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Porch fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 17:36
  • Location:
    Walsingham Drive, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engine attended from Widnes and Runcorn

At 5.35pm firefighters attended reports of a fire at a house on Walsingham Drive, Runcorn.

Firefighters from Runcorn and Widnes were dispatched to the incident and on arrival they found a small porch at the front of the house was well alight.

The crew used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were detained at the address for around 40 minutes.


Man with serious burns in Little Stanney

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 17:30
  • Location:
    Rake Lane, Little Stanney, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane

At around 5.30pm firefighters were called to reports of a man with serious burns on Rake Lane Ellesmere Port.

Firefighters attended the scene and found that a man had sustained serious burns whilst trying to burn garden waste.

The crew assisted the casualty before passing him to the care of paramedics. He has since been taken to hospital via air ambulance.

Firefighters also extinguished the garden fire using a hose reel jet. The crew then checked the fire using a thermal imaging camera.

The crew were detained at the scene for around 50 minutes.


Rescue of a person in Alderley Edge

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 17:21
  • Location:
    Brook Lane, Alderley Edge
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow

At 5.20pm firefighters were called to reports that a woman was trapped on Brook Lane in Alderley Edge.

Firefighters attended the scene and found that a woman who had fallen down a brook and into a stream.

The crew assisted the woman to her feet and walked her to the top of the brook.

She did not require medical treatment.

The crew were detained at the scene for around 25 minutes.


Fire at Linmere Moss, Delamere Forest

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 12:26
  • Location:
    Linmere Moss, Ashton road, Delamere, near Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Tarporley

At around 12.30pm firefighters from Tarporley attended reports of a fire at Linmere Moss in Delamere Forest.

Firefighters attended the scene and found a deep seated fire approximately seven metres square.

the crew used an extended hose reel jet and hand tools to extinguish the fire, they then used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots.

Firefighters were detained at the incident for around 90 minutes.


Danaged sign in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 10:40
  • Location:
    Foregate Street, Chester.
  • Attendance:
    One aerial appliance attended from Chester

At 10.40am firefighters were called to reports of a dangerous structure in Chester city centre.

An aerial appliance from Chester attended the scene and found that at shop sign had been damaged by the strong winds and was at risk of falling off.

Firefighter set up a cordon as a precautionary measure andused the aerial appliance to access to remove the sign,

The crew were in attendance at the scene for around 30 minutes.


Fire involving 50 bales of hay in Lymm

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 08:08
  • Location:
    Higher Lane, Lymm
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines in attended from Lymm, Birchwood and Altrincham

Shortly after 8am firefighters from Lymm, Birchwood and Altrincham were dispatched to reports of a large fire in the open in Lymm.

On arrival the crews discovered a large fire in a field involving approximately 50 bales of hay.

Firefighters worked throughout the day, reading the affected hay and extinguishing the fire using two hose reel jets.

The crew also monitored the temperature of the hay using a thermal imaging camera.

Firefighters were detained at the incident for around 10 hours.


Fire at a football stadium in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 06:16
  • Location:
    Barton Stadium, Kinsgsway, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines attended from Winsford, Northwich and Middlewich

UPDATE 9AM

At around 6.15am firefighters were called to reports of a fire at Barton Stadium in Winsford.

Firefighters from Winsford, Northwich and Middlewich attended the scene and on arrival they discovers smoke billowing from the building.

The crews isolated the gas and electrics to the premises.

Four firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, entered the building and used two hose reel jet to fight the fire.

A number of covering jets were also place around the building to help extinguish the fire.

After extinguishing the fire part of the metal roof of the building was removed to help ventilate the building.

Crews from Northwich and Middlewich left the site at around 8am.

Firefighters from Winsford remained ate the scene for another hour and used a hose reel jet to dampen down at the scene.

In total firefighters were at the scene for around three hours.


Garden fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2020 - 02:54
  • Location:
    Humphreys Close, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn

Shortly before 3am firefighters were called to reports of a garden fire on Humphreys Close, Runcorn.

One fire engine from Runcorn was deployed to the scene and on arrival they found the fire involved a garden fence which was well alight and had stared to spread to a nearby shed.

The crew used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire before removing the affected fence panels.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental and the crew were detained at the scene for around 90 minutes.


Bench fire in Fearnhead

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 22:29
  • Location:
    Blackbrook Avenue, Fearnhead, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington

Firefighters from Warrington used a water backpack to extinguish a fire involving a park bench on Blackbrook Avenue in Fearnhead.

