Generator fire at skip hire business in Widnes

Date/Time:
14/05/2019 - 02:46

Address:
Pickerings Road, Halebank, Widnes

Attendance:
Two fire engines attended, one from Widnes and one from Runcorn

Details
At around 2.45am firefighters were called to a report of a fire involving a generator within the grounds of Grundy Skip Hire on Pickerings Road in Halebank, Widnes.
On arrival they found the outside diesel generator well alight.
The electricity supply to the site was isolated and firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.
They then damped the area affected by the fire down to make it safe.
Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour.

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