BREAKING: Apartment block fire in the Northern Quarter, Manchester

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in an apartment block in Manchester city centre.

A spokesman for Manchester Fire said the ninth and 10th floors of a 12-storey block on Joiner Street were on fire and 12 engines are at the scene.

Police said there were road closures in Joiner Street and in Church Street, between High Street and Tib Street.

It’s not clear yet whether there have been any casualties.

It’s understood that 11 fire engines have been called to fight the blaze.

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