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Outbuilding fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    10/08/2022 - 01:23
  • Location:
    Cabul Close, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington and one from Stockton Heath
Two hose reel jets were used to put out a fire in an outbuilding on Cabul Close. The crews then damped the area down using a hose reel jet. An investigation into the cause of the fire took place and it found the fire started accidentally.


Playground bench on fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 21:52
  • Location:
    Allington Place, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Chester
A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to put out a fire involving a playground bench.


Manure on fire n Mottram St Andrew

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 21:20
  • Location:
    Smithy Lane, Mottram St Andrew
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Wilmslow
A fire consisting of manure was put out by firefighters using a hose reel jet.


Fire in the open in Runcorn

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 20:59
  • Location:
    Cotton Lane, Runcorn
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Runcorn
A fire had been lit on communal land on Cotton Lane. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to put it out.


Road traffic collision in Wardle

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 19:51
  • Location:
    Spitfire Road, Wardle
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Nantwich and one from Crewe
One casualty was rescued from a car after it had come off the road and crashed into a hedge. The casualty was handed into the care of the ambulance service and the road closed while emergency services dealt with the incident. 


Motorbike collision in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 18:56
  • Location:
    Warrington Road, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Lymm
A motorbike was in collision with a hedgerow leaving one casualty injured. The road was closed while emergency services were at the scene. The crew assisted with casualty care and made the scene safe using environmental packs.


Garden fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 18:07
  • Location:
    Willis Street, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington and one from Birchwood
A fire in a garden on Willis Street was tackled by firefighters from Warrington and Birchwood. The crews, in breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the blaze. They removed all debris from the road and checked a nearby property for heat damage. There were no reported casualties.


Grass fire in Congleton

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 15:29
  • Location:
    Market Square, Congleton
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Congleton
Some 18 square metres of grass was on fire in Congleton. A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to douse the flames.


Deliberate ignition suspected as cause of Warrington grass fire

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 15:18
  • Location:
    Grasmere Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    Fire engines from Warrington, Lymm and Penketh
Firefighters have been tackling a blaze covering around 100 square metres of grass off Grasmere Avenue. The fire, which is suspected to have been started deliberately, was in close proximity to houses. A hose reel jet was used to tackle the flames and the surrounding area was dampened down. Police were asked to attend due to the believed cause of the fire.


House fire in Culcheth

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 12:09
  • Location:
    Severn Road, Culcheth, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Birchwood and one from Warrington
 A fire in the roof space of a house was put out by firefighters from Birchwood and Warrington fire stations. The crews, wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel and a main jet to extinguish the fire and a high pressure fan to clear residual smoke. An investigation into the cause of the fire will be undertaken.


Fire spreading to trees in Guilden Sutton

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 11:48
  • Location:
    Belle Vue Lane, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Chester
A fire covering around 32 square metres started to spread to 15m high conifers. Firefighters put out the blaze using a hose reel jet. They damped the area down and monitored for heat spread and temperature using a thermal imaging camera.


Industrial waste on fire in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 09:21
  • Location:
    Ditton Road, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes
There was a fire involving a large amount of industrial waste on Ditton Road. A hose reel jet was used to put it out.


Industrial skip fire in Worleston

  • Time of Incident:
    09/08/2022 - 07:26
  • Location:
    Main Road, Worleston
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Nantwich
An industrial skip was well alight on Main Road. A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire and damp down. The debris was turned over and a thermal imaging camera used to check for hot spots.


Bushes on fire in Chester

  • Time of Incident:
    08/08/2022 - 22:00
  • Location:
    River Lane, Chester
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Chester
A fire involving bushes is being treated as deliberate. Firefighters used hand appliances to put out the fire.


Woodland fire in Lymm

  • Time of Incident:
    08/08/2022 - 20:52
  • Location:
    Pepper Street, Lymm
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Lymm
Deliberate ignition is suspected to be the cause of a fire in woodland avenue on Pepper Street. A hose reel jet was used by firefighters to put out the flames.


Bin fire in Warrington

  • Time of Incident:
    08/08/2022 - 20:42
  • Location:
    Cartmel Avenue, Warrington
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Warrington
A water backpack was used by the fire crew to put out a fire in a bin on Cartmel Avenue.


Shed fire in Alsager

  • Time of Incident:
    08/08/2022 - 15:37
  • Location:
    Close Lane, Alsager
  • Attendance:
    Two fire engines from Crewe

Hose reel jets and covering jets were used by firefighters in breathing apparatus to put out a fire in a shed. A third covering jet was used to protect neighbouring property.  The crews then damped the area down using hose reel jets and turning over the debris. An investigation into the cause of the fire will be carried out. The shed measured some four metres by eight metres. There were no reported casualties.


Van fire in Macclesfield

  • Time of Incident:
    08/08/2022 - 14:44
  • Location:
    Union Road, Macclesfield
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Macclesfield
Macclesfield firefighters put out a fire in the engine compartment of a van. They wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel jet to put out the flames and damp down. The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.


Grass fire in Knutsford

  • Time of Incident:
    08/08/2022 - 13:28
  • Location:
    Toft Road, Knutsford
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Wilmslow
There was a smouldering fire in woodland off Toft Road. The crew used a hose reel jet to put out the fire and dampen the surrounding area down.


Fire in the open in Widnes

  • Time of Incident:
    07/08/2022 - 23:39
  • Location:
    Mmoorside Court, Widnes
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine from Widnes
A crew used a hose reel jet to put out a fire on common land on Moorside Court.