Officers from Cheshire Police are currently assisting Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service at the scene of a serious fire in Ellesmere Port.
The fire at St Saviours School, Seacombe Drive in Great Sutton, was reported to officers shortly after 5.20pm today, Tuesday 1 August. The cause of the fire is currently unknown and there are not believed to be any injuries at the current time.
As a result of the fire approximately 20 residents from adjacent properties have been evacuated from their homes and people in the nearby area are advised to keep their windows and doors closed due to heavy smoke.
Members of the public are asked to avoid the area and a number of road closures are currently in place whilst firefighters deal with the fire, including Seacombe Drive, Ringway and Charter Crescent.
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 693 of 1/8/2017.