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At around 5.30am firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle fire which was well alight on the M6 northbound between junction 16 and 17.
On arrival at the scene crews found a fully laden heavy goods vehicle which was well alight.
Firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, are currently using hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.
Police and highways are also in attendance at the scene and lanes 1,2 and 3 of the northbound carriageway acre closed while crews deal with the incident. Lane 4 remains open at this time.
There are no reports of an injuries as a result of the incident.
Firefighters were called to an uncontrolled burning on land near Broxton roundabout in Chester.
The crew wore breathing apparatus while they used a hose reel to put out the fire.
Firefighters were called to a skip fire in Cedar Court, Warrington.
A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel and a hose reel jet to put out the fire involving general waste. They then used the hose reel to damp down the waste.
Firefighters were called to a two vehicle collision on
West Street, Crewe.
drivers of the vehicles were given first aid by firefighters. They then assisted paramedics with the casualties and made the vehicles safe.
Firefighters were called to a single vehicle collision on London Road, Lyme Green.
Crews removed the
roof from the vehicle and extricated the casualty. They then handed them over to the care of paramedics.
Firefighters were called to a business premises in High Street Northwich following reports of flooding affecting the electrics.
Crews attended and used a pump to help reduce the amount of flood water entering the cellar.
Firefighters were called to a dishwasher fire at an address in Wiltshire Drive, Congleton.
The fire was extinguished by the occupant using a dry powder extinguisher and firefighters using breathing apparatus disconnected the dishwasher.
They then used a large fan to disperse the smoke and removed the appliance from the kitchen.
Firefighters were called to a small fire in a light fitting at a supermarket in the Victoria Centre, Crewe.
The store was evacuated and crews isolated the electrics prior to an engineer attending.
At around 4pm firefighters from Northwich were called to reports of a minor entrapment in Little Leigh.
On arrival crews found that a man had trapped his hand in a garage mechanism.
Firefighters released the mans hand and provided basic first aid. They were detained at the scene for around 15 minutes.
Firefighters attended a wheelie bin fire in Pembridge Gardens, Ellesmere Port.
The crew used a hose reel to put out the fire.
Firefighters were called to a lorry on its side in London Road, Adlington.
The crew assessed the casualty by using ladders to reach him. They then handed him to paramedics.
Firefighters were called to a chimney fire at an address in Crewe Road, Hatherton.
Crews began to fight the fire which chimney rods from the chimney breast, then used ladders to put out the fire from the roof.
Once the fire was out they checked the fire hadn't spread using a thermal imaging camera.
Firefighters were called to an electric substation in Chapel Lane, Wilmslow following reports of a power cut, loud bangs and flames coming from it.
The crew put a cordon round the affected area and police closed Chapel Lane while engineers worked at the substation.
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