The crew were in attendance for around 15 minutes.


Fire in a woodland area in Sandiway

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 18:26
  • Location:
    Kennel Lane, Sandiway, Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Winsford and Northwich

Firefighters from Winsford and Northwich attended a fire in a woodland area on Kennel Lane in Sandiway.

The crew initially proceeded to the fire on foot and on arrival they used water back packs and beaters to tackle the fire.

After locating the fire the fire engine was also driven to the scene and the crews also used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

After extinguishing the fire the crew used a hose reel jet to dampen down and a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots.

Firefighters were detained at the scene for around two hours 40 minutes.


House fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 18:42
  • Location:
    Hawthorn Road, Ellesmere Port.
  • Attendance:
    Four fire engine attended, two from Ellesmere Port, one from Powey Lane and one from Chester, along with an aerial appliance from Chester.

At around 6.40pm firefighters received multiple reports of an outbuilding fire on Hawthawn Lane, Ellesmere Port.

Four fire crews were dispatched to the scene and on arrival they discovered a shed fire which had spread to a neighbouring house.

Two firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire, they also used a hydraulic platform to fight the fire from above. 

The crews are also used a main jet to cool a number of gas cylinders which were located in the shed.

After extinguishing the fire the crew removed damaged decking and part of a conservatory at the rear of the house. They used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots.

The cause of the fire is believed to be an electrical fault in the shed.

Firefighters were in attendance at the incident for approximately three hours.


Fire involving peat and bracken in Alsager

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 16:40
  • Location:
    Linley Lane, Alsager
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Alsager

At 4.40pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open in Alsager.

On arrival they discovered nine separate seats of fire involving peat and bracken.

Firefighters used hand appliances and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and the crew were in attendance at the incident for around 90 minutes.


Man with hand trapped in a pizza dough roller

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 16:11
  • Location:
    Regent Street, Old Town, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Stockton Heath

Shortly after 4pm firefighters from Stockton Heath fire station attended a reports of an entrapment  at a commercial premises on Regent Street, Old Town, Runcorn. 

On arrival the crew found that a man had trapped his hand in a pizza dough rolling machine.

Firefighters used Milwaukee saw  to release the casualty and he was passed to the care of paramedics at the scene.

The crew were on scene for approximately forty minutes.


Small fire in the open in Tabley

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 15:22
  • Location:
    Tabley Lane, Tabley.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Knutsford
Firefighters from Knutsford used a hose reel jet to extinguish a small fire involving tree stumps in Tabley.

The crew were detained at the incident for approximately 30 minutes.

Large fire in the open in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 15:22
  • Location:
    Stonehills Lane, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Stockton Heath

At around 3.20pm firefighters from Stockton Heath were called to reports of a fire in the open in Stonehills Lane in Runcorn.

On arrival at the scene the crew found that the fire involved approximately 30 square metres of bracken.

Firefighters used beaters, water pack packs and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 50 minutes.


Small fire in Delamere Forest

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 15:19
  • Location:
    Ashton Road, Delamere, Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Tarporley

Firefighters from Tarporley used a hose reel jet to extinguish a small unattended fire in Delamere Forest.

The crew were detained at the incident for around 15 minutes.


Fire in Macclesfield forest

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 15:13
  • Location:
    Clarke Lane, Macclesfield.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield

At around 3.15pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in Macclesfield Forest.

On arrival the crew discovered a fire in a woodland area which had been caused by a disposable barbeque.

Firefighters used water to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 30 minutes.


Garden Fire in Penketh

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 12:07
  • Location:
    Tannery Lane, Penketh
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
Firefighters from Widnes were called to reports of a fire at the rear of a house on Tannery Lane in Penketh.

On arrival the crew found an intentional garden fire which had become out of control and started to spread.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were detained at the scene for around 30 minutes.

Garden Fire in Penketh

  • Time of Incident:
    01/01/0001 - 00:00
  • Location:
    Tannery Lane, Penketh.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
Firefighters from Widnes attended reports of a garden fire at a n address on Tannery Lane in Penketh.

On arrival the crew found that an intentional garden fire had become out of control and was starting to spread.

The crew used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were detained at the scene for around 30 minutes.

Tree fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2020 - 11:13
  • Location:
    Seacombe Drive, Ellesmere Port.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port

Firefighters from Ellesmere Port used a hose reel jet to extinguish a tree fire on a field at the rear of Seacombe Drive.

The crew were in attendance at the incident for around 15 minutes.