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LIVE: Busy road closed with people urged to 'avoid area' as fire crews respond to incident - latest updates

A busy road in Heywood is shut this morning as fire crews respond to an 'incident'.

York Street in the centre of the town is currently shut off in both directions. It has been closed between Hartley Street to Green Lane since the early hours of this morning, according to traffic alert service Inrix.

The Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have urged people to avoid the area. A post on X at around 5.25am said: "Firefighters are currently at the scene of an incident on York Street, Heywood.

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"Please avoid the area as road closures are in place." The exact nature of the incident has not yet been confirmed.

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A Cadent gas van is on the scene on York Street this morning.

According to eyewitnesses, the incident this morning is near The White Lion pub on York Street.

Pictures show a cordon in place across the road near the pub.

People have been urged to avoid the area as crews respond.

Firefighters are currently at the scene of an incident on York Street, Heywood.

Please avoid the area as road closures are in place.

The busy road through the town centre is closed both ways this morning.

It is shut between Hartley Street and Green Lane.