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Car leaking oil on M56

  • Time of Incident:
    23/07/2019 - 13:56
  • Location:
    M56, westbound between junction 15 to junction 16.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Powey Lane and one from Ellesmere Port
Crews attended to reports of a vehicle leaking oil on the M56.

The car was monitored by firefighters and cooled down before being safely recovered.

RTC in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    23/07/2019 - 13:14
  • Location:
    Butterton Lane, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Crewe and one from Alsager
Crews attended to a two-vehicle collision on Butterton Lane in Crewe.

The road was closed while firefighters safely extricated one woman from the vehicle. 

She was handed into the care of paramedics with injuries to her legs. 


Bungalow fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    23/07/2019 - 11:14
  • Location:
    Cumberland Street, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines attended - one from Macclesfield, one from Poynton and one from Wilmslow
Firefighters attended to a fire at a bungalow on Cumberland Street in Macclesfield.

The fire was located in the bedroom with crews, wearing two breathing apparatus, using a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

The gas and electricity was isolated and firefighters did a thorough search of the home to ensure the fire was fully extinguished.

A fan was used to disperse of the smoke.

As a precaution crews searched the loft and properties close by to ensure the fire hadn't spread.

There are believed to be no injuries.


Car fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    21/07/2019 - 20:59
  • Location:
    Chirk Place, Winsford.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford.
Firefighters were called to a  car on fire in Chirk Place, Winsford. The car was removed from an attached garage and one hose reel used to put out the fire. One casualty suffered slight burns and smoke inhalation. Paramedics were in attendance. Crews were on scene for approximately 35 minutes.

Bungalow fire in Poynton

  • Time of Incident:
    21/07/2019 - 20:02
  • Location:
    Carleton Road, Poynton.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Poynton. One fire engine from Macclesfield, One fire engine from Wilmslow. One fire engine from Offerton.
Firefighters attended a fire in a bungalow on Carleton Road, Poynton. The fire involved wheelie bins which spread to underneath a study area of the bungalow.  Crews used one covering jet, two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire. Three casualties were treated for smoke inhalation by firefighters. Crews were on scene for approximately five and a half hours.

Small rubbish fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    21/07/2019 - 16:31
  • Location:
    Queensway, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
Firefighters were called to a fire involving rubbish behind premises in Queensway, Crewe. Crews used a hose reel to put out the fire.

Grass small fire in Nantwich

  • Time of Incident:
    21/07/2019 - 13:04
  • Location:
    Middlewich Road, Nantwich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Nantwich
Firefighters were called to a grass fire on land off Middlewich Road in Nantwich. Crews used a  hose reel and beaters to extinguish the grass fire which involved three seats of fire. They then damped down the area to ensure the fire didn't reignite.

Bin fire in Warrington park

  • Time of Incident:
    20/07/2019 - 21:43
  • Location:
    Troutbeck Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
At around 9.45pm firefighters were called to a report of a bin being on fire in a park in Troutbeck Avenue, Warrington.
The crew extinguished the fire with water.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 15 minutes.
The bin fire is believed to have been started deliberately.
Anyone with information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 462194, give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Fire in the open in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    20/07/2019 - 19:08
  • Location:
    Cotton Lane, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Shortly after 7pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open in Cotton Lane, Runcorn.
On arrival the crew discovered that it was a case of controlled burning that had got out of control.
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put the fire out and were in attendance for less than half-an-hour.

Two fires in the open in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    20/07/2019 - 18:44
  • Location:
    Middlewich Road, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Crewe
At around 6.45pm firefighters were called to reports of hedgerow fires on Middlewich Road in Crewe.
On arrival the crews found two fires in the open approximately 500 metres apart.
Firefighters extinguished both fires with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for around 45 minutes. 

Flood water in Warrington school

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2019 - 17:20
  • Location:
    Pepper Street, Lymm, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
At around 5.20pm firefighters were called to a report of a school in Pepper Street in Lymm, Warrington, being affected by flood water.
On arrival at Ravenbank Community Primary School the crew found that part of the school was flooded and that the electricity supply to the building had been isolated.
Firefighters used a pump to remove the flood water from the school and were in attendance for around an hour.

