Six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform sent to fire at Blackpool Tower

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More information from the scene is due to come in.

 

This morning, six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform have been deployed to Blackpool Tower following reports of smoke in the building.

Taking to Twitter, Lancashire Fire and Rescue confirmed that there was full evacuation of the Tower, and no injuries have been reported.

Firefighters are now doing a full search of the building to establish where the smoke has originated.

Firefighters are currently searching Blackpool Tower, to establish where the smoke has come from. Image: Lancashire Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters are currently searching Blackpool Tower, to establish where the smoke has come from. Image: Lancashire Fire and Rescue.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police also confirmed they had received a call at 11:30 am regarding smoke presence at Blackpool Tower, first appearing at around 10:15 am, however police did not attend the scene.

More information to follow.

Blackpool Tower had to be evacuated and six fire engines attended the scene.

Blackpool Tower had to be evacuated and six fire engines attended the scene.