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Collision involving a car and a van in Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2018 - 17:16
  • Location:
    Manchester Road, Knutsford
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Lymm and one from Greater Manchester
At around 5.15pm firefighters were called to a report of a collision involving a car and a van outside Cottons Hotel on Manchester Road in Knutsford.
On arrival crews discovered that a man in the saloon car was injured.
He got himself out of the car and was assessed by paramedics.
Firefighters made the vehicles safe and were in attendance for around half-an-hour.

Collision in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2018 - 07:45
  • Location:
    Robin Lane, Macclesfield.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield and Congleton.
Crews attended a two vehicle collision at the junction of Robin Lane and London Road, Macclesfield.One person was reported as being medically trapped and crews  Firefighters quickly assisted with one casualty who was medically trapped. Fire crews remained at scene for approximately twenty minutes assisting ambulance and making the scene safe.

Car fire in Neston

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2018 - 05:47
  • Location:
    Chester High Road, Neston.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane
Crews attended a car well alight in Chester High Road, Neston. Crews used a hose reel and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.

Fire at a house in Hunsterson

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2018 - 04:23
  • Location:
    Pewit Lane, Hunsterson.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Nantwich and Audlem.
Firefighters attended reports a the smell of smoke at a house in Pewit Lane, Hunsterston. Crews discovered a fire in the cavity and ground floor and first floor. They damped down the area and dug out the affected area. They then used ladders to get to the roof to remove tiles and the affected batons to fully extinguish the fire.

Flooding in Weston

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2018 - 22:00
  • Location:
    Main Road, Weston.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Crewe
Firefigthers were called to a flooding in Weston. Three foot of water was encroaching on a house in Main Road,Weston. Crews began using a small pump to remove the water from the front of the house and the drains. They then used a main pump and another pump to help them remove the water.

Small fire in Middlewich

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2018 - 19:37
  • Location:
    Lewin Street, Middlewich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Middlewich
Firefighters were called to a small fire in Lewin Street, Middlewich. Crews used a hose reel jet and a dry powder extinguisher to put out the fire.

Car fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2018 - 17:17
  • Location:
    Ramsbrook Lane, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Firefighters attended a car on fire after it left the road and entered a field off Ramsbrook Lane, Widnes. Crews used a hose reel and one breathing apparatus to put out the flames.

Large waste fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2018 - 16:52
  • Location:
    Juniper Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood
Firefighters were called to a large waste fire off Juniper Lane in Warrington. Crews used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

Van fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2018 - 10:55
  • Location:
    Badgersrake Lane, Little Sutton, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane
At around 10.55am firefighters were called to reports of a fire involving a van on Badgersrake Lane in Little Sutton, Ellesmere Port.
On arrival the crew discovered a Ford Connect van well alight.
Firefighters, including one wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.
They were in attendance for around 45 minutes.

Small fire at engineering solutions provider in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2018 - 09:46
  • Location:
    Chapel Road, Penketh, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Warrington and one from Penketh
At around 9.45am firefighters were called to a report of smoke coming from Boulting Ltd on Chapel Road in Penketh, Warrington.
On arrival at the engineering solutions provider crews found smoke coming from a manufacturing warehouse measuring approximately 30 metres by 60 metres.
The premises had been evacuated and two fighters wearing breathing apparatus used a thermal imaging camera to check the warehouse for signs of fire.
They discovered that a small fire in a boiler room had gone out prior to their arrival.
The boiler, gas and electrics were isolated to make sure that the site was safe and firefighters were in attendance for more than an hour.

Person trapped following a collision involving a car and a HGV in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2018 - 08:19
  • Location:
    A50 junction with Mill Lane, Holmes Chapel
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Holmes Chapel and one from Sandbach
At around 8.20am firefighters were called to a report of a collision involving a car and a stationary heavy goods vehicle on the A50 junction with Mill Lane in Holmes Chapel.
On arrival crews discovered that someone was trapped in the saloon car.
Firefighters had to cut the roof off the vehicle to free the person trapped.
Once the roof had been removed using specialist cutting equipment, the casualty was extricated by firefighters and then handed over to the care of paramedics.
Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour and 50 minutes.

Car fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 22:32
  • Location:
    Orme Crescent, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield
Firefighters attended to a car on fire at an address on Orme Crescent in Macclesfield.

Crews, wearing two breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet and dry powder to extinguish the fire.


Fence on fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 19:08
  • Location:
    Wyoming Close, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Firefighters attended to a fence on fire at an address on Wyoming Close in Warrington.

One hose reel was used by crews to put out the fire.

Tree fire in Wilmslow

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 18:16
  • Location:
    Manchester Road, Wilmslow
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
Firefighters attended to a tree on fire at a garden centre on Manchester Road in Wilmslow.

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

Person trapped after a tree fell on car in Tarporley

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 13:31
  • Location:
    Forest Road, Tarporley
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich and one from Winsford
Fire crews were called to Forest Road, Tarporley, after a tree fell on a car, trapping a casualty. Crews worked with a professional tree surgeon to help remove the tree before crews removed the roof of the vehicle using hydraulic cutting equipment.
Crews extracted the casualty from the vehicle before handing them over to the care of paramedics. The casualty has been taken to hospital via air ambulance.

Boy stuck in tree in Burwardsley

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 11:57
  • Location:
    School Lane, Burwardsley
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Tarporley
Fire crews were called to rescue a boy who trapped his leg between two branches on School Lane, Burwardsley. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to remove a branch and release the boy. He was then checked over by paramedics.

Car fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 04:01
  • Location:
    Liverpool Road, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh and one from Warrington
Car fire in Warrington

Fire crews were called to a car fire on Liverpool Road, Warrington. Crews, one wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the fire. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

If you have any information about the incident then please call Cheshire Police.


HGV fire in Lymm

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 03:10
  • Location:
    Cliff Lane, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm and one from Stockton Heath
Firefighters were called to a HGV which had caught fire at Lymm services. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to put out the fire. They then checked the vehicle using a thermal imaging camera.
The fire had been caused by overheated brakes which then set fire to wood and electrical items which were in the trailer. 
Crews were at the scene for an hour and 20 minutes.

Man rescued after becoming trapped in machinery in Cholmondeston

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2018 - 02:48
  • Location:
    Winsford Road, Cholmondeston
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Nantwich, two from Crewe and a fire engine and the major incident rescue unit from Winsford
Fire crews were called to Winsford Road, Cholmondeston, after a report of an accident on a railway line. One man, who was working on the line, had become trapped in machinery. Crews and paramedics freed the casualty before handing him into the care of paramedics. He had sustained a serious injury and was taken to hospital.
A second casualty with minor injuries had been released prior to the fire service's arrival.
Crews were at the scene for two and half hours.

Shed fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    18/09/2018 - 17:11
  • Location:
    Halton Road, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn and one from Widnes
Firefighters attended to a garden shed well alight at an address on Halton Road in Runcorn.

Crews, wearing two breathing apparatus, tackled the blaze with one hose reel to bring the fire under control.

They were at the scene for approximately 90 minutes.