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Fire outside a care home in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 18:11
  • Location:
    Longbarn Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Lymm and one from Warrington

At 6.11pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the grounds of a nursing home on Longbarn Lane, Warrington.

Crews from Warrington and Lymm were deployed to the scene and on arrival they discovered a fire in a smoking shelter area outside the home.

The team used water to extinguish the fire.

An elderly man was injured as a result of the incident. He was initially treated by firefighters at the scene and has since been taken to Whiston Hospital; his condition is described as critical.

Enquiries into the cause of the fire are ongoing.


Road traffic collision in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 16:17
  • Location:
    Morley Lane, Dunham on the Hill, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane and Chester
Crews are dealing with a road traffic collision on Morley Lane, Dunham on the Hill, Chester involving two vehicles.

One of the cars has gone into a field with three people inside the vehicle able to free themselves from the car.

Two people in the second car are in the care of paramedics while crews set up equipment to free one of the casualties. 

Air ambulance are also in attendance.   

Digger on fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 15:18
  • Location:
    Warrington Road, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Fire crews were called to a digger which was on fire on Warrington Road, Runcorn. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Digger on fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 15:18
  • Location:
    Warrington Road, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Runcorn
Firefighters attended to a digger well alight at an industrial estate on Warrington Road in Runcorn.

Crews used a hose reel and a breathing apparatus to put out the fire.

Cardboard compactor on fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 09:55
  • Location:
    Cockhedge Way, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood, one from Lymm and one from Penketh
Fire crews were called to a fire in a cardboard compactor in a commercial building on Cockhedge Way, Warrington. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Wooden lodge on fire in Eaton

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 04:33
  • Location:
    Back Lane, Eaton
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Congleton, two from Macclesfield and one from Northwich

Wooden lodge on fire in EatonFire crews were called to a wooden lodge which was on fire on Back Lane, Eaton. On arrival crews found a well developed fire involving a single storey wooden lodge.

Crews, two wearing breathing apparatus, tackled the fire using four main jets. The incident is ongoing.

Crews were at the scene for nine hours.

Unexploded firework in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    21/05/2018 - 01:30
  • Location:
    Meadow Drive, Northwich
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich
Firefighters were called to Meadow Drive, Northwich, after a report of an unexploded firework being left near to a fire. Crews found a plastic chair had been set alight by fireworks and used a hose reel jet to extinguish it. Police were called to attend.

Rubbish fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 23:09
  • Location:
    Coleridge Close, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Tarporley
Fire crews were called to controlled burning which was causing a nuisance on Coleridge Close, Chester. Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Small fire in a field in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 22:06
  • Location:
    Lumber Lane, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Fire crews were called to a small fire in a farmers field on Lumber Lane, Warrington. The fire, measuring approximately 10 square metres, was caused by embers from a nearby controlled burn and crews used a hose reel jet to put it out.

Car fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 21:39
  • Location:
    Parkgate Road, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane
Firefighters were called to a car fire on Parkgate Road, Chester. On arrival crews found the car was well alight and they used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Rubbish fire in Waverton

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 21:35
  • Location:
    Heath Lane, Waverton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Chester
Fire crews were called to a large rubbish fire on Heath Lane, Waverton. Crews discovered a large amount of wood was being burnt and was out of control. Crews used two hose reel jets to put out the fire.

Small fire in Handforth

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 20:07
  • Location:
    Knowle Park, Handforth
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
Firefighters were called to Knowle Park, Handforth, after a small fire in a wooded area. Crews used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire. Police also attended the incident.

Straw fire in Cholmondeston

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 15:17
  • Location:
    South View Lane, Cholmondeston
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Nantwich
Fire crews were called to a straw fire on South View Lane, Cholmondeston. Crews used a stack drag and a hose reel jet to put out the fire.

Rubbish fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    20/05/2018 - 10:36
  • Location:
    Llandovery Close, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford
Fire crews were called to a large quantity of rubbish on fire in a back garden on Llandovery Close, Winsford. Crews extinguished the fire, which mainly consisted of plastic, using a hose reel jet.

Bonfire in High Legh

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 22:56
  • Location:
    Swineyard Lane, High Legh.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
Firefighters from Warrington used one hose reel jet to extinguish a bonfire involving a large quantity of refuge which was well alight on Swineyard Lane, High Legh.

The cause of the fire is believed to be malicious and anyone with any information is asked to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Fire in open small fire in Peover

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 21:48
  • Location:
    A50, Peover.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Knutsford

Shortly before 10pm firefighters from Knutsford and Lymm attended a fire on the A50 at over Peover, near Knutsford.

On arrival crews found a large bonfire which was encroaching on a nearby hedgerow. After conducting an assessment of the scene and decision was taken to extinguish the fire.

Crews used two main jets to extinguish the fire and were on scene for one hour and 10 minutes.

Skip fire in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 21:42
  • Location:
    Vaudrey Crescent, Congleton.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Congleton
Firefighters from Congleton used one hose reel jet to extinguish a skip fire which was well alight on a driveway on Vaudrey Crescent, Congleton. The team were in attendance for approximately 15 minutes.

Small fire in an alleyway in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 19:03
  • Location:
    Darlington Avenue, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
Firefighters from Crewe used a water backpack to extinguish a small quantity of paper which was on fire in an alleyway between Darlington Avenue and Monks Lane.

Small grass fire in Halton Brook

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 18:31
  • Location:
    Boston Avenue, Halton Brook, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Firefighters from Runcorn used a water back pack to extinguish a small grass fire on Boston Avenue, Halton Brook.

Wheelie bin fire in Davenham

  • Time of Incident:
    19/05/2018 - 13:40
  • Location:
    Hartford Road, Davenham, Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich
Firefighters from Northwich used one hose reel jet to extinguish a wheelie bin fire on Hartford Road, Davenham. Crews were in attendance for approximately 15 minutes.
For more information about wheelie bin safety visit: http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/campaigns/awareness-campaigns/wheelie-bin-fire-safety

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