Fridge on fire in a domestic garage in Chester

25/03/2020 - 20:44

Norwood Drive, Lache, Chester

Two fire engines attended, one from Chester and one from Powey Lane


At 8.45pm firefighters were called to a report of a fire involving a fridge in Norwood Drive, Lache, Chester.

On arrival crews discovered that the fire was in the garage of an occupied detached domestic property.

Smoke alarms were sounding and no-one was unaccounted for.

The electricity supply was isolated and four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went inside the garage.

A covering jet was set up and firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.

They also cleared smoke caused by the fire with a large fan.

Once the fire looked to be out firefighters damped the fridge and the garage down to make it safe.

They turned over materials affected by the fire and used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.

Once they were satisfied that the fire was completely out and the address was safe firefighters left the scene.

They were in attendance for around an hour.

No-one was injured or suffered from the effects of smoke inhalation as a result of the fire.

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