Firefighters battled a blaze at a restaurant on the border of Manchester and Trafford.

The emergency services were called to Jerk Junction, at the junction of Manchester Road and Seymour Grove, at around 10.30am on Wednesday.

Firefighters from Manchester Central, Moss Side, Salford and Stretford battled the blaze, which spread to the above flats, for around two hours.

The team at Jerk Junction said it was 'devastated' in a post on social media.

A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Shortly after 10.30am on Wednesday firefighters were called to a fire on Manchester Road.

"Three fire engines from Moss Side, Stretford and Salford and an aerial ladder platform from Manchester Central attended the scene where a fire started in a restaurant and spread to the above flats.

"Firefighters used breathing apparatus, hose reels, a short extension ladder, a hearth kit and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

"Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours." 

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