Burning of waste at demolition yard becomes out of control in Widnes

Date/Time:
16/01/2019 - 05:25

Address:
Ditton Road West, Widnes

Attendance:
One fire engine attended from Widnes

Details
Shortly before 5.30am firefighters were called to a report of a large amount of smoke on Ditton Road West in Widnes.
On arrival crews discovered a large attended fire at S Evans & Sons' demolition yard.
It was a case of the burning of waste becoming out of control.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for more than an hour-and-a-half.

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