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Pigeon rescued from netting in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 20:11
  • Location:
    Cromwell Road, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Fire crews were called to rescue a pigeon which had become stuck in netting near to a social club on Cromwell Road in Ellesmere Port.

Firefighters liaised with the RSPCA by using a seven metre ladder to reach the pigeon 25 feet high.

Once safely brought down the pigeon was handed to the care of the RSPCA.

Wheelie bin fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 19:44
  • Location:
    Meadway, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Firefighters attended to a wheelie bin on fire on fire on Meadway in Runcorn and used a hose reel to ensure it was fully extinguished.

View our safety advice on how to prevent a wheelie bin fire.

http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/campaigns/awareness-campaigns/wheelie-bin-fire-safety

Wood on fire in Winsford field

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 19:34
  • Location:
    Finsbury Walk, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford
Firefighters attended to a small amount of wood well alight on a field on Finsbury Walk in Winsford.

Crews used one hose reel to put out the fire and made the area safe.

Cat stuck in tree in Great Sutton

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 19:16
  • Location:
    Hargrave Drive, Great Sutton in Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Fire crews were called to reports of a cat stuck in a tree on Hargrave Drive in Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port.

Firefighters assisted the RSPCA by climbing a short extension ladder to reach the cat which was 20ft high and a hose reel jet.
 
Crews safely brought the cat down and reunited it with its owner.

Tyres on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 17:39
  • Location:
    Earle Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
Firefighters were called to reports of tyres well alight on Earle Road in Widnes.

Crews attended to the incident, near a gym, and used a hose reel to put out the fire.

One person assisted from a car in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 12:15
  • Location:
    Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington and one from Widnes
Fire crews were called to a road traffic collision on Widlerspool Causeway, Warrington. Crews assisted one person from a car after a crash between a HGV and a car. The woman was uninjured.

Conservatory fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 11:58
  • Location:
    Allendale, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Birchwood and one from Penketh
Firefighters were called to a conservatory fire on Allendale, Runcorn. The fire was well alight on arrival and crews, two wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.
One man was taken to hospital for a check up after suffering from slight smoke inhalation.
Crews were in attendance for two hours.

House fire in Barnton

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 11:40
  • Location:
    Manor Drive, Barnton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Winsford and one from Northwich
Fire crews were called to a house fire on Manor Drive, Barnton. The fire was in a utility room and a dishwasher was on fire. Crews, two wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet and a covering jet to bring the fire under control.
Crews were at the scene for an hour and 10 minutes.

Wheelie bin fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    17/09/2018 - 11:32
  • Location:
    Brereton Close, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe
Fire crews were called to a wheelie bin fire on Brereton Close, Crewe. Crews used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.

Chimney fire in Higher Hurdsfield

  • Time of Incident:
    16/09/2018 - 15:41
  • Location:
    Roewood Lane, Higher Hurdsfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield
Fire crews were called to a chimney fire on Roewood Lane, Higher Hurdsfield. Crews used chimney rods to put out the fire.

Shed fire in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    16/09/2018 - 04:07
  • Location:
    Nursery Lane, Congleton.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Congleton
Firefighters were called to an address in Nursery Lane following reports of a shed well alight. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and a hose reel extinguished the flames.

Cooker fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    15/09/2018 - 18:01
  • Location:
    Somerford Walk, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh and Widnes.
Fiefighters were called to a cooker fire in a property on Somerford Walk in Widnes. Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish the fire. They then used a large fan to disperse the smoke.

Cavity wall fire in Holmes Chapel

  • Time of Incident:
    15/09/2018 - 12:46
  • Location:
    Bromley Drive, Holmes Chapel.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Holmes Chapel and Sandbach
Firefighters were called to an address in Bromley Drive, Holmes Chapel after an attempt to remove a wasps nest with a blow torch caused smoke to come from the cavity wall. Crews discovered small seats of fire in wall cavity. They used a hose reel to damp down and a thermal image camera and builders flexible camera to check for hotspots.

Smoke-logged plant room in Leighton

  • Time of Incident:
    15/09/2018 - 11:38
  • Location:
    Middlewich Road, Leighton.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Crewe and one from Birchwood
Firefighters were called to Leighton Hospital after an alarm was activated in a plant room. Crews discovered the room was smoke-logged and used a thermal imaging camera to establish the source. They found an air compressor which was causing the smoke and isolated the electrics.

Silo in Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    15/09/2018 - 13:48
  • Location:
    A50, Knutsford.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood, Sale and Macclesfield

One fire engine from Sale, Birchwood and Macclesfield and an aerial appliance from Macclesfield responded to a silo fire at a farm off the A50 at Mere, Knutsford. The fire involved a grain dryer and eight tonnes of grain in the silo.  Crews assisted the farmer in emptying the contents of the silo and used two hose reels to extinguish the fire.


People trapped on a roller coaster in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    15/09/2018 - 13:13
  • Location:
    Shackleton Close, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington and Lymm
Firefighters were called to Gulllivers World in Shackleton Close, Warrington following reports of approximately 21 people trapped on a roller coaster ride.
Crews, with the help of Gullivers World staff and paramedics worked to rescue them. They used ladders to help get to the people trapped on the ride which was approximately 20ft high up. They secured the carriages to ensure they were stable. A scaffolding tower was then built and those trapped continued to be freed and brought to safety.
The line rescue team set up a twin line lowering system to rescue three people. It is not believed there are any injuries. The last remaining are being brought down.

Update: 15:14
Crews are moving the scaffolding to the last carriage to rescue the four remaining people.

Update: 15:35
All those trapped on the ride have now been rescued. There aren't believed to be any injuries reported.

Smoke coming from an address in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    15/09/2018 - 02:47
  • Location:
    Buxton Road, Macclesfield.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Poynton and Macclesfield.
Firefighters attended reports of smoke coming from an address in Buxton Road in Macclesfield. Crews discovered two pans had been left on the cooker causing the smoke. Crews removed the pans and used a large fan to disperse the smoke.

Rubbish fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    14/09/2018 - 18:35
  • Location:
    Charter Avenue, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Firefighters were called to a fire in the garden of an address in Charter Avenue in Warrington. Fire crews used one hose reel jet to tackle the fire.

Two vehicle collision in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    14/09/2018 - 15:42
  • Location:
    A54, Winsford.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford and Northwich
Firefighters were called to a collision involving a lorry and a car in High Street, Winsford near the Red Lion. Both vehicles had left the road are were in a ditch. A casualty was medically trapped in the car and was released from the car by fire crews. The casualty was handed over to paramedics. The road was closed in both directions between DeBees and Winsford Train Station.

Smoke from unattended cooking in Sandbach

  • Time of Incident:
    13/09/2018 - 20:39
  • Location:
    Mellors Field Close, Sandbach
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Sandbach and one from Crewe
Unattended cooking caused smoke in a property in Sandbach, leading to firefighters being called out. A high pressure fan was used by the crew to clear the smoke and home safety advice was given to the householder.

Always follow our cooking safety advice.