HGV fire in Ledsham

27/08/2020 - 10:20

Parkgate Road, Ledsham

Two fire engines attended from Powey Lane and Ellesmere Port


At around 10.20am firefighters from Powey Lane and Ellesmere Port were dispatched following reports of a vehicle fire on Parkgate Road in Ledsham.

On arrival the crews found the trailer of a heavy goods vehicle well alight.

The tractor unit was disconnected, a cordon was set up and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

They then cooled down the HGV's breaks and everywhere affected by the fire.

Firefighters also used a thermal imaging camera to look for hotspots and monitor temperatures.

The driver of the vehicle was checked over at the scene by paramedics as a precautionary measure.

Firefighters were in attendance for around 50 minutes.

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Last updated: Friday 28 August 2020