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Crews tackled a blaze involving a caravan at the side of a house on Cholmondeley Road. Firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to put out the fire and then damped the area down.

It is possible the fire was 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 road traffic collision involved a lorry and a car on Holmes Chapel Road. Nobody was trapped in either vehicle. Firefighters assisted with first aid.
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A blaze involving bins in a storage building was tackled by firefighters. Crews used two hose reel jets to bring the fire under control and a thermal imaging camera to monitor the termperature. An investigation into the cause of the fire is being carried out.
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A fire involving a quantity of tyres, plastic and shrub cuttings was put out by firefighters using a hose reel jet.
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Firefighters were called to a heavy goods vehicle on fire and used two hose reels and one covering jet to extinguish the fire. They used cutting equipment to gain access to the rCrewe firefighters inspect damage to lorry after fire on A534ear of the vehicle which is believed to contain a large quantity of cans of fish. An inner cordon was set up at this incident and a  thermal imaging camera was also used to check the area.
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A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to put out a blaze in a waste bin on Riversdale.
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Deliberate ignition is suspected to be the cause of a refuse fire on Rowan Close. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out the blaze.
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A well-developed fire in a house on Shelton Close was tackled by firefighters.  Crews, four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets and a covering jet to put out the blaze. A high pressure fan was then used to clear smoke. They were at the scene for just under two hours. 
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Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out a bonfire in the front garden of a Wheatlands house.
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An aerial was hanging from a roof causing a danger to passersby. Firefighters used a ladder to climb up and release the aerial.
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Firefighters work to secure roof on Winsford Cross clock towerFirefighters work to secure roof on Winsford Cross clock towerAn aerial ladder platform was called to assess the damage to Winsford clock tower after part of the roof had blown off, causing a danger to pedestrians and road users.

Police closed the road while firefighters fixed lead flashing to keep the area safe. Crews advised the town centre management that a structural engineer was needed.

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A quantity of wheelie bins were deliberately set on fire on Lysander Drive in Fearnhead, Warrington. Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.  Police attended this incident.

Anyone with any information about this incident, and how the fire started, is urged to call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.

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A car was well alight on the hard shoulder of  the M62 motorway, between junction 7 and junction 8 westbound. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.  The car was badly damaged by the fire.

Highways Agency attended this incident, and Cheshire Police attended.  Police closed the westbound carriageway because of the large amounts of smoke, while fire crews dealt with the incident.  The carriageway was re-opened by Police at 21:25 pm.

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Firefighters isolated the electricity supply, following a small fire involving the electrical consumer unit within the property. 

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Firefighters used a handheld fire extinguishers to tackle a small fire involving a bin near to a council building.

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A garden fire which had got out of control was put out by firefighters using a hose reel jet.
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Two heavy goods vehicles were in collision, leaving one of the drivers trapped in his cab. Firefighters released the driver and handed him into the care of paramedics. Crews have now left the scene but the A5020 remains closed for clearing.

Lorry involved in road traffic collision in CreweRoad traffic collision in Crewe
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A fire in a 10m x 2m cardboard compactor was put out by firefighters. A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire. The crew is still on scene waiting for the waste management company to arrive.
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Firefighters assisted the driver of a heavy goods vehicle to safety after a collision involving the one vehicle. He was handed into the care of the ambulance service.
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Tumble dryer fire in ChesterA tumble dryer is believed to have been the cause of a house fire in Dicksons Drive. Firefighters, four wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reels and a covering jet to bring the blaze under control. A high pressure fan was used to clear smoke and a thermal imaging camera checked for any further hot spots. The area was then damped down and the adjoining property checked for fire spread.  Crews were on scene for around one hour and forty-five minutes.
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A car on a driveway was on fire in what is believed to have been a deliberate incident. Firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to put the fire out.

Anyone with any information should call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.
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Firefightes believe that a front door of a house had been set alight deliberately. Fortunately everybody was safe and nobody needed medical treatment. A fire investigation was carried out.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.
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Firefighters were sent to a three storey property in Frodsham to remove some large ridge roof tiles from the property, because the loose tiles were hanging dangerously over a walk way.



