Time of Incident: 21/05/2018 - 18:11
Location: Longbarn Lane, Warrington.
Attendance: Two fire engines attended - one from Lymm and one from Warrington
At 6.11pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in
the grounds of a nursing home on Longbarn Lane, Warrington.
Crews from Warrington and Lymm were deployed to the scene
and on arrival they discovered a fire in a smoking shelter area outside the
The team used water to extinguish the fire.
An elderly man was injured as a result of the incident. He
was initially treated by firefighters at the scene and has since been taken to
Whiston Hospital; his condition is described as critical.
Enquiries into the cause of the fire are ongoing.