Car on fire up against an apartment block in Warrington

27/06/2018 - 02:32

Clearwater Quays, Warrington

Two fire engines attended - one from Warrington and one from Stockton Heath

At around 2.30am firefighters were called to reports a car being on fire at Clearwater Quays, Latchford, Warrington.
On arrival the crews discovered a car well alight up against an apartment block.
A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Crews then carried out a thorough investigation of the apartment block using a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.
Three of the flats were affected by smoke.
An adjacent bin storage building was also affected by the fire.
Firefighters conducted an internal check of the bin storage building to make sure that it was safe.

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Last updated: Wednesday 27 June 2018