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Firefighters used a hose reel jet and chimney rods to extinguish a chimney fire, which was well alight, inside a mid terraced property.  A thermal imaging camera was then used to check for hotspots of fire in the loft space.

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A car was well alight, so firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.  The was car was completely destroyed by the fire. 

It is believed that this fire was started deliberately. If you have any information about who may have started the fire please call Crimstoppers on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.



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Firefighters were called to a report that a roof had come loose on a row of garages off Wellington Road, Ellesmere Port.

When they arrived they worked alongside partner agencies to make the scene as safe as possible.
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Firefighters removed a sign that was posing a danger on Commonhall Street, Chester.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a tree that had fallen across a footpath on Woodridge, Runcorn.

Crews set up a safety cordon while the local authority arranged the removal of the tree.
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Firefighters secured a chimney stack that was in danger of falling on Smith Grove in Crewe.

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Firefighters secured a number of roof tiles that were posing a risk to passers by on London Road, Northwich.
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Firefighters made safe a facia board that was potentially about to fall onto the footpath below.
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Fire crews responded to reports that some masonry had fallen from a building on Gloucester Street, Chester.

Firefighters set up a safety cordon. Please avoid the area if you can.
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Firefighters secured some roof tiles that were in danger of falling onto a pathway on Davenham Crescent, Crewe.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a roof that had become unstable in the high winds.

Firefighters secured some roof tiles on a building on Brooklyn Street, Crewe.
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Firefighters were called to reports of tiles blowing onto a pathway from a building on Gloucester Street, Chester. 

Crews set up a safety cordon and advised the building owner of the issues.
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Firefighters responded to a report of a stable that had collapsed trapping a horse.

The incident took place on Cottons Lane, Sandbach. Fire crews worked alongside a vet to release the horse and get it to a place of safety.
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Firefighters responded to reports that tiles were blowing from a roof on Edleston Road in Crewe.

Crews set up a safety cordon and worked with Cheshire Police as they closed the road to prevent anybody from getting hurt.

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Firefighters responded to a report of a collision on Chester Road in Northwich.

When they arrived crews found that the incident involved one car.

Crews assisted by making the scene safe.

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Firefighters have set up a safety cordon on George Street in Chester.

This is after a glass balcony has become unsafe due to the high winds. Please avoid the area if you can.
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Fire crews attended a school on Kingshead Close, Runcorn after wind had blown some guttering on the roof.

Firefighters used ladders to get onto the roof to remove the guttering and ensure that the area was safe.

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Fire crews removed a wind damaged sign that was hanging over dangerously over a glass roof.

The incident happened at a gym on Norman Street, Warrington.
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Fire crews responded to a report of wind damage to a Chester University building on Delamere Street, Chester.

When they arrived crews found that part of the roof of a five story building had been blown off.

Firefighters set up a safety cordon and are currently assessing how to make the scene safe.

Please avoid the area if you can
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Firefighters have been called to a report that a roof has blown off a row of terrace houses in Runcorn.

On arrival crews discovered that part of the flat roof on a row of three storey properties was hanging over the road. This was affecting a number of properties.

Crews have set up a cordon around the incident and are working to make the scene safe.

A number of people were evacuated while the incident was dealt with.

Please avoid the area is you can.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a metal sign hanging dangerously over George Street, Chester.

A 9m ladder was used to remove the sign.
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FRecycling bin fire in Runcornirefighters were called to a report of a fire near McDonalds on West Lane in Runcorn.

When they arrived crews found that there was a fire in a recycling cage.

Crews used hose reel jets to put the fire out. It is believed that this fire was started deliberately. If you have any information about who may have started the fire please call Crimstoppers on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.

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Firefighters were called to a report of a fire at The Boars Head Hotel on Kinderton Street, Middlewich.

When they arrived they found that there was a fire in the bedroom on the first floor. Crews ensured that everyone was out of the hotel before tackling the fire with hose reel jets and large ventilation fans. 

