Batteries on fire outside an industrial building in Widnes

Date/Time:
11/07/2019 - 15:06

Address:
Dennis Road, Widnes

Attendance:
Two fire engines attended, one from Widnes and one from Lymm

Details
Shortly after 3pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire outside an industrial building on Dennis Road in Widnes.
On arrival crews discovered a fire involving a pallet of alkaline and lithium batteries which had started to spread to a nearby industrial unit.
Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and removed a number of other nearby pallets.
Crews also used a large fan to clear smoke from a nearby building.
Firefighters were in attendance for approximately 45 minutes.

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