FIREFIGHTERS tackled a wagon fire this afternoon, Thursday.

Two fire engines were called to Twist Lane in Leigh at around 2.40pm where a 7.5 tonne truck carrying washing machines was well alight.

An adjacent building also caught fire.

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Crews extinguished the flames and were on the scene until around 3.45pm.

Police and highway services were also in attendance.

No-one was reported to have been hurt in the incident.