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Blaze at disused school building in Ainsdale

Fire crews were called to a disused school building on Merseyside in the early hours of Sunday.

The building caught fire at the old school off Liverpool Road, Ainsdale, just after 0500 BST.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said that at its height 50 firefighters tackled the blaze, which was centred on the roof of the three-storey building.

The flames were put out but some fire crews remained at the scene damping down.

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