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Ongoing: Empty building fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    20/10/2021 - 16:44
  • Location:
    Station Road, Ellesmere Port.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port. One fire engine attended from Powey Lane. One fire engine attended from Chester. One fire engine attended from Frodsham, along with an aerial appliance.

Firefighters have been called to smoke issuing from an empty building in Station Road, Ellesmere Port.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the building to find the source of the smoke and have located a seat of fire in one location.

They are currently using a hose reel jet to put out the fire.

Update 5.50pm:

The fire is now out and some firefighters are leaving the building having done a final check of the building. Some crews remain to check the roof space with the aid of a 7metre ladder and a thermal imaging camera.

Update 6.07pm:

One fire engine remains at the scene.


Smoke coming from man hole cover in Blacon

  • Time of Incident:
    20/10/2021 - 08:41
  • Location:
    Saughall Road, Blacon
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Chester
Firefighters were called to reports of a fire within a pavement on Saughall Road.

The fire wasn't visible but crews could smell burning underneath the man hole cover.

Engineers were called to assist firefighters who stood by with dry powder.

A thermal imaging camera was used to check the temperature. 





Wheelie bin fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/10/2021 - 01:33
  • Location:
    Morgan Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
Firefighters were called to reports of two wheelie bins well alight on Morgan Avenue.

A hose reel was used to put out the flames.

The fire is believed to have been caused accidentally from a discarded cigarette.


Bin fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    19/10/2021 - 20:49
  • Location:
    Lodge Place, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Widnes and one from Penketh
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish a bin that was well alight on Lodge Place.


Bedroom fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    19/10/2021 - 20:04
  • Location:
    Marcien Way, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Penketh and one from Runcorn
Firefighters attended to a property on Marcien Way following reports of a fire in the bedroom.

On arrival the fire had already been extinguished but the property was smoke logged.

A large fan was used to disperse smoke.

The fire is believed to have been caused by a drill battery that was charging that was on a mattress.


Kitchen fire in Nantwich

  • Time of Incident:
    19/10/2021 - 17:04
  • Location:
    Volunteers Field, Nantwich
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Nantwich

Shortly after 5pm firefighters were called to reports of a kitchen fire on Volunteers Field, Nantwich.

Crews attended the scene and found there had been a small fire involving a toaster which had been extinguished by the occupants. 

Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots, they also removed the damaged toaster from the building. 

Crews were detained at the scene for around 20 minutes.


Two-vehicle-collision in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    19/10/2021 - 16:48
  • Location:
    Wrexham Road, Chester
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Chester
Firefighters attended to a collision on Wrexham Road.

The collision involved two vehicles.

A man and a woman were administered oxygen by crews before being handed to the care of paramedics. 

Crews isolated the battery from one of the vehicles and then made them both safe.

The road was closed temporarily while crews assisted police officers in clearing debris.

Crews were in attendance for around two hours.


Tumble dryer fire in Wilmslow

  • Time of Incident:
    19/10/2021 - 12:46
  • Location:
    Wolverton Drive, Wilmslow.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended, one from Wilmslow and and one from Cheadle
At around 12.45pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in an outbuilding on Wolverton Drive in Wilmslow.

On arrival the crews found there had been a fire involving a tumble dryer.

Two firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots.

The crews were detained at the scene for around 45 minutes.


Wheelie bin fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2021 - 19:45
  • Location:
    Christleton Drive, Ellesmere Port.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish a fire involving several wheelie bins on Christleton Drive, Ellesmere Port.

The crew were detained at the incident for around 30 minutes.

The cause of the fire is believed to deliberate and anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire police on 101, or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tua, quoting IML 1111513.


Fire in the open at Radley Common in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2021 - 19:07
  • Location:
    Mallard Close, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
Firefighters extinguished a small fire at a band stand on Radley Common. 

The crew were detained at the scene for around 15 minutes.

The cause of the fire is believed to deliberate and anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire police on 101, or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tua.


Small fire in the open in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2021 - 18:47
  • Location:
    Valley Drive, Ellesmere Port.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish a small fire in the open on Valley Drive in Ellesmere Port. 

The crew were detained at the scene for around ten minutes.

The cause of the fire is believed to deliberate and anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire police on 101, or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tua, quoting IML 1111462.





Fire at a play area in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2021 - 16:52
  • Location:
    Delamere Drive, Great Sutton.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish a fire involving playground equipment at a play area on Delamere Drive in Great Sutton.

The crew were in attendance for around 30 minutes.

The cause of the fire is believed to deliberate and anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire police on 101, or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tua, quoting IML 1111337.


Wheelie bin fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2021 - 16:28
  • Location:
    Delamere Drive, Ellesmere Port.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port

Firefighters were called to a wheelie bin fire in Delamere Drive, Ellesmere Port.

The crew used a hose reel to put out the fire.


Smoke issuing from fuse box in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    18/10/2021 - 00:20
  • Location:
    Church Street, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Runcorn and one from Widnes
Firefighters attended to a nail salon on Church Street following reports of a small amount of smoke issuing from a fuse box.

Crews used dry powder to stem the smoke.

Neighbouring properties were checked over by firefighters to ensure the smoke hadn't spread.


Small fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2021 - 21:05
  • Location:
    Bunbury Green, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
A hose reel was used to extinguish a fire involving refuse.

The fire was located on Bunbury Green.


Oven fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2021 - 19:20
  • Location:
    Greensway, Chester
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Chester
Firefighters attended to a property on Greensway following reports of a smoke alarm sounding.

Crews located the fire in the oven caused by burnt food and extinguish it using a hose reel.

A large fan was used to disperse smoke and a thermal imaging camera checked the temperature.

One woman was treated by paramedics as a precaution,


One-vehicle-collision in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2021 - 16:40
  • Location:
    Cranborne Road, Crewe
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Crewe
Firefighters attended to a collision on Cranborne Road.

The collision involved one vehicle that had collided with a house and hit a gas pipe.

The male driver was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Crews disconnected the battery.

A cordon was put in place while the gas was checked.


Small fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2021 - 12:12
  • Location:
    Ledward Street, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford
Firefighters used water to extinguish a small fire involving refuse.

The fire was located on Ledward Street. 


Collision on M6

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2021 - 10:31
  • Location:
    M6 northbound between junction 21A to junction 22
  • Attendance:
    Four fire engines attended - one from Warrington, one from Birchwood, one from Lymm and one from Greater Manchester

Firefighters attended to a collision involving a HGV and a car.

The collision occurred between junction 21A and junction 22 on northbound carriageway.

One man was removed from the car by firefighters and handed to the car of paramedics.

Crews made the scene safe.


Shed fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    17/10/2021 - 07:57
  • Location:
    Hawthorn Road, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Ellesmere Port and one from Powey Lane
Firefighters were called to reports of a shed well alight on Hawthorn Road.

Wearing two breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets were used to put out the flames.

Crews then dampened down.

The fire is believed to have been started by a faulty fridge freezer inside the shed.

Crews were at the scene for around one hour.