FIREFIGHTERS spent nearly three hours putting out a blaze which broke out at a flat in Leigh yesterday evening (Saturday).

Three fire engines attended the property on Manchester Road, Leigh at around 6.20pm. 

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: "We attended a fire at a domestic property. Crews used breathing apparatus and two hose-reels to extinguish the fire.

"We were there for two hours and 50 minutes."