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Collision in Wilmslow

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2020 - 14:13
  • Location:
    Church Street, Wilmslow.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow

Firefighters were called following a collision in Church Street.

On arrival the crew found a collision involving two vehicles.

One woman was rescued from one of the vehicles who was passed into the care of paramedics.


Fire in the open in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2020 - 13:45
  • Location:
    Old Liverpool Road, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington

Firefighters were called following reports of a fire in the open off Old Liverpool Road.

On arrival the crew found a fire involving loose wood.

A water backpack was used to extinguish the flames.


House fire in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2020 - 13:23
  • Location:
    Waste Lane, Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines attended, one from Chester and two from Winsford

Firefighters were called following reports of a fire at a property on Waste Lane.

On arrival the crew found a fire in the second floor of the property.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used on hose reel jet and a covering jet to extinguish the fire.

No injuries have been reported.

They remained at the scene for around an hour.


Rubbish fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2020 - 12:03
  • Location:
    Old Alder Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington

Firefighters were called following reports of a small fire on Old Alder Lane.

On arrival the crew found a small quantity of rubbish well alight.

One hose reel jet was used to extinguish the flames.


Collision in Marton

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2020 - 10:36
  • Location:
    Congleton Road, Marton
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended, one from Congleton and one from Macclesfield

Firefighters were called following reports of a collision on Congleton Road.

On arrival the crews found that the collision involved a van and a car.

One man was given oxygen by firefighters before being handed over to the care of paramedics.

Firefighters were on scene for around 30 minutes..


Smell of burning at commercial premises in Wardle

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2020 - 02:44
  • Location:
    Nantwich Road, Wardle
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended, one from Nantwich and one from Crewe

At 2.45am firefighters received a report of smoke in an electrical room at commercial premises on Nantwich Road, Wardle.

On arrival crews could smell burning and used a thermal imaging camera to check the temperatures of electrical cabinets.

An electrician attended and isolated the electricity supply.

Once they were satisfied that the building was safe firefighters left the incident in the hands of the electrician.

They were in attendance for around 45 minutes.


Fire involving vehicles affects domestic property in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    21/09/2020 - 00:27
  • Location:
    Parker Street, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    Three fire engines attended, two from Runcorn and one from Widnes

At around 12.30am firefighter were called to reports of a fire in Parker Street, Runcorn.

On arrival the crews discovered that it was a fire involving a motorbike and a vehicle outside a domestic property.

The fire affected the property.

Two firefighters wearing breathing entered the premises to inspect it whilst colleagues fought the fire with two hose reel jets.

No-one was unaccounted for.

Neighbouring properties were also evacuated.

Firefighters thoroughly inspected the property, including the roof space. They looked for hotspots using a thermal imaging camera.

They also made sure that the neighbouring addresses were safe.

A large fan was used to clear smoke from the property.

The fire was extinguished via the hose reel jets.

Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour-an-a-half.

An investigation into the cause of the fire has begun.


Car on fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 23:57
  • Location:
    Oakhouse Lane, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford

At around 12 midnight firefighters attended Oakhouse Lane in Winsford following reports of a car being on fire.

On arrival the crew found an Audi A3 well alight.

A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.

The car was then damped down to make it safe.

Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour.


Porch fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 20:46
  • Location:
    Coliseum Way, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Ellesmere Port

At around 8.45pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire involving a five-storey commercial building in Coliseum Way, Ellesmere Port.

On arrival the crews discovered that the building housed a restaurant and a hotel.

They were evacuated as a precaution as firefighters dealt with the small fire involving a booth on an external porch.

Firefighters initially used a short extension ladder and a thermal imaging camera to assess the fire.

They then extinguished it with water before cutting away materials affected by it.

A thermal imaging camera was used to monitor temperatures.

Firefighters left the scene once they were satisfied that it was safe.

They were in attendance for around an hour and 10 minutes.


Wheelie bin fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 20:28
  • Location:
    Dee Way, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford

At around 8.30pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open in Dee Way, Winsford.

On arrival the crew discovered that it was a small fire involving a wheelie bin.

Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for around 15 minutes.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML  809954, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.

For advice on how to prevent wheelie bin fires visit https://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/public-safety/home-safety/wheelie-bin-fire-safety.


Fire in the open in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 19:24
  • Location:
    Eardley Crescent, Congleton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield

Shortly before 7.30pm firefighters were informed of a fire in the open in Eardley Crescent, Congleton.

The crew used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire involving waste materials.

Firefighters were in attendance for around 20 minutes.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 809933, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.


Bin on fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 19:17
  • Location:
    Burtonwood Road, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh

At around 7.15pm firefighters received a report of a fire in the open on Burtonwood Road in Warrington.

On arrival the crew discovered that the fire involved a small rubbish bin.

Firefighters put out the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for more than 10 minutes.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 809909, or give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report.


Fire in the open in Mollington, near Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 18:51
  • Location:
    Townfield Lane area, Mollington, near Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane

At around 6.50pm firefighters were notified of a fire in the open in the Townfield Lane area of Mollington, near Chester.

The crew extinguished the small fire with a hose reel jet.

Firefighters were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.


Fire in a garden in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 17:08
  • Location:
    Poplar Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood

Shortly before 5.10pm firefighters were notified of a fire in a back garden in Poplar Avenue, Warrington.

On arrival the crew discovered that an occupier was burning garden waste.

Firefighters put out the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for around 20 minutes.


Kitchen fire in Disley

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 14:41
  • Location:
    Bentside Road, Disley
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended, one from Wilmslow and one from Offerton in Greater Manchester

Firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a house on Bentside Road in Disley.

The fire was located in the kitchen.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the house and used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.

A large fan was then used to disperse smoke.

The fire is believed to have been caused by a gas hob being left on and setting a foot spa alight.


Vehicle collides with building in Lymm, Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 12:52
  • Location:
    Bridge Meadow, Lymm, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm

At around 12.50pm firefighters received a report of a vehicle having collided with a building in Bridge Meadow, Lymm, Warrington.

On arrival the crew discovered that no-one was trapped inside the small vehicle.

The vehicle was moved away from the building and made safe.

Firefighters were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.


Two-vehicle collision on the M62

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 11:39
  • Location:
    M62 westbound, between junctions 11 and 10
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended, one from Warrington and one from Birchwood

Firefighters attended the M62 westbound between junctions 11 and 10 following reports of a collision.

The collision involved two vehicles.

Two males were assessed by paramedics.

An air ambulance also attended.

Firefighters made one of the vehicles safe.


Fire in field in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 00:21
  • Location:
    Groby Road, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe

Crews used a hose reel to extinguish a fire on a field near Groby Road in Crewe.

The fire was controlled burning but was extinguished as it involved combustible materials.


Bonfire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    20/09/2020 - 00:08
  • Location:
    Thornton Road, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port

Crews used water to extinguish a bonfire located on Thornton Road in Ellesmere Port.



Bin fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    19/09/2020 - 23:48
  • Location:
    Lodge Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Widnes and one from Penketh

Fire crews used a hose reel to extinguish a bin on fire on Lodge Road in Widnes.