My Area

Get information for your area of Cheshire by entering your postcode below:

Car fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 22:21
  • Location:
    Ditton Road (West), Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engine attended from Penketh and Widnes
At around 10.20pm firefighters from Widnes and Penketh were dispatched to reports of a fire on Ditton Road, Widnes.
On arrival the crews found a car had collided with a fence and was well alight,
One firefighter, wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Crews then used a hose reel jet to check for any hotspots.
The crews were in attendance at the incident for around one hour 20 minutes.
There were no reports of any injuries.

Bin fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    17/11/2019 - 08:03
  • Location:
    Rigg Street, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish a bin fire on Rigg Street, Crewe. The crew were in attendance for around 15 minutes.

Wheelie bin set alight in a doorway in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    17/11/2019 - 03:34
  • Location:
    Warrington Road, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Penketh and Widnes

At 3.40am firefighters from Widnes and Penketh were called to reports of a fire at a commercial building on Warrington Road.

On arrival the crews discovered that a wheelie bin had been pushed into the doorway of a bookmakers and deliberately set alight.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around one hour.

Anyone with any information in relation to the fire is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 566993 .


Skip fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 22:11
  • Location:
    Tan House Lane, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes

Firefighters from Widnes used a hose reel jet to extinguish a small fire in a skip on Tan House Lane.

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


Small fire at a park in Macclesfield.

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 21:14
  • Location:
    Park Grove, Macclesfield.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Poynton

Firefighters from Poynton used a hose reel jet to extinguish a small fire which had been started deliberately at a skate park in Macclesfield.

The crew were detained at the incident for around 20 minutes.

Anyone with any information in relation to person who started the fire is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Chimney fire in Middlewich

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 20:53
  • Location:
    Poplar Drive, Middlewich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Middlewich
Firefighters used specialist chimney rods to extinguish a chimney fire at a residential address Middlewich.

Basement fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 19:14
  • Location:
    Park Lane, Macclesfield.
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines attended from Macclesfield, Bollington and Congleton

At around 7.15pm firefighters from Macclesfield, Bollington and Congleton attended reports of a fire at a residential address on Park Lane, Macclesfield.

On arrival at the address the crews discovered a fire in the basement area which was well alight.

Firefighters isolated the gas and electric. Two firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, then used a hose reel jet and covering jet to extinguish the fire.

Crews then used a large fan to clear the smoke from the property.

One person was provided with oxygen therapy at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters were on scene for almost three hours.

The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault. 


Small fire in the open near Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 11:48
  • Location:
    Old Hall Lane, Tabley, near Knutsford.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm

Firefighters from Lymm used a hose reel jet to extinguish a number of bags of hay which were well alight in a field off Old Hall Lane in Over Tabley.


Fire involving a toaster in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 17:23
  • Location:
    Brandon, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Widnes and Penketh
Shortly before 5.30pm firefighters from Widnes and Penketh attended reports of a kitchen fire on Brandon.
On arrival at the scene the crews found the fire had involved an electric toaster which had been extinguished by the occupant.
Firefighters used a large fan to clear the smoke from the property.
One person was treated at the scene by paramedics for smoke inhalation.
Crews were in attendance at the scene for around 40 minutes.

Animal rescue in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 08:37
  • Location:
    Poplar Road, Macclesfield.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield along with an animal rescue team from Bollington
Shortly after 8.30am firefighters from Macclesfield and Bollington attended reports of an animal rescue on South Park, Macclesfield.
Crews attended the scene and on arrival they found that a heron with a broken wing was trapped in a pond.
The RSPCA water rescue unit were called to the scene and the crews worked together to reach the heron and bring it back to the shore.
The heron has now been passed to the RSPCA for treatment.
The crews were detained at the scene for around one hour 20 minutes.

