Fire in a woodland area in Hale

22/05/2020 - 19:51

Church End, Widnes.

One fire engine attended from Widnes

At around 7.50pm firefighters from Widnes were called to reports of a fire in the open in Hale.

On arrival at the scene crews discovered a fire in a woodland area involving a fallen tree.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, they also used a chainsaw to cut the tree and prevent the fire spreading further.

The crew were detained at the scene for around 40 minutes.

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