Fire in electrical cupboard in Warrington

Date/Time:
20/02/2020 - 14:46

Address:
Watkin Street, Orford, Warrington

Attendance:
One fire engine attended from Warrington

Details

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 https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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