Incidents

Bin on fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    20/08/2017 - 00:54
  • Location:
    Otterburn Street, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn

A small fire involving a bin was extinguished with a hose reel by firefighters. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.


Car and lamppost involved in road traffic collision in Poynton

  • Time of Incident:
    20/08/2017 - 00:14
  • Location:
    London Road South, Poynton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Poynton

A road traffic collision involving one car and a lamppost with no one trapped required firefighters to attend and make the area safe. A cordon was set up around the area for safety. The road was closed in both directions due to the unsafe structure. Police and ambulance staff attended.


Large skip on fire in Scholar Green

  • Time of Incident:
    19/08/2017 - 03:34
  • Location:
    Church Lane, Scholar Green
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Alsager

Firefighters were called to extinguish a large industrial skip which was on fire. The crew used a main water jet to extinguish the flames.


Rubbish burning in the open in Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    18/08/2017 - 20:51
  • Location:
    Chester Road, Knutsford.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Lymm

A hose reel was used to extinguish rubbish which was burning in the open in Knutsford.


Road traffic collision in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    18/08/2017 - 15:50
  • Location:
    Alder Lane, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington and one from Penketh

Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision involving a car and a van. Crews used cutting equipment to assist with one woman trapped in a vehicle. Alder Lane was closed in both directions while the incident was dealt with. Police and ambulance attended.


Road traffic collision in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    18/08/2017 - 10:38
  • Location:
    Winnington Avenue, Northwich
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Northwich

Firefighters gave first aid to a casualty following a road traffic collision involving a car and a lamppost. Crews made the vehicle safe and paramedics attended.


Cars on fire in Adlington

  • Time of Incident:
    18/08/2017 - 02:23
  • Location:
    London Road, Adlington
  • Attendance:
    one fire engine from Poynton and one from Macclesfield

Three cars which were on fire next to the wall of a commercial building were extinguished by firefighters using two hose reels. The building was checked with a thermal imaging camera for heat transfer.

It is suspected that this fire may have been started deliberately. If you know anything about it then please call police on 101 quoting inc 89 of 18th August or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


Small grass fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 18:07
  • Location:
    Thelwall Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington

A small grass fire on the verge of a canal was extinguished with a hose reel. The fire is believed to have been started accidentally.


Car on fire on the M56

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 17:12
  • Location:
    Westbound, M56 between junctions 15 and 16
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Ellesmere Port

Firefighters were called to a car well alight on the M56 and used a hose reel to extinguish it. All lanes of the motorway westbound were closed while the incident was dealt with.


Diesel spillage in Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 16:06
  • Location:
    Chester Road, Plumley, Knutsford.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Northwich and one from Lymm

Firefighters were called to a spillage of diesel on the road from a lorry, near to the Smoker Pub heading towards Northwich. Firefighters assisted with the removal of the diesel tank from the highway after it became detached from the vehicle. Approximately 100 litres of fuel was believed to have spilt onto the roadway. Police closed the nearside of the A56 while the incident was dealt with. Highways were requested to attend.


Unattended burning of rubbish extinguished in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 15:41
  • Location:
    Dane Street, Congleton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Congleton

A controlled burning of rubbish which was left unattended required firefighters to extinguish it with a hose reel.


Controlled burning extinguished in Handforth

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 14:10
  • Location:
    Hall Wood Road, Handforth
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Wilmslow

Firefighters extinguished a fire involving plastic in a wooded area with a hose reel.


Road traffic collision in Middlewich

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 09:47
  • Location:
    Brereton Lane, Middlewich
  • Attendance:
    Vehicles from Middlewich, Winsford and Holmes Chapel attended

Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision with two people trapped in a vehicle. On arrival the crew found the collision involving one car and three people. One person had self rescued themselves and two casualties were release from the car by firefighters. Paramedics attended to deal with the casualties and police closed the road while the incident was dealt with.


Car on fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 04:14
  • Location:
    Newnham Drive, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Ellesmere Port

A hose reel was used to extinguish a car on fire in Ellesmere Port.


Car on fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 01:34
  • Location:
    Winifred Street, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington

A car on fire in Warrington was extinguished with a hose reel. It is believed that this fire was started deliberately. Call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you know anything about who may have started it.


House fire in Lostock Gralam

  • Time of Incident:
    17/08/2017 - 00:08
  • Location:
    Harris Road, Lostock Gralan, Northwich
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Northwich

A house which was apparently struck by lightning and a bedroom was set on fire required firefighters to attend and extinguish it with a hose reel and a covering jet. The crew used a large fan to remove smoke from the property. The fire also involved an electrical supply. Ambulance staff attended to deal with one person suffering from smoke inhalation.


Dog rescued from water in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    16/08/2017 - 16:47
  • Location:
    Manchester Road, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington and one from Lymm

Plumrose back on dry landA dog got stuck in the River Mersey after it went for a swim but couldn't get out because the embankment was too steep. Plumrose the 17 month old Labrador needed the help of firefighters to get out. The crews used swift water gear and a short ladder to reach the dog and get it back on dry land.


Small fire in the open in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    16/08/2017 - 16:43
  • Location:
    Weaver Valley Road, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Winsford

A small fire on open ground and involving off cuts of timber was extinguished by firefighters using water.


Cooker fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    16/08/2017 - 13:50
  • Location:
    Hargrave Avenue, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe and one from Nantwich

Firefighters were called to a cooker on fire in a property in Crewe. On arrival they found a plastic container which had been left on a hob.

The crew wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel to extinguish the flames. A large fan was also used to removed smoke from the property.

Cooking safety


Fire involving boiler in Burwardsley

  • Time of Incident:
    16/08/2017 - 01:55
  • Location:
    The Pheasant Inn, Pennsylvania Lane, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Malpas and one from Chester

A fire involving a boiler required firefighters to cool it with water. The two storey detached house, which is believed to be on the same site as the inn, was checked with a thermal imaging camera and ventilated before crews left.


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