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A fire involving a toaster in a kitchen required firefighters to attend and extinguish it using one hose reel. The smoke alarm alerted the occupier to this fire who suffered from smoke inhalation. A large fan was then used to remove the smoke from the property before crews left.

Keep safe and follow our kitchen fire safety advice here

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One hose reel was used to put out a fire involving a bin in Winsford.

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Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel to extinguish a car fire on the second floor of a multi-storey car park. Police attended the scene, anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Firefighters used one hose reel to put out a fire involving a mattress in a back alley.

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Handheld extinguishers were used to put out a fire involving a plastic fence in Ellesmere Port.

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One hose reel was used to extinguish a wheelie bin fire that was well alight on arrival of the crew. Wheelie Bin - Fire Safety advice

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Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out a tree fire on Warwick Court in Ellesmere Port.

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Firefighters used a hand appliance to put out a bin fire on Loushers Lane, Warrington.

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Fire crews were called to a report of a collision on the Silk Road in Macclesfield.

When they arrived crews found that the incident involved two cars. Three people were hurt. They were treated by the ambulance service while firefighters made the scene safe.

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Firefighters used a hand held extinguisher to put out several small fires on land off Stockham Lane, Runcorn.

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A fire was caused by cooking left unattended.  Firefighters had to lead a man to safety from his property before clearing the house of smoke. 

Please follow our kitchen safety advice to make sure you and your family stay safe - Kitchen fire safety advice

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Firefighters have been tackling a blaze in a field where hay is well alight.   The crews are using beaters to put out the blaze.

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One hose reel was used to extinguish a fire involving a fence, believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish a fire in the refuse section of a bin lorry. The crew escourted the lorry to the depot to empty its load safely so they could ensure the fire was fully extinguished.

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Firefighters gave first aid to a lady following a fire involving a tumble dryer.  The crew, two wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and a high pressure fan.

Please follow our Washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher fire safety

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A woman suffered minor burns to her arm after a chip pan fire in Haslington. The chip pan had been left unattended and she had fallen asleep but was woken up by the sound of her smoke alarm. Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and extinguished the fire using a hose reel jet. A large fan was used to clear the smoke and the woman was taken to hospital for treatment. Chip pan safety advice

Smoke damage caused by chip pan fire

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Car on its roof in NorthwichFirefighters were called to a report of a collision on Northwich Road in Antrobus.

When they arrived crews found one car on its roof. Nobody was trapped but one man was treated at the scene by fire crews.










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Two people had to be rescued from their car which had hit a tree.  Firefighters assisted ambulance personnel with extricating the casualties before making the scene safe.

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Ten large bales of high were on fire, with firefighters tackling the blaze.  The crews used two main jets and two hose reel jets to put out the fire.

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A fire involving a grill pan in the kitchen of a mid terraced property in Warrington was out on arrival of the Service. Safety advice for grills

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Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out a tree stump fire in a grave yard off Manchester Road in Warrington.

It is believed that this fire was started deliberately. If you have any information that could help find those responsible please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish a fire that had started as controlled burning, but had escalated out of control.

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A small amount of wood and rubbish on fire required firefighters to extinguish it with a hand device.

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A fire involving rubbish which had been set on fire in a derelict property in Warrington required firefighters to attend and used one hose reel jet to extinguish it. The fire was on the ground floor of the two storey derelict premises.
If anyone has any information about this fire they should call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Firefighters made the scene safe at a collision involving two cars, one of which had collided with a building. The crew used a covering jet as a precaution and isolated the electricity and boiler to the affected area. No fire was located.

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Handheld extinguishers were used to put out a fire in the open.

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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish a fire involving tyres. A large fan was used to clear smoke and police were requested to attend the scene due to the cause looking suspicious. A joint investigation into the cause of the blaze is now underway.

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One person had to be cut free from a car after a road traffic collision in Winsford. Two cars were involved in the collision and the person was handed into the care of paramedics.

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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish a car fire in Macclesfield. Police attended the scene and anyone with any information is urged to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Two hose reel jets were used to extinguish a car fire which was well alight on arrival of the crew. Two of the firefighters wore breathing apparatus.

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A fire in the utility room of house involved a tumble dryer. Firefighters, two wearing breathing apparatus, used one hose reel to extinguish the blaze. A covering jet was also laid out and a large fan used to clear the smoke. Washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher fire safety

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A large fan was used to clear smoke caused by cooking left unattended on a cooker. Kitchen fire safety advice

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A handheld extinguisher was used to put out a small fire in a wooded area.

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Firefighters used a water backpack to extinguish a small fire in Wilmslow.

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A shipping container that had been converted to an office was well alight on arrival of the crews. Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and one hose reel was used to extinguish the blaze.

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A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to put out a small fire involving a conifer.

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Firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open in church grounds in Chester.  They found a blaze involving a motorbike and used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.  Police were asked to attend.  If you have any information about this incident please call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.

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The brakes of a large goods vehicle were on fire at Knutsford Service Station on the M6 northbound.  Firefighters, two wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and to cool the brakes. 

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A tumble dryer which had been put on overnight, set on fire causing damage to a first floor kitchen. On arrival firefighters were met with smoke coming from the kitchen window and wore breathing apparatus to check the detached public house. One hose reel was used to extinguish the fire and a thermal imaging camera was also used to check for further spread of fire. A large fan was then required to remove smoke from the property.
Tumble dryer safety advice

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A large amount of straw and tyres which had been set on fire, as a controlled burning and had been left unattended, required firefighters to extinguish it using one hose reel.

