Fire involving rubbish spread to derelict building in Chester

07/04/2021 - 20:57

The Beeches, Upton, Chester

One fire engine attended from Chester


Shortly before 9pm firefighters were informed of a fire in The Beeches area of Upton in Chester.

On arrival the crew discovered that it was a small outside fire involving a quantity of rubbish that had spread to a door of a derelict building.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

They then used tools to cut away the charred areas of the door frame.

Firefighters also used a thermal imaging camera to look for hotspots and make sure that the building was safe.

They were in attendance for around an hour-and-a-half.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 958326, or give the details via

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