Machinery sparks fire at factory

Fire service
Fire service

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at a factory in an industrial estate.

Crews were called to SCA Hygiene, in Pimbo Road, Skelmersdale, at 5.40pm on Saturday following reports machinery had set on fire.

Firefighters using breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using a hose reel and were on scene for several hours.

No-one was injured.

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company, specialising in Tork, Velvet Facial and consumer own brand tissue products for major retailers.