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One vehicle collision in Thelwall

  • Time of Incident:
    23/03/2019 - 03:28
  • Location:
    Weaste Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Lymm
Shortly before 3.30am firefighters from Lymm were dispatched to reports of a collision on Weaste Lane in Thelwall.

On arrival at the scene the team discovered an overturned car in a field which had collided with a telegraph pole, resulting in a loose electricity cable which was dangling near the car.

The team initially ensured the cable was not live, they then searched the vehicle for any occupants.

With no signs of any occupants in the vehicle, the team used a thermal imaging camera to search the surrounding area, which was also negative.

The incident was then passed to the police.

Firefighters were detained at the scene for approximately 45 minutes.

Anyone with any information in relation to the collision is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 354365.

Fire in the open in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    22/03/2019 - 20:16
  • Location:
    Friends Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Firefighters from Penketh used a hose reel jet to extinguish a fire involving a quantity of building materials at a construction site on Friends Lane.

The team were detained at the scene for approximately 45 minutes.

One-vehicle collision in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    22/03/2019 - 15:47
  • Location:
    Warrington Road, Risley, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood
At around 3.45pm firefighters were called to a report of a one-vehicle collision in Warrington Road, Risley, Warrington.
On arrival the crew found a van on its side.
The driver was still inside the vehicle.
Firefighters used a ladder to help them get the driver out of the vehicle.
They then gave him oxygen before handing the casualty over to the care of paramedics.
The man was taken to hospital via an ambulance.
Firefighters made the van safe and were in attendance for around an hour.
Police also attended.
The road was closed while emergency services worked at the scene.

Fire in the open that spread to a fence and shed in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    22/03/2019 - 15:18
  • Location:
    Warrington Avenue/Deeside Close, Whitby, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Shortly after 3.15pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open on Warrington Avenue in Whitby, Ellesmere Port.
On arrival the crew discovered that controlled burning had spread to a fence and shed at an address in Deeside Close.
Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet and were in attendance for more than an hour.

Grass fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    22/03/2019 - 12:31
  • Location:
    Moss Gate, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Birchwood
Fire crews attended to a large grass fire at a natural reserve on Moss Gate in Warrington.

Firefighters used beaters to put out the fire and then dampened down any hot spots.

Van fire on M56

  • Time of Incident:
    22/03/2019 - 11:27
  • Location:
    M56, eastbound between J9 and J8
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Birchwood and one from Warrington
Firefighters attended to a van on fire on the M56 eastbound carriageway between junction 9 and junction 8.

Wearing two breathing apparatus, crews used two hose reels to extinguish the fire.

All people were accounted for.

Vehicle fire in Moston

  • Time of Incident:
    21/03/2019 - 23:43
  • Location:
    Dragons Lane, Moston
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Middlewich and one from Sandbach
Fire crews attended to a car well alight on Dragons Lane in Moston.

On arrival the fire had spread to a telecoms pole and a tree. Wearing two breathing apparatus, two hose reels were used to extinguish the fire.

A thermal imaging camera was used to check for hot spots and a hose reel was then used to dampen down the area.

Rubbish fire in Ellesmere Port

  • Time of Incident:
    21/03/2019 - 20:04
  • Location:
    Chester Road, Ellesmere Port
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Ellesmere Port
Firefighters attended to a small rubbish fire on Chester Road in Ellesmere Port.

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

Vehicle fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    21/03/2019 - 19:38
  • Location:
    Robert Street, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Firefighters attended to a van well alight on Robert Street in Runcorn.

Crews, wearing one breathing apparatus, used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

Wheelie bin fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    21/03/2019 - 19:33
  • Location:
    Montgomery Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Widnes
Fire crews attended to a wheelie bin and mattress on fire on Montgomery Road in Widnes.

A hand appliance was used to put out the fire.

One-vehicle collision in Tarporley

  • Time of Incident:
    21/03/2019 - 15:27
  • Location:
    A49/A51 roundabout in Tarporley
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Chester and one from Winsford
Shortly before 3.30pm firefighters were called to reports of a one-vehicle collision on the A49/A51 roundabout in Tarporley.
On arrival crews discovered that the collision involved a Ford Fiesta and a telephone pole.
The car was on its roof and a man was physically trapped inside it.
Firefighters got the casualty out of the car and handed him over to the care of paramedics.
He was airlifted to hospital.
Paramedics also assessed two other people who were in the car when it collided with the telegraph pole - a male and a female. One of them was also taken to hospital.
The A51 was closed as emergency services worked at the scene.
Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour.

Cottage fire at a farm in Wildboarclough

  • Time of Incident:
    21/03/2019 - 13:31
  • Location:
    Heild End, Wildboarclough
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended - one from Macclesfield and one from Buxton
At around 1.30pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a farm in Heild End, Wildboarclough.
On arrival crews discovered a small fire in the loft space of a detached cottage and that no-one was inside the building.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters then cut away charred roof timbers and used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots and make sure that the cottage was safe.
They were in attendance for around two-and-a-half hours.

One-vehicle collision in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    21/03/2019 - 08:43
  • Location:
    Mill Lane, Winsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Winsford
At around 8.45am firefighters were called to a report of a one-vehicle collision on Mill Lane in Winsford.
On arrival the crew discovered that the incident involved a saloon car.
The road was closed as emergency services worked at the scene.
Firefighters removed the driver's door and helped paramedics to get a casualty out of the vehicle.
They then made the car safe and left the casualty in the care of paramedics.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 45 minutes.

Small fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    20/03/2019 - 21:50
  • Location:
    South Lane, Warrington.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Firefighters from Penketh used one hose reel jet to extinguish a controlled burning on South Lane, Cuerdley.

The team were detained at the scene for around twenty minutes.

Fire in the open in Winsford

  • Time of Incident:
    20/03/2019 - 19:16
  • Location:
    Clay Lane, Marton
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines attended from Winsford and Holmes Chapel
At 7.15pm firefighters from Winsford and Holmes Chapel were dispatched to reports of a fire on Clay Lane, Marton.

On arrival at the scene the team discovered a large uncontrolled fire involving timber and more than 100 tyres. 

Firefighters used one 45 millimetre hose with hand controlled branch to extinguish the fire. In total it is estimated that they used 15,000 litres of water in total.  

The team were in attendance at the scene for approximately three hours. 

Rubbish fire in Northwich

  • Time of Incident:
    20/03/2019 - 06:23
  • Location:
    Ash Road, Northwich
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Northwich
Fire crews attended to reports of a large quantity of rubbish burning in a garden on Ash Road in Northwich.

A hose reel was used to put out the fire.

Garden fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    19/03/2019 - 22:26
  • Location:
    Barnes Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Penketh
Firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish a fire in a garden on Barnes Road in Widnes.

Uncontrolled burning in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    19/03/2019 - 20:00
  • Location:
    Chorley Street, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Warrington
Fire crews attended to controlled burning in a yard on Chorley Street in Warrington.

One hose reel was used to extinguish the fire.

Car fire in Alderley Edge

  • Time of Incident:
    19/03/2019 - 19:15
  • Location:
    Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow
Firefighters attended to reports of a car on fire in a layby on Macclesfield Road in Alderley Edge.

Wearing one breathing apparatus, one hose reel was used to put out the fire which had also spread to nearby hedges and trees.
 
A thermal imaging camera was also used.

Motorbike fire in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    19/03/2019 - 16:56
  • Location:
    Castlefields Avenue East, Runcorn.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Runcorn
Firefighters attended a small motorbike on fire in a wooded field off Castlefields Avenue East, Runcorn. Crews used a water back pack to put out the fire.