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Overheated HGV in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    19/10/2017 - 09:15
  • Location:
    Buxton Road, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Macclesfield

Firefighters were called to a lorry which had smoke coming from its brakes. A hose reel and a thermal imaging camera were used to cool the brakes down and make sure they there were no further traces of heat.


Scooter fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2017 - 22:56
  • Location:
    Central Expressway, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn

Firefighters used a hose reel to put out a fire involving a scooter on a footpath.


Car fire in Frodsham

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2017 - 19:32
  • Location:
    Ship Street, Frodsham
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn

A car was well alight on a field off Ship Street. Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the fire. Police were informed.


Cow stuck in River Gowy, Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2017 - 18:53
  • Location:
    River Gowy, Warrington Road, Bridge Trafford, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Chester

Firefighters including an animal technician used a floating line and animal strop to extract a cow from the river.


Small rubbish fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2017 - 16:55
  • Location:
    Ditton Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes

Firefighters attended a small rubbish fire and used a water back pack and buckets to extinguish the flames.


Bin fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2017 - 22:09
  • Location:
    Thornfields, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe

Fire crews were called to a rubbish bin which was on fire on Thornfields, Crewe. Crews used a fire extinguisher and a bucket of water to put out the fire.


House fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2017 - 19:49
  • Location:
    Portman Place, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Winsford

Fire crews were called to a fire in a house on Portman Place, Winsford. On arrival crews, two wearing breathing apparatus, found a fire involving a blanket in the property and they used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Crews then cleared smoke from the property using a large fan. 
The fire was believed to have been started deliberately. If you have any information please call Cheshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Bush fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2017 - 18:20
  • Location:
    Capesthorne Road, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington

Fire crews were called to a bush which was on fire on Capesthorne Road, Warrington. Crews used a fire extinguisher to put out the small fire.


Building fire in Moulton

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2017 - 15:16
  • Location:
    Jack Lane, Moulton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Winsford and one from Middlewich

Fire crews were called to a fire in an outbuilding on Jack Lane, Moulton. The building was well alight on arrival of the crews, two wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to put out the fire.


House fire in Handforth

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2017 - 12:01
  • Location:
    Pickmere Road, Handforth
  • Attendance:
    1 fire engine from Wilmslow

Firefighters attended a fire at a bedroom and used a hose reel to extinguish the fire. One man is in the care of paramedics.


Warehouse fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2017 - 08:39
  • Location:
    Desoto Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn, one from Widnes, one from Penketh and one from Warrington

Fire crews were called to a large warehouse fire on Desoto Road, Widnes. A large amount of wood was well alight in a warehouse on arrival of the crews. Firefighters, two wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet and a main jet to fight the fire. Crews then checked the building using a thermal imaging camera. They left the scene at 18:31.


Road traffic collision in Rostherne

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2017 - 07:29
  • Location:
    Chester Road, Rostherne
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Lymm and one from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Fire crews were called to a road traffic collision between two cars on Chester Road, Rostherne. Firefighters gave one casualty first aid at the scene before handing them into the care of paramedics. Crews were at the scene for 35 minutes.


Car fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    16/10/2017 - 22:14
  • Location:
    Grizedale, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes

A car which was well alight was extinguished by firefighters using breathing apparatus and a hose reel. Police were in attendance.


Bin fire on Radley Common in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    16/10/2017 - 21:14
  • Location:
    Radley Common, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One pump from Warrington

Firefighters attended a wheelie bin fire on Radley Common. They used a water backpack to put out the fire. Police have been informed.


Chimney stack fell onto roof in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    16/10/2017 - 18:39
  • Location:
    Birchfied Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes

A chimney stack fell onto the roof of a terraced house making the structure unsafe. Firefighters used a 13.5 ladder and a height safety pack while making the structure safe.


Fire in a Spar in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    16/10/2017 - 04:52
  • Location:
    Warrington Road, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington, one from Birchwood, one from Lymm and one from Leigh (Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service)

Fire crews were called to a fire in a store room of Spar on Warrington Road, Warrington. Firefighters, four wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. A fire investigation into the cause of the fire has started. Crews were at the scene for three hours.


Garden fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    15/10/2017 - 20:33
  • Location:
    Blyth Close, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Runcorn

Fire crews were called to a fire in a garden which had gone out of control on Blyth Close, Runcorn. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.


Garden fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    15/10/2017 - 20:05
  • Location:
    Nicholson Avenue, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Macclesfield

Fire crews were called to a fire in a garden on Nicholson Avenue, Macclesfield. Crews found a quantity of wood and roofing felt well alight on arrival and they used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.


Refuse fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    15/10/2017 - 18:30
  • Location:
    Chapel Lane, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe

Firefighters were called to a refuse fire involving wood and carpet on Chapel Lane, Crewe. Crews used a main jet to put out the fire.


Small fire in woodland in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    15/10/2017 - 17:44
  • Location:
    Delamere Street, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe

Fire crews were called to a small fire in woodland on Delamere Street, Crewe. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.


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