Firefighters tackle severe blaze at Cloudside shooting ground

FIREFIGHTERS have been tackling a severe blaze in a single-storey building at Cloudside Shooting Ground near Congleton.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service requested assistance from neighbouring Cheshire Fire Service in tackling the incident

Crews from Leek, Sandyford, Biddulph, Hanley and Congleton were called to the fire in Red Lane, Cloudside shortly before four o’clock yesterday afternoon.

The approximate 10 metres by 15 metres building was well alight on their arrival.

Cloudside is one of the premier clay pigeon and target range shooting grounds in the region.