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Laundry room fire in Haslington

  • Time of Incident:
    26/07/2017 - 20:50
  • Location:
    Clifford Grove, Haslington
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Crewe

Firefighters tackled a fire in a laundry room at a house on Clifford Grove. The crew, two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet with a covering jet in place to put out the fire. A tumble dryer was then removed to outside the property and the room ventilated,


Sheep rescued from canal in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    26/07/2017 - 15:03
  • Location:
    Barnfield Avenue, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn, the animal rescue unit from Bollington and the rope rescue unit from Lymm

Fire crews were called to reports of a sheep which was stuck in a canal on Barnfield Avenue, Runcorn. Firefighters launched the rescue raft to get the sheep out of the Bridgewater canal. The RSPCA also attended the incident. Crews were at the scene for approximately one hour.


Suspected electrical fault in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    25/07/2017 - 21:07
  • Location:
    Pooltown Road, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Ellesmere Port

A nursing home was evacuated as a precaution after a fire was reported in the laundry room of the property on Pooltown Road. Firefighters fully investigated the area and believed the cause to be an overheated washing machine. The laundry room was isolated and firefighters left the scene after approximately 50 minutes.


Engine fire in Mottram St Andrew

  • Time of Incident:
    25/07/2017 - 11:40
  • Location:
    Wilmslow Road, Mottram St Andrew
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow

Fire crews were called to a vehicle fire on Wilmslow Road, Mottram St Andrew. Crews found a car engine with smoke coming out of it on arrival and they used a hose reel jet to cool the engine.


Metal bin on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    24/07/2017 - 21:11
  • Location:
    Terrace Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes

A metal container full of rubbish was on fire on Terrace Road. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to bring the fire under control and asked police to attend as it is believed the fire was started deliberately.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.


Tree branches on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    24/07/2017 - 18:32
  • Location:
    Keats Close, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes

Fire crews were called to reports of tree branches on fire on Keats Close, Widnes. Crews used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire.


Industrial tumble dryer fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    24/07/2017 - 14:41
  • Location:
    Hurdsfield Road, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield and one from Congleton

Fire crews were called to an industrial tumble dryer which was on fire on Hurdsfield Road, Macclesfield. Crews used a dry powder extinguisher to put out the fire.


Fence on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    24/07/2017 - 14:06
  • Location:
    Widnes Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes

Fire crews were called to a fence which was on fire on land adjacent to Widnes Road, Widnes. Crews used a hose reel jet to put out the which had been started deliberately.
If you have any information about the incident then please call Cheshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Barn fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    23/07/2017 - 16:31
  • Location:
    Swanlow Lane, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    Four fire engines from Northwich, Winsford, Holmes Chapel and Crewe

Firefighters tackled a barn fire on Swanlow Lane. Hay inside a barn was on fire. The crews, four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, used a main jet and two hose reel jets to bring the blaze under control. Firefighters also moved livestock from a barn next door.


Road traffic collision in Wilmslow

  • Time of Incident:
    23/07/2017 - 03:43
  • Location:
    A34, wilmslow
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Wilmslow and two from Cheadle in Greater Manchester

Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision with one person trapped. Two people were out of the vehicle and the crew released one female who was handed to the care of paramedics. Police were in attendance at this incident.


Caravan on fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    23/07/2017 - 00:17
  • Location:
    Chapel Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington and one from Penketh

Two hose reels were used to extinguish a caravan which was on fire. It's believed that this fire was started deliberately. If you know anything then call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Small fire in the open in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    22/07/2017 - 22:03
  • Location:
    Maple Avenue, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn

A hose reel was used to extinguish a small fire on open ground. The fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately, involved rubbish. Call police on 101 if you know anything about who may have started it on Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Fire in wooded area in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    22/07/2017 - 20:26
  • Location:
    Talbot Close, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Birchwood

A small fire in a wooded area was extinguished by firefighters using water from a back pack.


Car on fire on M6

  • Time of Incident:
    22/07/2017 - 17:39
  • Location:
    Just before junction 21a of the M6, northbound.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington and one from Lymm

Firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish a car which was well alight just before junction 21a of the M6. Police were in attendance and two lanes were closed while the incident was dealt with.


Fire in scrap yard in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    22/07/2017 - 00:31
  • Location:
    Karalius Bros(waste) Ltd, Dennis Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    Fire engines from Widnes, Penketh, Runcorn, Chester ,Warrington, Frodsham and the aerial ladder platform and accompanying fire engine from Lymm

Fire in scrap yard in WidnesFirefighters were called to a fire involving scrap metal at a commercial premises in Widnes. The fire involved approximately 300 tonnes of scrap metal and three main jets and ground monitors were used to extinguish the flames. Crews moved scrap metal from the area to help with extinguishing the fire.

Relief crews arrived at 10.30 and monitored hot spots. Water run off was managed to ensure it didn't enter drains.

Mechanical contractors arrived on site mid-afternoon to Firefighters tackling a fire in Widnesremove scrap metal so that firefighters could damp down. The incident was reduced to three fire engines, which was again reduced at just after 5.30pm, leaving two fire engines and the aerial ladder platform with crews continuing to damp down.

On-site evacuation continued throughout the evening, with firefighters remaining at the scene overnight. Road closures remained in place until just after 7am on Sunday 30 July. Crews finally left the scene at 4.50pm.


House fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    21/07/2017 - 18:39
  • Location:
    Ways Green,Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Winsford and one from Northwich

Firefighters were called to a fire involving the ground floor of a terraced house and the crew used a hose reel and covering jets to extinguish it. A large fan was used to remove smoke from the property and a thermal imaging camera to check the property before crews left.


Industrial bin on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    21/07/2017 - 14:26
  • Location:
    Siding Court, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes

Fire crews were called to an industrial bin which was on fire on Siding Court, Widnes. Crews used a hose reel jet to put the fire.


Van fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    20/07/2017 - 23:52
  • Location:
    Victoria Avenue, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe

A fire involving a van was put out by firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, using a hose reel jet. Police were asked to attend as it is suspected that the fire was started deliberately.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 101 or Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 19 of 21 July.


Grass on fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    20/07/2017 - 20:03
  • Location:
    Stanney Mill Road, Little Stanney, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Ellesmere Port

Firefighters tackled a series of grass fires off Stanney Mill Road. Around 20 seats of fire, which were believed to have been started deliberately, were found and put out by crews using hose reel jets, water backpacks and beaters. The police helicopter was called in to assist to check from the air whether there were any more pockets of fire.

Arson is a crime, costing lives and damage to the environment. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 956 of 20 July.


Fire in wooded area in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    20/07/2017 - 19:35
  • Location:
    Mersey Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes

A large amount of wood which was well alight in a wooded area needed firefighters to attend on foot and extinguish it with a hand appliance.


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