BREAKING: Massive 'explosion' and fire rock historic Liverpool mansion


A HUGE fire has broken out at a historic house in Liverpool, with reports of an explosion.

DISASTER: A huge plume of smoke was picture rising from the scene (Pic: LIVERPOOL ECHO )

Woolton Hall, the only remains of a 315-year-old mansion houses in the city, was rocked by the flames this afternoon. 

Merseyside Fire and Rescue were called out at 17.51, the service said. 

315-year-old Woolton Hall is one of the last remaining mansion houses in Liverpool

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