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Trade waste on fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    03/12/2022 - 16:54
  • Location:
    Adlington Park, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Poynton and one from Bollington
Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to put out a fire involving a large quantity of waste materials. Once the fire was out a thermal imaging camera was used to check for fire spread. The fire was in the yard of a commercial property. The crews were on scene for one hour and fifteen minutes.


Fence on fire in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    03/12/2022 - 15:01
  • Location:
    Barnett Grove, Congleton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Congleton
A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to put out a fire involving wooden fencing. The fire was put out and an adjacent garage was checked for fire spread and dampened down.


Garden fire in Nantwich

  • Time of Incident:
    03/12/2022 - 12:08
  • Location:
    Highfield Drive, Nantwich
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe
A fire in a garden involved household waste and was put out by firefighters using a hose reel jet.


Vehicle fire on exit sliproad of J18 M6 southbound

  • Time of Incident:
    03/12/2022 - 09:07
  • Location:
    Exit sliproad of J18 M6 southbound
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines from Winsford, Lymm and Altrincham (GMFRS)
A large amount of smoke was issuing from a single decker coach. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet and monitored the engine compartment of the coach with a thermal imaging camera. There were no injuries reported and everyone on the affected coach was transferred to a second one.


Wheelie bin fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    02/12/2022 - 21:50
  • Location:
    St Mary's Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes
A wheelie bin was destroyed by fire on St Mary's Road. A hose reel jet was used to put out the blaze and dampen the area down.


Single vehicle collision in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    02/12/2022 - 20:52
  • Location:
    Queen Street, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Crewe
A car had hit a tree and overturned with one casualty reported. The casualty had self-extricated and received care from firefighters in attendance. The vehicle had also damaged a nearby lamp post to highways were called to isolate the power. 


Road traffic collision on M6 north junctions 16 to 17

  • Time of Incident:
    02/12/2022 - 17:31
  • Location:
    M6 north junctions 16 to 17
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe, rescue unit from Winsford with supporting fire engine, one from Alsager, one from Congleton
Three cars and a heavy goods vehicle were involved in a collision on the M6 northbound. Two people were trapped in one of the cars. One casualty was assisted out by paramedics after they had been checked over. The second casualty was extricated from the vehicle by firefighters using specialist cutting equipment. Occupants of the other vehicles managed to self-extricate and were assessed by firefighters and paramedics. One person was taken to hospital. The crews were in attendance for two hours.


Cat rescued in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    02/12/2022 - 17:11
  • Location:
    Lower House Lane, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes
A cat had a lucky outcome when it was rescued after falling down a grid in Widnes. It had become trapped between an internal and external wall. Firefighters were able to remove bricks from the outer wall, in conjunction with onsite personnel, to reach the animal and bring it out safely.


Animal rescue in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    01/12/2022 - 16:18
  • Location:
    Crewe Road, Haslington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Crewe with support of Swift Water Rescue
There was a Gull stuck in a fishing line close to the embankment in Crewe. Firefighters were able to rescue the Gull with the support of the swift water rescue. The Gull was then handed over to the RSPA. 


Small kitchen fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    01/12/2022 - 21:01
  • Location:
    Heath Lane, Chester
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Chester
Firefighters were called to a small fire involving a dishwasher in Chester.  Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. They then checked for further hot spots.


Small fire in WIinsford

  • Time of Incident:
    01/12/2022 - 16:47
  • Location:
    Calveley Green Lane, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Nantwich
Crews attended a small fire in Winsford. The fire was in close proximity to farm machinery. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.


Road traffic collision in Middlewich

  • Time of Incident:
    01/12/2022 - 16:28
  • Location:
    Warmingham Lane, Middlewich
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Winsford and one from Northwich
There was a car on it's roof in a ditch in Middlewich.  Crews were able to pull the car from the ditch, there were no individuals with the vehicle, police were also in attendance.  


Boat rescue in Lymm

  • Time of Incident:
    01/12/2022 - 15:00
  • Location:
    Burford Lane, Lymm
  • Attendance:
    Rope rescue unit from Lymm and supporting fire engine and one from Penketh
An inflatable raft was used to rescue a man from an upturned canal boat.  The man was taken back to the tow path and an ambulance called as a precaution. The boat was in the canal at Burford Lane.


Vehicle on fire in Church Lawton

  • Time of Incident:
    01/12/2022 - 14:27
  • Location:
    Knowsley Lane, Church Lawton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Sandbach
A car was on fire on in Church Lawton. Crews wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Police were also in attendance due to a partial road closure. 


Kitchen fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    30/11/2022 - 05:02
  • Location:
    Chichester Close, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn and one from Widnes

 Firefighters were called to a report of a kitchen fire on Chichester Close. The crews, from Runcorn and Widnes, in breathing apparatus ensured everyone from the affected house, along with those from the neighbouring property due to the spread of smoke, were out of the properties as they tackled the fire. 

A covering jet was used to fight the fire and the gas and electricity supplies were isolated. The roof space in both properties were checked to ensure there was no fire spread. A high pressure fan was used to clear smoke from the affected property and it was confirmed that there was no sign of fire in smoke in the adjoining house.

Following a fire investigation the fire is believed to have been caused by an electric scooter on charge.

Some of the occupants were taken to hospital  by North West Ambulance.


Disused building fire

  • Time of Incident:
    30/11/2022 - 21:14
  • Location:
    Farrell Street, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington
Firefighters attended a small fire in a disused building in Warrington. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately and involved a camping tent at the external entrance.  Crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and carried out a full check of the building.  Police were informed. 


Small pallet fire in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    30/11/2022 - 18:56
  • Location:
    Mill Street, Congleton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Congleton
Crews were called to a small amount of timber and pallets that were smouldering in Congleton. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. 


Small fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    30/11/2022 - 18:31
  • Location:
    Windmill Street, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Macclesfield
Firefighters were called to a small fire involving a park bench in Macclesfield. Crews used a water backpack to extinguish the fire. Police were made aware as fire was believed to have been started deliberately. 


Road Traffic Collision in Prestbury

  • Time of Incident:
    30/11/2022 - 12:01
  • Location:
    Bonis Hall Lane, Prestbury
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Macclesfield and one from Bollington
Crews were called to a road traffic collision involving a vehicle and a motorbike in Prestbury. Firefighters made the vehicles safe and provided first aid until the Ambulance crew arrived. Both casualties were transported to hospital. 


Wheelie bins on fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    29/11/2022 - 23:53
  • Location:
    Skye Close, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Ellesmere Port
Two wheelie bins were on fire on Skye Close. A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to put out the blaze. Police were informed as it is believed the fire was started deliberately.