Boat on fire in Chester
24/04/2019 - 21:01Address:
Long Lane, Chester.Attendance:
One fire engine attended from Chester. One fire engine from Tarporley.Details
Firefighters attended a 32 foot dorn craft on fire
on the Shropshire Union canal off Long Lane Waverton. Crews used two hose
reel jets, two main jets and two breathing apparatus to put out the fire.
Three gas cylinders were reported to be on the vessel
and crews used two hose reels to protect surrounding boats.
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They then used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots. The boat
was totally destroyed by the fire. Crews were at the scene for three
and a quarter hours.
Last updated: Thursday 25 April 2019