Fire at recycling plant in Widnes

19/08/2015 - 21:11

Ditton Road, Widnes

Two fire engines from Widnes and one from Runcorn.


Firefighters have tackled a fire affecting recycling waste in Widnes.

A digger was used to remove unaffected materials and firefighters then used a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames. Fire crews contained the small smouldering fire using a covering jet and a thermal imaging camera was used to monitor the affected refuse pile and make sure that the scene was safe.

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Last updated: Thursday 20 August 2015