Fire at a car dealership's workshop in Winsford

23/01/2022 - 06:02

Weaver Valley Road, Winsford

Four fire engines attended, one from Winsford, two from Northwich and one from Middlewich


At around 6am firefighters received a report of a smoke alarm sounding at a car dealership on Weaver Valley Road in Winsford.

On arrival crews discovered that there was a fire in a single-storey workshop measuring approximately 10 metres by 30 metres.

The workshop contained several vehicles.

Further fire engines were dispatched to the scene.

It was decide that four fire engines were required.

A safety cordon was set up and four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the workshop and began fighting the fire with two hose reel jets.

A water supply was set up and the electricity supply to the workshop was isolated.

Once the fire was out the workshop was damped down to make it safe.

The workshop was also ventilated.

No-one is believed to have been injured as a result of the fire.

Firefighters were in attendance for more than four hours.

An investigation into the cause of the fire has taken place.

The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.

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Last updated: Sunday 23 January 2022