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Tyre on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    25/05/2019 - 14:44
  • Location:
    Desoto Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
Firefighters attended to a small fire in the open on Desoto Road in Widnes.

One hose reel was used by crews to extinguish the fire which involved a tyre.

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.

Ongoing - Pallets on fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 14:59
  • Location:
    Leslie Road, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    10 fire engines attended - one from Winsford, one from Powey Lane, one from Middlewich, two from Crewe and one from Runcorn. One from Nantwich, Lymm, Penketh and Wilmslow.

Firefighters tackling a fire in WinsfordOngoing - Firefighters are currently at a fire involving a large quantity of wooden pallets and fencing at an industrial estate on Leslie Road in Winsford.

The fire is affecting part of a building close by.

Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus, are using two main jets to help put out the fire.

Residents nearby are being advised to close windows and doors as a safety precaution.

Road closures are in place on Oakmere Road roundabout and people are advised to avoid the area.

4pm - Nearby industrial buildings have been evacuated as a precaution.

Firefighters are also using a hose reel as well as two main jets to help bring the fire under control.

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Pallets on fire in Winsford (new window, Movie 18470KB)

4.47pm Firefighters at the scene of the fire

Crews are using a ground monitor, two main jets and a hose reel in affected areas. One water tower is also in use. The fire is under control and crews remain at the scene.

The fire affected approximately 20metres by 30metres of stored wooden pallets which had spread to a single storey brick building.

5.42pm

Crews are making good progress extinguishing the fire and will remain on site for some time. The only road remaining closed is Browning Way which will remain closed while crews work at the scene.

10am

Crews have continued to work on the fire throughout the night by using a hose reel jet to dampen down any distressed hot spots and continue to monitor them.

Firefighters are still at the scene and a main jet is currently in use to dampen down.


Bin fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 14:10
  • Location:
    Gooseberry Lane, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
Firefighters attended to a small bin fire on Gooseberry Lane in Runcorn.

One hose reel jet was used to put out the fire which is believed to have been caused by a discarded cigarette.

Wooden hut fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 08:05
  • Location:
    Castlefields Avenue South, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Fire crews attended to a wooden hut well alight in woods near to Castlefields Avenue South in Runcorn.

Firefighters set up a low pressure hose to put out the fire.

The area was then dampened down, while a thermal imaging camera was used to check for hot spots.

Two-vehicle-collision in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 02:04
  • Location:
    Water Street, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Bollington
Fire crews attended to a road traffic collision involving a car and a minibus on Water Street in Macclesfield.

Crews cleared oil which had leaked from one of the vehicles, used specialist tools to isolate the battery and scanned the area with a thermal imaging camera.

No one was trapped inside the vehicles.

House fire in Poynton

  • Time of Incident:
    24/05/2019 - 00:56
  • Location:
    Clumber Road, Poynton
  • Attendance:
    Four fire engines attended - three from Greater Manchester Fire Service and one from Poynton
Firefighters attended to a house fire on Clumber Road in Poynton.

The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical cable, which caused a fence to be set on fire and spread to the roof space of the property.

Wearing two breathing apparatus, crews used one hose reel and a covering jet to put out the fire.

The fire had also spread to the roof space of another neighbouring property. Firefighters, still wearing two breathing apparatus, used a ladder to remove the tiles and isolate the utilities.

Once the fire had been extinguished crews used a thermal imaging camera to check the temperature, put salvage sheets on the affected properties and ensured the area was safe.

All people inside the property were accounted for.

They remained at scene for four hours and thirty minutes.

Bonfire on Northwich car park

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2019 - 20:31
  • Location:
    Witton Street, Northwich
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich
Fire crews attended to a bonfire on a car park which had been left to burn on Witton Street in Northwich.

One hose reel was used to insure the bonfire was extinguished and firefighters dampened down.

Crews then checked to see if any embers had gone through the window of a building close by before deeming the area safe.

Horse box fire in Malpas

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2019 - 14:42
  • Location:
    Cross O Th Hill Road, Malpas
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Chester
Fire crews were called to a horse box fire on Cross O Th Hill Road, Malpas. On arrival the crew found the horse box well alight and that the grass around the box had also set on fire. Crews used a hose reel jet to put out the blaze.

Outbuilding fire in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2019 - 12:52
  • Location:
    Well Lane, Northwich
  • Attendance:
    Six fire engines attended - one from Lymm, one from Warrington, one from Stockton Heath, one from Sandbach, one from Crewe and one from Birchwood
Firefighters have been called to a fire in an outbuilding on Well Lane, Northwich. The crew, one wearing breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets are currently fighting the fire which is a building approximately 10m by 8m.

UPDATE 5.30pm


Crews are continuing to damp down the affected area using a hose reel jet. They are also using a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.

UPDATE 8am - Crews have been continuing to check for hotspots using the thermal imaging camera.

Update 10am - After working throughout the night firefirghters declared the fire safe this morning.

Fire in a tree stump in Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    23/05/2019 - 08:53
  • Location:
    Longridge, Knutsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
Fire crews were called to a fire in a tree stump on Longridge, Knutsford. Crews used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire.