Industrial bin fire in Widnes

10/10/2021 - 19:31

Albert Square, Widnes.

One fire engine attended from Widnes

At around 7.30pm firefighters were called to reports of a fire in the open on Albert Square, Widnes.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene and on arrival they found a fire involving an industrial bin.

The crew used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots. 

Firefighters were detained at the scene for around 20 minutes.

The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate and anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101, or visit, quoting IML 1104838.

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Last updated: Monday 11 October 2021