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Digger on fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 15:18
  • Location:
    Warrington Road, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Fire crews were called to a digger which was on fire on Warrington Road, Runcorn. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Cardboard compactor on fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 09:55
  • Location:
    Cockhedge Way, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood, one from Lymm and one from Penketh
Fire crews were called to a fire in a cardboard compactor in a commercial building on Cockhedge Way, Warrington. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Wooden lodge on fire in Eaton

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 04:33
  • Location:
    Back Lane, Eaton
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Congleton, two from Macclesfield and one from Northwich

Wooden lodge on fire in EatonFire crews were called to a wooden lodge which was on fire on Back Lane, Eaton. On arrival crews found a well developed fire involving a single storey wooden lodge.

Crews, two wearing breathing apparatus, tackled the fire using four main jets. The incident is ongoing.

Crews were at the scene for nine hours.

Unexploded firework in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 01:30
  • Location:
    Meadow Drive, Northwich
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich
Firefighters were called to Meadow Drive, Northwich, after a report of an unexploded firework being left near to a fire. Crews found a plastic chair had been set alight by fireworks and used a hose reel jet to extinguish it. Police were called to attend.

Rubbish fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 23:09
  • Location:
    Coleridge Close, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Tarporley
Fire crews were called to controlled burning which was causing a nuisance on Coleridge Close, Chester. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Small fire in a field in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 22:06
  • Location:
    Lumber Lane, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Fire crews were called to a small fire in a farmers field on Lumber Lane, Warrington. The fire, measuring approximately 10 square metres, was caused by embers from a nearby controlled burn and crews used a hose reel jet to put it out.

Car fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 21:39
  • Location:
    Parkgate Road, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane
Firefighters were called to a car fire on Parkgate Road, Chester. On arrival crews found the car was well alight and they used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Rubbish fire in Waverton

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 21:35
  • Location:
    Heath Lane, Waverton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Chester
Fire crews were called to a large rubbish fire on Heath Lane, Waverton. Crews discovered a large amount of wood was being burnt and was out of control. Crews used two hose reel jets to put out the fire.

Small fire in Handforth

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 20:07
  • Location:
    Knowle Park, Handforth
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
Firefighters were called to Knowle Park, Handforth, after a small fire in a wooded area. Crews used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire. Police also attended the incident.

Straw fire in Cholmondeston

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 15:17
  • Location:
    South View Lane, Cholmondeston
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Nantwich
Fire crews were called to a straw fire on South View Lane, Cholmondeston. Crews used a stack drag and a hose reel jet to put out the fire.

Rubbish fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 10:36
  • Location:
    Llandovery Close, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford
Fire crews were called to a large quantity of rubbish on fire in a back garden on Llandovery Close, Winsford. Crews extinguished the fire, which mainly consisted of plastic, using a hose reel jet.

Bonfire in High Legh

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 22:56
  • Location:
    Swineyard Lane, High Legh.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
Firefighters from Warrington used one hose reel jet to extinguish a bonfire involving a large quantity of refuge which was well alight on Swineyard Lane, High Legh.

The cause of the fire is believed to be malicious and anyone with any information is asked to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Fire in open small fire in Peover

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 21:48
  • Location:
    A50, Peover.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Knutsford

Shortly before 10pm firefighters from Knutsford and Lymm attended a fire on the A50 at over Peover, near Knutsford.

On arrival crews found a large bonfire which was encroaching on a nearby hedgerow. After conducting an assessment of the scene and decision was taken to extinguish the fire.

Crews used two main jets to extinguish the fire and were on scene for one hour and 10 minutes.

Skip fire in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 21:42
  • Location:
    Vaudrey Crescent, Congleton.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Congleton
Firefighters from Congleton used one hose reel jet to extinguish a skip fire which was well alight on a driveway on Vaudrey Crescent, Congleton. The team were in attendance for approximately 15 minutes.

Small fire in an alleyway in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 19:03
  • Location:
    Darlington Avenue, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
Firefighters from Crewe used a water backpack to extinguish a small quantity of paper which was on fire in an alleyway between Darlington Avenue and Monks Lane.

Small grass fire in Halton Brook

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 18:31
  • Location:
    Boston Avenue, Halton Brook, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Firefighters from Runcorn used a water back pack to extinguish a small grass fire on Boston Avenue, Halton Brook.

Wheelie bin fire in Davenham

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 13:40
  • Location:
    Hartford Road, Davenham, Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich
Firefighters from Northwich used one hose reel jet to extinguish a wheelie bin fire on Hartford Road, Davenham. Crews were in attendance for approximately 15 minutes.
For more information about wheelie bin safety visit: http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/campaigns/awareness-campaigns/wheelie-bin-fire-safety

Small vehicle fire

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 07:17
  • Location:
    Hope Farm Road, Great Sutton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters from Ellesmere Port attended a vehicle fire near Hope Farm Methodist Church. The fire involved a Vauxhall Zafira which was well alight.
Crews used one hose reel jet and one breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. An adjacent vehicle was also damaged as a result of the incident. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated.
The team were in attendance for approximately one hour 40 minutes.

Van fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 06:31
  • Location:
    Guardian Street, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
At approximately 6.30am firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle fire on Guardian Street, Warrington. The fire involved a small van which was well alight on the roadway behind the hospital.
Crews used one hose reel jet and one breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. An adjacent vehicle was also damaged as a result of the incident. The cause of the fire is currently being investigated.

Small bonfire in Crewe park

  • Time of Incident:
    18/05/2018 - 22:48
  • Location:
    Queens Park Gardens,Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
Firefighters from Crewe used one hose reel jet to extinguish a small bonfire near to the golf course in Queens Park, Crewe.
The fire involved a pile of rubbish and is believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML68144. Information can also be passed anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

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