Small excavator on fire in Widnes

28/09/2017 - 16:11

Moorfield Road, Widnes

One fire engine from Penketh

A small excavator was involved in fire at the front of a business on Moorfield Road. Firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to bring the fire under control. Crews liaised with site staff to contain around 10 gallons of diesel, laying out absorbent sheets. They monitored the temperature on the excavator using a thermal image camera and continued to damp the vehicle down.Mini excavator fire

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Last updated: Thursday 28 September 2017

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