A fire broke out an industrial estate business premises this afternoon, Monday.

The blaze took place at a site on Sedgley Park Trading Estate in Prestwich, off Ardent Way, just before 4pm today, Monday.

Six fire engines were sent to the incident and two police vehicles and an ambulance were in attendance too.

A man was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics.

The cause of the fire, which has now been extinguished, is not known, with smoke having got into a number of units on the estate, leaving them smoke- logged.

A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) drone was also being used in the firefighting efforts, it is understood.

A GMFRS spokesperson said: “Shortly after 3.55pm this afternoon (Monday), six fire engines from Broughton, Salford, Gorton, Whitefield and Manchester Central fire stations were called to attend a commercial building fire on Ardent Way, Prestwich.

“Crews arrived quickly and are using six breathing apparatus, two hose reels, a positive pressure ventilation fan and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.

"One male casualty suffering from smoke inhalation was treated by North West Ambulance Service at the scene.

“Firefighters remain in attendance at this time.”