Blaze breaks out at Bootle furniture warehouse

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Image caption Firefighters were called out at 19:00 BST to the fire

A fire has broken out at a furniture warehouse in Merseyside.

About 40 firefighters are tackling the blaze at the single-storey unit in Strand Road, Bootle.

Residents have been advised stay inside and shut their doors and windows due to the high volume of smoke in the area.

Plumes of black smoke could be seen for miles from the Livnstyle Furniture business unit.

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Image caption The fire at furniture clearance warehouse in Strand Road, Bootle sent plumes of black smoke into the air

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