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Refus fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 16:07
  • Location:
    Alnwick Drive, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port.
Firefighters from Ellesmere Port used one hose reel jet to tackle a small refuse fire in an alleyway of Alnwick Drive. the team were detained at the scene for approximately ten minutes.

Fire in a garden in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 14:53
  • Location:
    Ledston Close, Windmill Hill, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
At around 2.55pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in Ledston Close, Windmill Hill, Runcorn.
On arrival the crew discovered that it was a case of controlled burning in a garden.
Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for around 10 minutes.

Collision on the M6

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 11:21
  • Location:
    M6 Southbound between junctions 19 and 18
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Lymm and one from Greater Manchester
At approximately 11:20 firefighters from Lymm and Greater Manchester were called to reports of a collision on the M6 southbound carriageway near Knutsford.
Crews used electronic cutting to release one casualty who was mechanically trapped. The also released a further three casualties who were medically trapped in their vehicles. all of the casualties have since been passed to the care of North West Ambulance Service.
The team were detained at the scene for approximately 50 minutes.

Bin fire at the entrance to a park in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 04:25
  • Location:
    Alder Lane, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
At around 4.25am firefighters were called to reports of a bin being on fire on Alder Lane in Warrington.
On arrival the crew discovered that the bin was at the entrance to a park.
Firefighters extinguished the small fire with water and were in attendance for around 15 minutes.

Fire involving five wheelie bins in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 04:12
  • Location:
    Orford Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
At around 4.15am firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open on Orford Avenue in Warrington.
On arrival the crew discovered five wheelie bins on fire.
The fire spread to the gate at the back of a domestic property.
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and then damped the area down to make it safe.
They were in attendance for around half-an-hour.
Police were also in attendance.
The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with information about the incident should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
For wheelie bin fire safety advice visit http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety.

Wheelie bin fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2018 - 02:47
  • Location:
    Sandringham Gardens, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
At around 2.50am firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open near a house's garden wall at Sandringham Gardens in Ellesmere Port.
The crew discovered that the fire involved a wheelie bin.
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 10 minutes.
The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with information about the incident should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
For wheelie bin fire safety advice visit http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety.

Fire at a flat in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 23:22
  • Location:
    Poplars Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - from Warrington and Penketh
At around 11.20pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a flat on Poplars Avenue in Warrington.
On arrival the crews discovered that the fire involved a first floor flat, a smoke alarm was sounding and all persons were accounted for.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Crews then damped the area down to make sure it was safe and used a large high pressure fan to clear smoke from the property.
A cat was rescued from the property and a male suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation was handed over to the care of paramedics.
The casualty was taken to hospital via ambulance.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 55 minutes.

Refuse fire at a golf club in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 22:06
  • Location:
    Dundalk Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
At around 10.05pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open at St Michaels Jubilee Golf Course on Dundalk Road in Widnes.
On arrival the crew discovered that the fire involved rubbish.
Firefighters extinguished the refuse fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for around an hour.

Fire in the open at a leisure park in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 21:55
  • Location:
    Dunwoody Way, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
At around 9.55pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open at Phoenix Leisure Park on Dunwoody Way, Crewe.
On arrival the crew discovered an unauthorised campfire.
Firefighters used water to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 20 minutes.

Fire at a farm in Alderley Edge

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 20:34
  • Location:
    Chelford Road, Alderley Edge
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
At around 8.30pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open at a farm on Chelford Road in Alderley Edge.
On arrival the crew discovered that it was a case of controlled burning that had been left unattended.
Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for under an hour.

Hedge fire in Wilmslow

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 14:08
  • Location:
    Clay Lane, Wilmslow
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Wilmslow
Fire crews were called to a hedge fire on Clay Lane, Wilmslow. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Large rubbish fire in Weaverham

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 09:25
  • Location:
    Farm Road, Weaverham
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Northwich
Firefighters were called to a large uncontrolled rubbish fire on Farm Road, Weaverham. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Fire in the open in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 06:28
  • Location:
    Dane Street, Congleton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Congleton
Firefighters used water to extinguish a small fire on involving bushes near to the river Dane, off Dane Street, in Congleton. The team were in attendance at the scene for approximately 15 minutes.
The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate and anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting  IML126293; information can also be reported anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

Fire in the open in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 06:15
  • Location:
    Alnwick Drive, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to tackle a fire off Alnwick  Drive in Ellesmere Port. The fire involved a small quantity of rubbish in an alleyway near to an unused public house.  Crews were at the scene for approximately 15 minutes.

Building fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    17/07/2018 - 04:56
  • Location:
    Deepdale, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Widnes and one from Penketh.
Shortly before 5am firefighters were called to reports of a fire at an address on Deepdale in Widnes.
Crews from Widnes and Penketh attended and on arrival they discovered an outbuilding at the rear of the property was well alight, and there was risk that the fire may spread to the house.
The team used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for approximately one hour.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML126270. Information can also be passed anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

Fire in a field in Tiverton

  • Time of Incident:
    16/07/2018 - 13:46
  • Location:
    Huxley Lane, Tiverton in Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Tarporley
Fire crews used a hose reel to extinguish a small fire in a field on Huxley Lane in Tiverton in Chester.

Car fire in Wilmslow

  • Time of Incident:
    16/07/2018 - 03:23
  • Location:
    Park Crescent, Wilmslow
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
Crews attended to a car well alight on Park Crescent in Wilmslow.

A high pressure hose reel and breathing apparatus were used to put out the fire.

Rubbish fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    16/07/2018 - 01:51
  • Location:
    Windermere Road, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
Firefighters attended to a small rubbish fire at an address on Windermere Road in Crewe.

Crews used a hose reel to put out the fire.

Car fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    15/07/2018 - 23:09
  • Location:
    Stour Court, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Fire crews attended to a car well alight on Stour Court in Ellesmere Port.

The fire involved the car bonnet deliberately set on fire. Crews, wearing one breathing apparatus, used a hose reel to ensure the fire was extinguished.

Cat rescued from tree in Wardle

  • Time of Incident:
    14/07/2018 - 16:08
  • Location:
    Nantwich Road, Wardle
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Nantwich attended
Firefighters attended to reports of a cat stuck in a tree on Nantwich Road in Wardle.

Crews used a 13.5 metre ladder to rescue the cat and bring it to safety after it had been stuck for almost seven hours.

The cat was then reunited with its relieved owners.

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