Salford fire disrupts train services in Greater Manchester
Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate route suspended as smoke billows over area
A fire that caused a huge plume of smoke to drift over Manchester has led to disruption for commuters.
Emergency crews were called to the blaze, involving a large quantity of tyres and light goods, in Salford at 5.44am on Tuesday. The fire, in Ford Lane, blocked train lines between Manchester Victoria and Wigan Wallgate.
Great big fire in Salford with loads of thick black smoke, fire brigade on hand. pic.twitter.com/RRBaweETOB
Source: Guardian Transport