FIVE fire crews are currently battling a fire raging at a building in Mirion Street, Crewe.

Firefighters from Northwich, Crewe, Nantwich, Middlewich and Holmes Chapel are currently dealing with the fire, which was reported at 3.12pm.

The building was well alight on arrival of the crews and there are reports of 'a lot of smoke in the area'.

Residents in the Queen Street and Henry Street area are being advised to stay indoors and keep windows closed while the fire is being dealt with.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have searched the building with a thermal imaging camera.