Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) is currently in attendance at an incident on Scarisbrick New Road, Southport. The building is in a derelict former nursery.
Police have blocked off the road.
A spokesperson from Merseyside Fire & Rescue said: “Crews were alerted at 5.21pm and were on scene at 5.26pm. Three MFRS fire engines and the aerial appliance is in attendance, as well as one fire engine from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service.”
“On arrival, crews found a three-storey building with fire in the second floor and roof of the property.”
“Crews sectorised the incident, with main branches in use externally in two sectors. The aerial appliance is also in use as a water tower.”
Merseyside Police are in attendance and are providing road safety. This is an ongoing incident, please avoid the area.