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Domestic building fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2018 - 12:20
  • Location:
    Nicholas Street Mews, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane along with an aerial platform from Crewe
Firefighters from Powey Lane and Crewe attended reports of a fire at an address on Nicholas Street Mews, Chester.
On arrival at the scene crews found that an unattended pan had overheated and caused the smoke alarm to activate. The crews removed the pan from the property and used a large fan to clear the smoke. The team were detained at the scene for approximately 20 minutes.

Animal rescue near Nantwich

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2018 - 11:36
  • Location:
    Coole Lane, Coole Pilate
  • Attendance:
    Four fire crews attended, one fire engine from Lymm, one fire engine from Whitchurch, the animal rescue unit from Bollington and the Rope rescue unit from Lymm.
Firefighters from Lymm, Whitchurch and Bollington attended the Shropshire Union Canal in Coole Pilate following reports that a cow had fallen into the canal.
The team worked with the farmer at the scene and used a rope rescue kit to retrieve the cow from the water. the team were in attendance at the scene for approximately two hours 30 minutes.

Building fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2018 - 11:38
  • Location:
    Hinton Road, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Crewe and one from Sandbach.
Firefighters from Crewe and Sandbach used a covering jet to extinguish a domestic building fire on Hinton Road. the team then used a large fan to clear the smoke from the property. There are no reports of any injuries.

Garden fire in Penketh

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2018 - 09:27
  • Location:
    Roeburn Way, Penketh, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Firefighters from Penketh used one hose reel jet to extinguish an unattended garden incinerator. The team were at the scene for approximately 15 minutes.

Hay fire in Kermincham

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2018 - 04:02
  • Location:
    Forty Acre Lane, Kermincham
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Holmes Chapel, from Congleton and one from Middlewich

Hay fire in KerminchamFire crews were called to a hay fire on Forty Acre Lane, Kermincham. Crews used two hose reel jets and a digger to tackle the fire which consisted of 40 small hay bales in an open barn.

Crews used a thermal imaging camera to check the hay before leaving the site.


Grass fire in Rudheath

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 19:34
  • Location:
    Pennys Lane, Rudheath
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Northwich
Firefighters were called to a grass fire on Pennys Lane, Rudheath. The fire was approximately 40m by 20m and was well alight on arrival of the crews. They used two hose reel jets to put out the fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately.
If you have any information about the incident then please call Cheshire Police.

Girl with trapped finger in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 18:29
  • Location:
    Cavendish Farm Road, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn
Firefighters were called to a park in Cavendish Farm Road, Runcorn, after a teenager got their finger stuck in a swing. Crews managed to release the girl's finger from the swing, which was stuck in a chain link. No ambulance was required.

Small fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 18:24
  • Location:
    Lakeside Close, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes
Fire crews were called to a small fire in the open on Lakeside Close, Widnes. Crews used a beater to put out the fire.

Rubbish fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 17:05
  • Location:
    Kenilworth Court, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Ellesmere Port
Fire crews were called to a rubbish fire involving pallets and plastics on Kenilworth Court, Ellesmere Port. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Refus fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 16:07
  • Location:
    Alnwick Drive, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port.
Firefighters from Ellesmere Port used one hose reel jet to tackle a small refuse fire in an alleyway of Alnwick Drive. the team were detained at the scene for approximately ten minutes.

Fire in a garden in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 14:53
  • Location:
    Ledston Close, Windmill Hill, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
At around 2.55pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in Ledston Close, Windmill Hill, Runcorn.
On arrival the crew discovered that it was a case of controlled burning in a garden.
Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for around 10 minutes.

Collision on the M6

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 11:21
  • Location:
    M6 Southbound between junctions 19 and 18
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Lymm and one from Greater Manchester

At approximately 11:20 firefighters from Lymm and Greater Manchester were called to reports of a collision on the M6 southbound carriageway near Knutsford.

Crews used electronic cutting to release one casualty who was mechanically trapped. The also released a further three casualties who were medically trapped in their vehicles. All of the casualties have since been passed to the care of North West Ambulance Service.

The team were detained at the scene for approximately 50 minutes.


Bin fire at the entrance to a park in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 04:25
  • Location:
    Alder Lane, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
At around 4.25am firefighters were called to reports of a bin being on fire on Alder Lane in Warrington.
On arrival the crew discovered that the bin was at the entrance to a park.
Firefighters extinguished the small fire with water and were in attendance for around 15 minutes.

Fire involving five wheelie bins in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 04:12
  • Location:
    Orford Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
At around 4.15am firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open on Orford Avenue in Warrington.
On arrival the crew discovered five wheelie bins on fire.
The fire spread to the gate at the back of a domestic property.
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and then damped the area down to make it safe.
They were in attendance for around half-an-hour.
Police were also in attendance.
The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with information about the incident should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
For wheelie bin fire safety advice visit http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety.

Wheelie bin fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 02:47
  • Location:
    Sandringham Gardens, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
At around 2.50am firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open near a house's garden wall at Sandringham Gardens in Ellesmere Port.
The crew discovered that the fire involved a wheelie bin.
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 10 minutes.
The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with information about the incident should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
For wheelie bin fire safety advice visit http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety.

Fire at a flat in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 23:22
  • Location:
    Poplars Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - from Warrington and Penketh
At around 11.20pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a flat on Poplars Avenue in Warrington.
On arrival the crews discovered that the fire involved a first floor flat, a smoke alarm was sounding and all persons were accounted for.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Crews then damped the area down to make sure it was safe and used a large high pressure fan to clear smoke from the property.
A cat was rescued from the property and a male suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation was handed over to the care of paramedics.
The casualty was taken to hospital via ambulance.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 55 minutes.

Refuse fire at a golf club in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 22:06
  • Location:
    Dundalk Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
At around 10.05pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open at St Michaels Jubilee Golf Course on Dundalk Road in Widnes.
On arrival the crew discovered that the fire involved rubbish.
Firefighters extinguished the refuse fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for around an hour.

Fire in the open at a leisure park in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 21:55
  • Location:
    Dunwoody Way, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
At around 9.55pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open at Phoenix Leisure Park on Dunwoody Way, Crewe.
On arrival the crew discovered an unauthorised campfire.
Firefighters used water to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 20 minutes.

Fire at a farm in Alderley Edge

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 20:34
  • Location:
    Chelford Road, Alderley Edge
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
At around 8.30pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open at a farm on Chelford Road in Alderley Edge.
On arrival the crew discovered that it was a case of controlled burning that had been left unattended.
Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for under an hour.

Hedge fire in Wilmslow

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 14:08
  • Location:
    Clay Lane, Wilmslow
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Wilmslow
Fire crews were called to a hedge fire on Clay Lane, Wilmslow. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

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