Fire involving lorry in Widnes

13/05/2021 - 21:50

A533, Widnes

Three fire engines attended, one from Widnes, one from Runcorn and one from Penketh

Firefighters were called following reports of a fire involving a lorry on the A553.
On arrival the crew found that the fire involved the trailer attached to the lorry.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
A thermal imaging camera was then used to check the area for hot spots.
The crews continued to damp down and cut away the affected areas.
There were no reports of injuries and a road closure was put in in place.

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Last updated: Friday 14 May 2021