Fire in electrical cupboard in Warrington

20/02/2020 - 14:46

Watkin Street, Orford, Warrington

One fire engine attended from Warrington


At around 2.45pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a domestic property in Watkin Street, Orford, Warrington.

The fire involving rubbish in an external electrical cupboard was out on arrival and no-one was unaccounted for.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to damp down the cupboard and make sure it was safe, monitoring its temperature with a thermal imaging camera.

They were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, give the details via or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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