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Firefighters were called to extinguish an estate car which was on fire in Hale. One hose reel was used to extinguish the vehicle which was well alight. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately and Police attended.

If anyone has any information about this incident they should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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A tumble dryer which had been put on in a kitchen required firefighters to attend and use one hose reel to extinguish it. Power supplies were isolated by the crew. Police attended for traffic management, but no one was hurt in this incident. Smoke alarms were fitted and alerted the occupiers to the fire.

Tumble dryer safety advice


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One hose reel was used to extinguish a wheelie bin fire in Crewe. Wheelie Bin - Fire Safety

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Firefighters were called to a report of a man trapped under a train in Crewe. The crews released the man and handed him into the care of paramedics. Sadly he died at the scene.

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Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish a grill pan fire. A large fan was used to clear the smoke.

Grill pan safety advice

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Two hose reels were used by firefighters to extinguish a tractor that was well alight on arrival of the crews. One firefighter wore breathing apparatus.

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A man suffered minor burns after a chip pan fire in a Congleton restaurant. Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used dry powder extinguishers to put out the fire. A thermal imaging camera was used to check for hotspots and a large fan to clear the smoke.

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One woman was medically trapped after a road traffic collision in Widnes. Firefighters stabalised the car before removing the woman on a head and spine board and handing her into the care of paramedics. One car was involved in the incident.

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Firefighters attended a school in Ellesmere Port where they used a large fan to clear smoke caused by a pan left on a cooker.

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House damaged by fire in WinsfordFirefighters attended a house fire in Winsford where the first floor bedroom was well alight. The fire spread to the house next door and roof space and four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reel jets inside the properties.

Covering jets were used at the front and back and crew members using height safety equipment removed roof tiles and lagging from the loft. Thermal imaging cameras were also used to check for hotspots.

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The fire is believed to have been started by an electrical appliance.












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A fire in a derelict building was tackled by firefighters.  The fire was at the Wing Half in Alnwick Drive and started on the roof of the derelict pub, dropping inside.  Crews removed roof tiles and used a hose reel jet to fight the fire.  The aerial appliance also attended and was used to check the roof of the property,  The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.  Anyone with any information is urged to call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.

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A thermal imaging camera was used to check for hotspots following a cooker fire in Macclesfield. The fire was out on arrival of the crew.

Kitchen fire safety advice

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Electric hot plates which had been left unattended in Congleton caused smoke in a property. Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used one hose reel as protection to inspect the property which was ventilated before crews left.

Kitchen fire safety advice 


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Firefighters cleared smoke from the kitchen of a house after a cooker fire which was out on arrival of the crews. Kitchen fire safety advice

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A fire involving a plant pot outside a house in Warrington was extinguished by firefighters using a hose reel.

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One hose reel was used to extinguish a fire involving a mattress and fencing in Winsford.

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An investigation is underway into the cause of a car fire in Crewe. The saloon vehicle was well alight on arrival of the crew and two hose reels were used to extinguish the blaze. Police and a fire investigator were requested to attend the scene.

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A handheld extinguisher was used to put out a small fire in the open in Ellesmere Port.

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Firefighters had to cut two women free from cars after a road traffic collision involving three vehicles in Chester. A man and two women were taken to hospital in Liverpool by air and road ambulance. Another woman was taken to the Countess of Chester hospital with minor injuries.

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One hose reel was used to extinguish two small fires at the back of a derelict pub. Police also attended the scene.

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One hose reel was used to extinguish a chip pan fire. Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus. The house was full of smoke as a result of the fire and a large fan was used to clear it. Chip pans - safety tips

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One hose reel was used to damp down a car fire that is believed to have been started deliberately. The fire was out on arrival of the crews who then esured it was fully extinguished before requesting the attendance of police due to suspected arson. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Handheld extinguishers were used to put out a small fire believed to have been started deliberately. The fire was in the council yard. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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A fire involving a Baler was extinguished by firefighters using one hose reel, stack drags to remove the hay, and handheld extinguishers. Bales of hay were on fire inside the machinary when the crews arrived.

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Firefighters used one main jet to extinguish a fire involving a combine harvester. The vehicle was well alight on arrival of the crews.

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Two cars were involved in a road traffic collision in Runcorn. One woman was cut free from one of the vehicles and handed into the care of paramedics. A man was also treated for minor injuries and taken to hospital for precautionary checks. Crews made the scene safe before leaving.

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Firefighters cleared the smoke caused by a grill pan fire which was out on arrival of the crews. Grills

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One hose reel was used to cool the overheated engine of a people carrier. Smoke was coming from the vehicle when the crews arrived caused by overheated engine oil.

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One hose reel was used to extinguish a car well alight in Congleton. One firefighter wore breathing apparatus.

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Firefighters extinguished a fire involving a wheelie bin which is believed to have been started deliberately. Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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One hose reel was used to extinguish a fire involving a large amount of rubbish in Chester.

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Firefighters extinguished a small refuse fire in Northwich that had been started deliberately. Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Handheld extinguishers were used to put out a small fire started deliberately. Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision involving a car in a ditch off the road. One man was trapped so the crews stabilised the vehicle before removing the man through the sunroof.

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A cooker fire in Runcorn was out on arrival of the crews. A large fan was used to clear the smoke. Kitchen fire safety
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