Liverpool

Large fire at Norton Scrap Yard in Liverpool

Firefighters in Liverpool have been tackling a large blaze at a scrap metal yard close to the city's docks.

Twelve fire appliances and about 50 firefighters attended the blaze at Norton Scrap Yard, which broke out at about 19:00 GMT on Saturday.

The fire is under control but fire crews are expected to remain at site on the corner of Regent Road and Derby Road for several hours.

There is minor disruption to traffic in the area.

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