DEMOLITION work will have to be carried out at Dave's Carpet Warehouse after the building was ravaged by fire.

The blaze started at the site in Darnley Street shortly before 5am on Friday.

At the height of the blaze, 10 fire engines were deployed and 45 people were evacuated from neighbouring properties.

Over the weekend, fire crews dampened down the final hot spots.

The extent of the damage means that demolition work will have

Dave's Carpet Warehouse boss Dave Todd said that while the warehouse has been destroyed, the business is carrying on. It can still be contacted on 0161 226 2742.