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Small fire in Neston

  • Time of Incident:
    30/07/2021 - 00:12
  • Location:
    Blackeys Lane, Neston.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane

Firefighters attended a small fire on a driveway in Blackeys Lane, Neston.

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


Skip fire in Neston

  • Time of Incident:
    29/07/2021 - 22:19
  • Location:
    Raby Park Road, Neston.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane

Firefighters were called to a fire in a skip in Raby Park Road, Neston.

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


Small fire in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    29/07/2021 - 15:26
  • Location:
    Cotswold Way, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford
A hose reel was used to extinguish a small fire involving wood on Cotswold Way.


Pony rescued from stable in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    29/07/2021 - 13:17
  • Location:
    Pexall Road, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines - one attended from Congleton and one from Lymm along with the animal rescue unit
Firefighters rescued an 18-year-old pony from a stable on Pexall Road.

After the pony was sedated by a vet, crews using gliding sheets to safely remove it from the stable.

It was then assessed by the vet.


Wheelie bin fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    29/07/2021 - 11:48
  • Location:
    Sandy Lane West, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood
Crews used a hose reel to extinguish a wheelie bin fire.

To protect your wheelie bins from fires please follow our safety advice Wheelie bin fire safety (cheshirefire.gov.uk)


Fire in the open in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    29/07/2021 - 06:53
  • Location:
    Goode Way, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Crewe

Firefighters were called following reports of a fire in the open in Goode Way.

On arrival the crew found that the fire was believed to have involved a tent.

A bucket of water was used to extinguish the flames.


Car fire on M56

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 17:54
  • Location:
    Junction 15, M56 Eastbound
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Powey Lane
Firefighters were called following reports of a fire involving a car on the M56.
Two hose reel jets were used to extinguish the flames.
One lane was closed off while the crew tackled the fire.

Flooding at property in Agden

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 17:27
  • Location:
    Lymm Road, Agden.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm

Firefighters were called following reports of flooding at a property on Lymm Road.

On arrival the crew found around one foot of water in the basement.

A pump was used to move the water into a nearby field.

All electricity supply to the property was isolated.


Two vehicle collision in Moston

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 15:30
  • Location:
    Moston Road, Chester.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Chester
At 3.30pm firefighters from Chester were dispatched to reports of a a collision on Moston Road, Chester.

The incident involved a bus and a Vauxhall Corsa.

Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to remove the roof of the car and release the driver of the Corsa, who was medically trapped in the car. The man was then passed to the care of paramedics.

There are no reports of any injuries on the bus.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Firefighters were detained at the scene for around one hour.


Flooding at a residential address in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 14:31
  • Location:
    Algernon Street, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
At around 2.30pm firefighters from Penketh were dispatched to reports of flooding at an address on Algernon Street, Warrington. 

On arrival at the scene the crew found that the flooding had been caused by the heavy rain in the area and the water was around eight inches deep. 

Firefighters isolated the electrics at the address and were able to clear the majority of the flood water using a specialist pump. 

The crew were detained at the address for around one hour.


House struck by lightning in Appleton

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 13:28
  • Location:
    Firs Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Stockton Heath and Warrington
At around 1.30pm firefighters were called to reports of a possible house fire in Appleton following a lightning strike. 

Crews from Warrington and Stockton Heath attended the address and on arrival there was no signs of a fire.

Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots, and also checked the loft area for any damage. 

The crews isolated the electricity at the property and were detained at the scene for around 40 minutes.

Update 3.30pm 

Firefighters were called back to the address at around 2.30pm after the owner noticed smoke was coming from the apex of the roof.

Crews returned to the home and found that the smoke was coming from a small section of charred wood.

Firefighters removed the material and used water to dampen down. 

They were detained at the address for around 30 minutes.


Home struck by lightning in Birchwood

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 12:38
  • Location:
    Kestrel Lane, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Warrington and Birchwood
At around 12.40pm firefighters were called to reports that a house had been struck by lightning on Kestrel Lane, Warrington.

Firefighters attended the scene and found that there was no signs of any fire, but the building had been badly damaged by the lightning.

A building inspector has been called to the scene to check the safety of the address and firefighters have checked a number of neighbouring properties. 

The crews have also isolated the electricity at the address


Vehicle fire near Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 09:26
  • Location:
    Chelford Road, Knutsford.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm
At around 9.30am firefighters from Lymm were dispatched to reports of a vehicle fire on Chelford Road, Knutsford. 

On arrival at the scene firefighters used a thermal imaging camera and found that engine of the vehicle had overheated.

The crew used a thermal imaging camera to cool the engine and were detained at the scene around one hour.


Two vehcle collision in Crewe

  • Time of Incident:
    28/07/2021 - 07:38
  • Location:
    Groby Road, Crewe.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engine attended from Crewe
Shortly after 7.30am firefighters from Crewe were called to reports of a collusion on Groby Road. 

On arrival at the scene the crews found the involved two cars.

Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to release one casualty, they were then passed to the care of paramedics.

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


Flooding in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    27/07/2021 - 19:08
  • Location:
    Brookfield Road, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood

Firefighters were called to a house affected by flood water in Brookfield Road, Warrington.

The crew isolated the electrics and used a small pump to remove the flood water from the house.


Small fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    27/07/2021 - 17:36
  • Location:
    Lanark Gardens, Widnes.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes

Firefighters were called to a fire in bushes in Lanark Gardens, Widnes.

The crew used a water backpack and buckets of water to extinguish the fire.


Small chemical leak in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    27/07/2021 - 16:18
  • Location:
    Grappenhall Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm

At around 4.20pm firefighters were called to reports of a possible chemical leak at a site in Warrington.

One fire engine from Lymm attended the scene and on arrival they found that a small quantity of an unknown liquid had leaked from a tanker.

Firefighters are currently liaising with specialists to establish the nature of the liquid and a small cordon is in place as a precaution.

There is not believed to be any risk to the general public.

A thorough check of the vehicle assured no chemicals had leaked from the vehicle and no action was needed.


Fire at a property in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    27/07/2021 - 13:30
  • Location:
    Dauncey Close, Chester.
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Chester

Firefighters were called following reports of a fire at a property in Dauncey Close.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel jet to extinguish the flames.

It is believed that the fire had been caused by a grill.

The crews were in attendance for around 30 minutes. 


Bin fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    27/07/2021 - 13:00
  • Location:
    Earlsway, Macclesfield.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Macclesfield

Firefighters were called following reports of a fire in the open on Earlsway.

On arrival the crew found a small bin well alight.

A water backpack was used to extinguish the flames.


Overheated engine in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    27/07/2021 - 07:40
  • Location:
    Northwich Road, Northwich.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm

Firefighters were called following reports of a bus with an overheated engine.

All passengers were evacuated from the bus.

One hose reel jet was used to cool down the bus while a thermal imaging camera was used to check the temperature and for hot spots.