Fire crews battle to save Woolton Hall after ‘explosion’ – latest updates


A huge fire has broken out at the grounds of the historic Woolton Hall country house.

Pictures and video shared with the ECHO show a large plume of black smoke coming from the direction of the building.

Woolton Hall is one of the last remaining mansion houses in Liverpool, originally built in 1704.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue service were called out at 17.51 this evening.

Details are limited but we have a reporter and a photographer on their way to the scene.

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