Fire at an occupied house in Whitegate, near Northwich

22/01/2022 - 12:31

Grange Lane, Whitegate, near Northwich

Three fire engines attended, from Northwich, Winsford and Middlewich


At around 12.30pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire at an occupied house in Grange Lane, Whitegate, near Northwich.

On arrival smoke alarms were sounding and there was a fire in the front room of the ground floor.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the house.

The occupier was handed over to the care of paramedics. She was taken to hospital in an ambulance for precautionary checks.

The firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.

A safety jet was also used, as was a large fan to clear smoke from the house.

Firefighters left the address once they were satisfied that it was safe.

They were in attendance for around an hour.

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Last updated: Saturday 22 January 2022