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Three fire engines called to heater blaze in Altrincham town centre

By David Prior at

Three fire engines were called out to a small fire at an Altrincham opticians today.

Firefighters were called to Optieye Care on Regent Road at 12.47pm to put out a fire involving a wall heater on the ground floor.

Firefighters at the scene of the incident at lunchtime today

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were needed and one hose reel used.

The fire was quickly brought under control and the fire engines left the scene at around 1.30pm.

The fire, which began in a wall heater, was quickly brought under control