One casualty was treated for smoke inhalation and crews were on scene for around three hours.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a fire on Denbigh Court, Ellesmere Port.

When they arrived crews found that there was a car on fire. They used a hose reel jet to put the fire out.

It is believed that this fire was started deliberately. if you have any information that could help find those responsible please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out a fire involving a digger on Highlander Road, Chester.

It is believed that the fire was started by an electrical fault.
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One car was involved in a road traffic collision on Shrigley Road. The car was on its side and the driver had got out of the car. Firefighters made the scene safe.
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A blaze in a 4' x 6' brick built shed at a house on Runcorn Road was tackled by firefighters in the early hours. The crews, one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.
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A fire is believed to have been started deliberately in an empty shop on Bridge Street. The blaze involved a disposable barbecue and started on the first floor of the property. Firefighters, two wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and a high volume fan to clear the smoke. Crews were at the scene for around two hours.
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Firefighters tackled a blaze in a wooden garden shed at the bottom of a Sandy Lane garden. The crews, one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the fire. They then damped the area down. The incident was handed over to the police as it is suspected the fire was 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 garage attached to a house was heavily involved in a fire on Gladstone Street.  Firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used one hose reel and a covering jet to tackle the blaze. A high pressure fan was used to clear smoke. Everyone from the property was accounted for and a fire investigation is being carried out to determine the cause of the blaze. Crews were at the scene for around an hour and a half.
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A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to put out a fire involving a small quantity of wooden pallets. 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. Arson costs lives.
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It's believed a tumble dryer had overheated, causing smoke in the property, so firefighters removed it from the property to inspect it.
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Firefighters used a handheld extinguisher to put out a small fire involving rubbish in woods off Bishopdale Close.
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A van fire in Hazel Avenue is believed to have been started deliberately. Firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to tackle the fire which was in the engine compartment.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.
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Firefighters used a high pressure fan to clear smoke from a Chester business after an alarm had sounded. The crew searched the property and could find no sign of fire. The incident was left with police and a duty manager.
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A car fire in Crewe is believed to have been started deliberately. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and police were contacted.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire Police on 101.
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A small amount of shrubbery was on fire, so firefighters used a hand held fire extinguisher to deal with the fire.
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A wheelie bin was well alight on a skate ramp inside a park.  Firefighters used a hand held fire extinguisher to extinguish the fire. 
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Two fire crews from Crewe were sent to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles on Queens Crescent in Minshull Vernon.  On arrival at the incident, fire crews found that there was nobody was trapped. Firefighters made the vehicles safe. Police closed the road in both directions.  One casualty with minor injuries was helped by paramedics. 
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Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish two fires involving a quantity of refuse and timber in Woodland by New Road in Winsford.

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A vehicle was well alight on a car park, so firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. One firefighter wore breathing apparatus.

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Firefighters were called to help a person get down from a roof in Chester and used a ladder.
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Firefighters were called to extinguish rubbish on fire in a concrete bunker and used a hose reel.
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A fire involving a small tree required firefighters to attend a use a hose reel to extinguish it.
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A post box which is believed to have been deliberately set on fire was extinguished by firefighters.
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Firefighters rescue three people from Wilmslow roofFirefighters were called to rescue three people from a roof in Wilmslow. Police were in attendance and the crew used a ladder to get the people down.
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Firefighters were called to extinguish a canoe which was on fire and used water at the incident.
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A small amount of rubbish alight on open ground was extinguished with water by firefighters.
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Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put out a car fire on Castle Road, Mow Cop.

The car was totally destroyed in the incident.
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Firefighters dealt with a fire in the flue of a log burning stove on Edenfield Road, Knutsford.
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Firefighters were called to a report of a fire on Margaret Court, Widnes.

When they arrived crews found that a bonfire in the back garden of a property had got out of control and had damaged a fence and the outside of the property.

Crews used a hose reel jet to put the fire out.
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Firefighters responded to a report of a fire involving a camper van on West Road, Congleton.

When they arrived crews found that there was a fire involving a gas cylinder. Hose reel jets were used to put the fire out.

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