Fire at recycling plant in Widnes

14/01/2015 - 18:27

Pickerings Road, Halebank, Widnes

Two fire engines from Widnes and two from Runcorn

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a recycling plant in Widnes. The building was evacuated and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to put out the blaze. A ground monitor was put in place and thermal imaging camera used to check for hotspots.

The waste was removed outside using a digger and the crews damped down at the scene before handing the incident over to the company.

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Last updated: Wednesday 14 January 2015