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A road traffic collision involving a person trapped in a car in Woodbank (Two Mills) Cheshire, required firefighters to attend. The incident involved a car and a heavy good vehicle with one person trapped. The road was closed while the crew removed the roof to get the person out of the vehicle.
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Firefighters made the scene safe and gave first aid to one casualty after a collision involving three vehicles.

No one was trapped and two women were taken to hospital.
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Car collides with building in WarringtonFirefighters made the scene safe after a car collided with a building in Warrington.

Gas and electrical engineers attended to isolate supplies and police were in attendance. No one was trapped inside the car.









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Firefighters were called to a report of a fire involving a digger on Omega Boulevard, Warrington.

When they arrived crews found a small fire in the seating area. A hose reel jet was used to put the fire out.
 
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A hose reel jet was used to put out a car fire on Sandy Lane West, Warrington. Smoke coming from car fire being extinguished by firefigters
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Firefighters extinguished a fire underneath a climbing frame at a play area in Warringon.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a cooker fire on Ronald Drive, Warrington.

When they arrived they found that there had been a fire in a cooker but this had gone out.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a property on Chetwood Drive, Widnes.

When they arrived crews found that there had been a fire involving candles close to some window blinds. This had already gone out.
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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish a fire involving a dehumidifier.

They used a thermal imaging camera to inspect the loft space and carried out a home safety assessment before leaving.
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Firefighters were called to a large branch which was unsafe and overhanging Palmerston Street/Water Street, Bollington. The crew closed the road off while the hydraulic platform was used to removed two branches that were overhanging the road.
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A small bonfire in a garden was extinguished with a hose reel in Warrington.
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Firefighters were called to a skip on fire in Warrington and used a hose reel to extinguish it.
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A vehicle which was well alight off the roadway in Middlewich required firefighters to attend and extinguish it. Two hose reels were used at this fire which is believed to have been started deliberately.
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A chimney fire was extinguished from the grate in Mow Cop. Chimney rods were used to put the fire out.
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A road traffic collision with one person trapped. The crew used a long board to get the casualty out and to the care of paramedics.
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A road traffic collision involving two vehicles required firefighters to stabilise the vehicles. No persons were trapped.
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Firefighters were called to a large wheelie bin on fire in a bin store and used a hose reel to extinguish it.
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A woman was rescued from the roof of a house on fire in Northwich.

Four firefighters wore breathing apparatus one used a hose reel and covering jet to extinguish the fire which involved a dishwasher.
 
Two people were checked over by the Ambulance Service and crews were at the scene for about 90 minutes. Washing machine and dishwasher fire safety advice
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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish a car fire in Runcorn.

The car was well  alight on arrival of the crew and police were informed.
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A fire involving a large amount of refuse on waste ground was extinguished using one hose reel.
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Firefighters released two women who were medically trapped after a car collided with a tree in Wilmslow.

Crews were at the scene for about one hour.
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A small fire in a hedge row was extinguished by firefighters using one hose reel.
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A fire involving a large amount of refuse was extinguished using two hose reels.
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One hose reel was used to extinguish a fire involving refuse at the back of a property in Warrington.

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Sheep rescued from canal in ChesterFirefighters rescued a sheep stuck in a canal in Chester.

The crews used a hose inflation kit, belt lines and strops to rescue the animal which was then released into a nearby field. They were at the scene for about one hour 15 minutes.































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Firefighters extinguished a fire involving a quad bike and a garage in Chester.

The garage was approximately 5m x 5m and the crews used two hose reels to put out the fire. A large fan was used to clear the smoke and a thermal imaging camera  to check for hotspots and ensure the fire had not spread to the house next door.

Firefighters were on the scene for around 70 minutes.
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Water backpacks were used to extinguish a tree on fire in Northwich.
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A kitchen fire at a public house in Chester spread into the roof space of the heritage building.

The fire involved a deep fat fryer in the first floor kitchen and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish it. The blaze spread into the roof space and the crews used the aerial appliance to get access to the roof and remove tiles.

Once the fire was out the crews checked for hotspots using a thermal imaging camera.

A building officer was requested to attend the scene and the firefighters assisted with salvage from the building.
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Firefighters used the aerial appliance to make a flag pole safe opposite the Town Hall in Chester.
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A van fire well alight on arrival of firefighters is believed to have been started deliberately.

One of the crew wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel to put out the fire. Police were requested to attend the scene.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Firefighters cordoned off the area and cleared smoke after a fire at an electrical substation in Chester.

Scottish Power attended the scene and isolated the electricity. The fire was out when firefighters got access and they ventilated the building before handing the scene over to Scottish Power.
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Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish a chimney fire in Congleton.

On arrival smoke was issuing from under the stone roof slates of the property. The crews inspected the loft space using a thermal imaging camera and tackled the fire from the hearth as well as the roof using a seven metre ladder.

They were at the scene for over two hours. Chimney safety advice
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Firefighters were called to a car down an embankment in Runcorn which was on fire. The crew used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Police also attended.
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Two saloon cars involved in a road traffic collision. No one was trapped and the services of firefighters were not required.
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Firefighters were called to a saloon car which was well alight in Warrington. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish the fire .
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A fire involving a wood burning stove in Runcorn was extinguished by firefighters. Chimney safety advice

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One hose reel was used to extinguish a small fire in the open in Warrington.
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Overheated oil caused smoke to fill a chip shop in Widnes.

A large fan was used to ventilate the premises and the oil was drained and allowed to cool. The gas and electrics were also isolated.