Car fire on the M62 near Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    16/11/2019 - 03:40
  • Location:
    M62, eastbound, between junctions 9 and 10
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm
At around 3.40am firefighters from Lymm attended reports of a car fire on the M62 near Winwick.
On arrival the crew found that there have been a collision involving one vehicle which had subsequently set on fire.
One firefighter, wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Two casualties were treated for at the scene for smoke inhalation, they were then passed to the care of paramedics.
 

Fire at an unused hotel in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    15/11/2019 - 20:20
  • Location:
    Page Lane, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Widnes and Penketh

At 10.20pm firefighters from Widnes and Penketh were dispatched to reports of a fire at an unused hotel on Page Lane.

On arrival crews discovered a fire in a first floor room.

Four firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

The crews were in attendance at the premises for around 15 minutes.


Small fire in the open in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    15/11/2019 - 19:11
  • Location:
    Liverpool Road, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington

At around 7.10pm firefighters were called to reports of a small fire on Liverpool Road, Warrington.

The fire was out on arrival, so firefighters used a hose reel jet to dampen down and prevent it from reigniting.

The crew were in attendance for around 15 minutes.


Three vehicle collision near Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    15/11/2019 - 17:52
  • Location:
    Platts Lane, Hatton Heath, near Chester.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Chester and Ellesmere Port
Shortly before 5pm firefighters were dispatched to reports of a multi-vehicle collision on the A41 near Chester.
On arrival at the scene crews found the incident involved two saloon cars and a HGV.
Initial indications suggested that two people were medically trapped in their vehicles. Although, thankfully, after initial treatment from paramedics they were able to get out of their cars themselves.
Firefighters then made the vehicles safe and were detained at the scene for around 50 minutes.

Two vehicle collision near Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    15/11/2019 - 14:53
  • Location:
    A49 Warrington Road, Acton Bridge near Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Northwich and Lymm

Shortly before 3pm firefighters from Northwich and Lymm responded to reports of a road traffic collision on the A49, Warrington Road, in Acton Bridge.

On arrival at the scene crews found that the incident involved involving two cars and two people were medically trapped in their vehicles.

Firefighters used specialist equipment to release the casualties and they were then passed to the care of paramedics.

crews were in attendance at the incident for over 50 minutes.


Mattress deliberately set alight in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    15/11/2019 - 16:29
  • Location:
    Bramhall Road, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish a mattress which had been deliberately set alight by youths on Bramhall Road in Crewe.

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


Bin fire in Frodsham

  • Time of Incident:
    15/11/2019 - 08:29
  • Location:
    Main Street, Frodsham.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Frodsham

At around 8.30am firefighters from Frodsham were called to reports of a small fire on Main Street.

Crews attended the scene and found small bin fire.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were detained at the scene for around 15 minutes.


Fire involving dishwasher in Holmes Chapel

  • Time of Incident:
    14/11/2019 - 21:13
  • Location:
    Middlewich Road, Holmes Chapel
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Middlewich and one from Sandbach

Crews attended to a fire involving a dishwasher at an address on Middlewich Road in Holmes Chapel.

Wearing two breathing apparatus, crews extinguished the flames using one hose reel and removed the dishwasher from the property. A covering jet was also in place. 

A large fan was used to disperse the smoke.

Crews were in attendance for approximately one hour.


Fire involving log burner in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    14/11/2019 - 21:02
  • Location:
    The Mount, Congleton
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended -one from Congleton and one from Holmes Chapel

Fire crews attended to a fire involving a log burner at a house on The Mount in Congleton.

Firefighters extinguished the fire using water and removed hot embers.

A thermal imaging camera was used to check the chimney which the log burner was attached to and the loft space in case the fire had spread. 

They found no hot spots and the area was deemed safe.


Small fire in the open in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    14/11/2019 - 07:39
  • Location:
    Great King Street, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield

At 7.40am firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the open in Great King Street, Macclesfield.

On arrival the crew found a small fire within the grounds of a church.

Firefighters extinguished the fire with water and were in attendance for more than 20 minutes.