Two people may be trapped after fire at paintball centre

first_imgSix fire engines attended the sceneCredit:@AmyFaithPhoto/PA the scene of a fire at the Desert Storm paintball site in Borough Road, St Helens, Merseyside Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said it had reports of two people entering the building who have yet to come out.As more than six engines fought the fire, part of the roof collapsed and a large number of tyres burned, causing a huge plume of smoke to rise into the sky. Pictures showed smoke could be seen from far away Pictures showed smoke could be seen from far awayCredit:Steve Samosa/Mercury Presscenter_img Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a paintball centre amid fears two people are trapped inside.Crews were called at around 5pm to the Desert Storm paintball site in Borough Road, St Helens, Merseyside, where they found the building alight. The fire service said the nearby Pilkington’s factory has been evacuated but has not been affected by the blaze.”Residents are advised to keep doors and windows shut until further notice,” a spokesman added. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img

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