The crew fully inspected the frying range using a thermal imaging camera to ensure the temperature had dropped before leaving.
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Firefighters extinguished a fire involving a hedgerow in Warrington using one hose reel.
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One hose reel was used to extinguish a fire involving a conifer hedge in Alsager.
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A man was taken to hospital after a microlight collided with over head powerlines and crashed into a field in Warrington.

The victim suffered head and leg injuries and was air lifted to hospital.

A cordon was set up and a fuel leak from the aircraft was contained. The powerline was isolated by the electricity company.
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A water backpack was used to extinguish a fire involving two disposable BBQ's in a bin.
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A combine harvester that suffered a fire in the engine compartment required firefighters to attend and cool the vehicle with a hose reel.
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Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision with one man trapped. The crew used cutting equipment to get the casualty out and to the care of Paramedics. Police also attended this incident.
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Rubbish which was on fire in a commercial building was extinguished by firefighters using a hose reel jet. The fire did not affect the industrial unit's building structure.
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Firefighters attempting to rescue cows stuck in a ditchFirefighters were called to four cows stuck in a ditch in Ellesmere Port. The Animal Rescue Unit attended and the crews dug the bankside away to help with the release of the cows.

They built a ramp in order to guide the animals out of the water.











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Road traffic collision in ChesterFirefighters attended a road traffic collision on the A54 involving three vehicles, with one on its roof, and 12 casualties. Crews assisted paramedics with the casualties and two Air Ambulances attended.

The road was closed while the incident was dealt with.

















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Firefighters were called to a Husky clinging to a riverbank, 20 foot down an embankment. The water rescue team from Chester was sent to assist in the rescue, due to the location of the dog, who was later reunited with its owner.

Dog rescued by firefighters in ChesterThe dog reunited after being reunited with its owner













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Firefighters released an elderly lady who had fallen and become stuck behind her bedroom door in Chester.

The crew handed the lady into the care of the Ambulance Service and were at the scene for around 25 minutes.
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Firefighters extinguished a fire involving refuse in a skip in Saltney.

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A block of flats was evacuated after a fire broke out in Warrington.

The fire was in a property on the fourth floor of the building and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the blaze which had been caused by a tumble dryer.

A large fan was used to clear smoke from the property. No one was injured.Tumble dryer fire safety advice
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A fire involving approximately two tonnes of hay in a field was extinguished by firefighters.

Two hose reels were used and the crew damped the area down, turning over the hay and using a thermal imaging camera to make sure the fire was fully extinguished.
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Controlled burning that had been left unattended in Knutsford was extinguished by firefighters using one hose reel.
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A small fire on a grass verge in Warrington was extinguished by firefighters using one hose reel.
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A small fire in the open was extinguished by firefighters using a hose reel.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a car fire at the Oulton Park Race Circuit in Little Budworth.

When they arrived crews found that there had been a car on fire but this had been put out by staff at the circuit. Crews used hose reel jets to fully damp down the area.

One person was taken to hospital by air ambulance after suffering burns at the scene.



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Crews had difficulty accessing the site of a fire involving a sofa. Hand extinguishers were used to put out the fire.
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Firefighters damped down the remains of a compost fire. The fire had been put out by works personnel but the crew was called in to ensure there was no chance of reignition.  A hose reel jet was used to damp down and a thermal imaging camera to check there were no hot spots.
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An area of grass was on fire in woods in Runcorn. Firefighters used beaters to put out the blaze which covered an area of five metres by eight metres.
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Firefighters created a cordon and kept the scene safe after a lorry collided with a street light. The light was left in an unstable condition so the crew stayed on standby at the scene until the highways department arrived.
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A saloon car was on fire in Wagg Street. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out the blaze and then damped down the area.
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A wheelie bin was heavily involved in fire. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out the blaze which is believed to have been started deliberately.

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

Please see our safety advice - Wheelie Bin - Fire Safety
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A rubbish bin had been set alight, setting the hedgerow on fire. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.
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A small fire involving a bbq in woodland was extinguished by firefighters using one hose reel.

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Beaters were used by firefighters to extinguish a large area of grass on fire in Widnes.

The incident involved approximately 200m by 200m of land.
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One hose reel was used to extinguish a fire involving a slide and matress in Ellesmere Port.

The fire was well alight on arrival of the crew and is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with any information is urged to call police on 101, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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A fire involving a garden fence was put out by firefighters. A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire.
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A small fire in the open was dealt with by firefighters.  A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire which was a deep-seated fire in wood chippings.
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Firefighters were called to tackle a fire in a skip in Sealand Road. They used a main jet to put out the blaze.
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A bonfire which had got out of control was put out by firefighters. Water backpacks were used to extinguish it.
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A motorbike and a minibus were involved in a road traffic collision. The crew made the area safe before leaving. The road was closed in both directions while the incident was dealt with.
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Firefighters were called to assist at a road traffic collision in Winsford. No one was trapped at this incident so the crew made the area safe.
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Firefighters and paramedics assess casualtyA road traffic collision involving two vehicles and three people with one person trapped required firefighters to attend. The crew released one casualty from a vehicle and handed them to the care of paramedics. Air Ambulance also attended.
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Two fire engines from Ellesmere Port and Chester were sent to a fire at a property on Rydal Close in Ellesmere Port. On arrival the fire crews found the fire to be inside a garage. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the fire.

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Two fire crews were sent to a kitchen fire at a property on Blackden Walk in Wilmslow. On arrival the fire crews found a fire in a waste bin in a ground floor kitchen. The fire was out on arrival, but crews helped one casualty who was suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.

Kitchen fire safety tips

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