Flood water in a property in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2019 - 17:11
  • Location:
    Whitegate Lane, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended, one from Winsford and one from Northwich
At around 5.10pm firefighters were called to a report of flooding at a property in Whitegate Lane, Winsford.
On arrival the crews found that there was flood water both inside and outside the property and that everyone was accounted for.
Firefighters isolated the gas and electricity supplies to the address.
They then used pumps and mops to remove the flood water from the property.
Firefighters were in attendance for nearly an hour-and-a-half.


Collision in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2019 - 22:47
  • Location:
    Chowley Oak Lane, Tattenhall, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Malpas
At around 10.45pm firefighters were called to a report of a collision in Tattenhall, Chester.
On arrival at Chowley Oak Lane the crew made a vehicle safe.
Everyone was accounted for and there were no signs of fire in the vehicle.
Firefighters checked the vehicle for hot spots using a thermal imaging camera and were in attendance for around 50 minutes.

Kitchen fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2019 - 19:25
  • Location:
    Bouverie Street, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Chester
Shortly before 7.30pm firefighters were called to a report of a kitchen fire at a domestic property in Bouverie Street, Chester.
The fire was out on arrival.
Firefighters isolated the electricity supply to the address and used a large fan to clear smoke from the property.
They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots and make sure that the kitchen was safe.
The fire is believed to have been caused by an overheated extraction unit.
Firefighters were in attendance for less than an hour. 

Road flooded in Frodsham

  • Time of Incident:
    19/07/2019 - 17:08
  • Location:
    Hollow Lane, Kingsley, Frodsham
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines attended, one from Runcorn, one from Widnes and one from Penketh
Shortly after 7pm firefighters were called to a report of flooding in Hollow Lane, Kingsley, Frodsham.
On arrival crews found that a road was covered in water.
The water covered an area measuring approximately 75 metres by 40 metres and was up to three feet deep.
Various homes were affected by the water.
Firefighters closed Hollow Lane and slowed down traffic on Kingsley Road.
They also isolated the utility supply to an affected home.
Firefighters used a hand pump to transfer flood water to a nearby drain.
Once the road was cleared they handed the incident over to a utilities company.
Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour and 45 minutes.

Fire in Tarporley

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2019 - 15:12
  • Location:
    Tattenhall Lane, Tarporley
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford
Fire crews used a hose reel to extinguish a fire on Tattenhall Lane in Tarporley.

Battery removed from vehicle in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2019 - 09:49
  • Location:
    Edinburgh Drive, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield
Crews attended to a vehicle reported on fire on Edinburgh Drive in Macclesfield.

On arrival the car was not alight but required the battery to be removed using electric gloves.

Firefighters then made the area safe.

Shed fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2019 - 01:06
  • Location:
    Pensby Drive, Ellesmere Port.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
At around 1.15am firefighters were called to reports of a fire in an outbuilding on Pensby Drive, Great Sutton.
On arrival the crews found a wooden garden shed which was well alight.
Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for approximately one hour.

Car fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2019 - 00:07
  • Location:
    Orkney Close, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
At around 12.10am firefighters from Penketh attended reports of a car fire on Orkney Close, Widnes.
On arrival the team discovered a fire on a driveway which was well alight.
One firefighter, wearing breathing apparatus, used one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, they then used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots.
The crew were detained at the scene for around one hour.
The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate and anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 459410.

Reports of a fire in a bedroom in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    18/07/2019 - 00:00
  • Location:
    Wade Crescent, Barnton, Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engine attended from Northwich
Shortly after midnight firefighter from Northwich were called to reports of a fire in a first floor bedroom at a house in Barnton.
On arrival at the address the crews discovered that a television had malfunctioned and set on fire, resulting in the owned taking evasive action and throwing the TV out of the window.
Thankfully, as a result of the owners actions, they were able to prevent the fire from taking hold.