AN eyewitness tweeted a picture of Old Trafford with smoke coming out of it
A fire alarm has been going off at the famous stadium since 7am this morning.
Emergency services are at the scene tackling the blaze.
Sarah Louise Feeney tweeted: ‘Fire at Old Trafford in South Stand..Fire alarm going off since 7am and smoke!!”
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Fire at Old Trafford in South Stand..Fire alarm going off since 7am and smoke
Sarah Louise Feeney
The blaze began in the lift motor room and is believed to have been caused by a faulty lift.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 6.58am to Sir Matt Busby Way.
"Three fire engines from Manchester, Salford and Stretford attended the scene.
"We have isolated the electrics and extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus and a CO2 fire extinguisher.
"We are still on the scene."
More to follow…