JCB on fire at industrial estate in Runcorn
10/07/2020 - 03:59Address:
Northwich Road, Runcorn
Three fire engines attended, one from Runcorn, one from Widnes and one from PenkethDetails
At around 4am firefighters received a report of a fire involving a JCB in the yard of a businesses premises at Whitehouse Industrial Estate, Runcorn.
On arrival at Northwich Road crews found the mechanical excavator well alight.
A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
They then damped down the JCB to make it safe.
The JCB's temperature was monitored with a thermal imaging camera.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 50 minutes.Return to latest incidents
Last updated: Friday 10 July 2020