Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a derelict building in Oldham tonight.
The fire broke out at the two-storey building on Meek Street in Royton just after 6.30pm.
Four fire engines are currently at the scene, a spokesperson for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said.
A cordon is in place around the area.
Pictures and videos show a huge plume of smoke from the fire billowing into the air.
People who live nearby are being urged to keep their windows and doors shut.
In a statement, a GMFRS spokesperson said: "GMFRS is tackling a fire at a derelict, two-storey building on Meek Street, Royton.
"We received the call at 6.36pm, and four fire engines from Rochdale and Oldham are currently at the scene.
"Cordons are in place and firefighters are using two hose reels and two jets to bring the fire under control.
"Please avoid the area, and if you live nearby please keep windows and doors closed."