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Pigeon rescued from netting in Neston

  • Time of Incident:
    26/05/2019 - 09:58
  • Location:
    Brook Street, Neston
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane
Crews used a 13.5m ladder to help rescue a pigeon which had become stuck in netting on a bridge on Brook Street in Runcorn.

The pigeon was then handed into the care of the RSPCA.

Dog rescued from canal in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    26/05/2019 - 06:42
  • Location:
    Upper Mersey Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
Firefighters rescued a dog which had fallen 30ft down an embankment on Upper Mersey Road in Widnes.

The dog had gone into the canal and had become trapped in a lock while tangled in rope.

The swift water rescue team located the dog and removed it safely from the water.

Flat fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    26/05/2019 - 03:57
  • Location:
    Pitt Street, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines attended - two attended from Macclesfield and one from Bollington
Firefighters attended to a fire involving one flat in a block on Pitt Street in Macclesfield.

Wearing four breathing apparatus, a hose reel covering jet and two hose reels were used to put out the fire located on the first floor.

A large fan was used to disperse the smoke and crews checked to see if the fire had spread to the second floor.

Everyone inside the block of flats was evacuated as a precaution and everyone was accounted for.

One man was treated by ambulance at the scene but did not go to hospital.

The fire is believed to have been caused accidentally. 

Crews were in attendance for just under three hours.

Car fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    26/05/2019 - 02:27
  • Location:
    Matlock Close, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Crews attended to a vehicle fire on Matlock Close in Warrington.

Wearing one breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet was used to put out the fire. They then dampened down the vehicle and checked the temperature using the thermal imaging camera.

Fence fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    26/05/2019 - 01:45
  • Location:
    Gresty Road, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe
Crews used one hose reel to extinguish a fence on fire on Gresty Road in Crewe.

Metal bin fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 20:02
  • Location:
    Hallwood Park, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters used one hose reel jet to extinguish a metal bin on fire in Hallwood Park in Runcorn.

Hedge fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 19:52
  • Location:
    Ash Priors, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich
Crews attended to a hedge well alight on Ash Priors in Widnes.

A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire.

Wood and pallets on fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 19:18
  • Location:
    Grangeway, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters attended to a small amount of wood and pallets on fire on Grangeway in Runcorn.

A hose reel jet and hose reel were used to put out the fire.

Conifers smoldering in Cranage

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 18:30
  • Location:
    Byley Lane, Cranage
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Congleton
Fire crews attended to around 15ft of conifers smoldering on Byley Lane in Cranage.

One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the fire and the checked the area for hot spots.

200 tyres on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 14:44
  • Location:
    Desoto Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    Seven fire engines attended - one from Widnes, one from Penketh, one from Lymm, one from Sandbach, one from Winsford, one from Warrington, one from Runcorn and the aerial appliance
Firefighters attended to reports of black smoke seen near to Desoto Road in Widnes.

The fire, involving a large skip full of up to 200 tyres, was extinguished using three main jets and a hose reel jet.

Crews monitored the fire throughout the night by using a thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots and dampened down the area using one main jet.

RTC in Whitley

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 12:11
  • Location:
    Tarporley Road, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Fire crews attended to a road traffic collision on Tarporley Road in Whitley involving a motorbike and a tractor.

Although no one was trapped, firefighters assisted ambulance with two casualties and made the area safe.

Garden fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 09:01
  • Location:
    Butterbache Road, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Chester
Firefighters attended to a fire in a garden on Butterbache Road in Chester.

The was already out when crews arrived however to ensure it was safe they dampened down the area using a hose reel.

The fire is believed to have been caused by outside lighting.

Vehicle fire M53

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 05:01
  • Location:
    M53, junction 8.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Ellesmere Port and one from Stockton Heath
Fire crews attended to a vehicle well alight in undergrowth close to the M53 at junction 8.

Wearing one breathing apparatus, a hose reel jet was used to put out the fire and the area was made safe.

Shed fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 01:19
  • Location:
    Fairford Road, Chester
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Chester and one form Penketh
Firefighters attended to a large shed well alight on Fairford Road in Chester.

Two hose reels were used to put out the fire and a thermal imaging camera was used to check the temperature.
 
Crews were at the scene for two hours.

Small bonfire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 23:09
  • Location:
    Hood Lane North, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
A small bonfire was located on a children's play area on Hood Lane North in Warrington.

Crews used water to help put out the fire.

Small fire in Warrington woods

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 19:17
  • Location:
    Lysander Drive, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
Water was used to put out a small fire in woods near to Lysander Drive in Warrington.

Bonfire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 19:11
  • Location:
    Oldhams Rise, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield
Fire crews attended to a small bonfire in wooded area on Oldhams Rise in Macclesfield.

Water and hand tools were used to extinguish the fire.

Small fire in Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 18:01
  • Location:
    Bexton Lane, Knutsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Poynton
Firefighters used water to put out a small fire near to a railway line on Bexton Lane in Knutsford.

Fence fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 16:46
  • Location:
    Liverpool Road, Chester.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters were called to a fire involving two fence panels which had spread to two garages in Liverpool Road, Chester. Crews used a hose reel to put out the fire.  

Shed fire in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 16:02
  • Location:
    Barnabas Avenue, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Sandbach
Firefighters attended a fire involving a metal shed in the rear garden of an address in Barnabus Avenue in Crewe. The fire spread to two fence panels. Crews used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.