Fire at Old Trafford Stadium

A fire at Manchester United’s Old Trafford ground has been put out.

Smoke could be seen above the stadium this morning

Crews were called at 7am this morning to reports of a fire in one of the stands.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services said: “We were called at 6.58am to Sir Matt Busby Way.

“Three fire engines from Manchester, Salford and Stretford attended the scene.

“We have isolated the electrics and extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus and a CO2 fire extinguisher.”

Reports suggest that the fire started in the motor room of the stand.

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