Small fire in a commercial building in Wilmslow

Date/Time:
31/07/2020 - 09:55

Address:
Grove Street, Wilmslow

Attendance:
Two fire engines attended, one from Wilmslow and one from Stockport in Greater Manchester

Details

Shortly before 10am firefighters were informed of a fire in a commercial building in Grove Street, Wilmslow.

The small fire was out on arrival and no-one had been injured as a result of it.

Firefighters inspected the premises to make sure that the fire had not spread.

They utilised a short extension ladder to access the loft space.

Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to look for hotspots and small tools to cut away parts of the room that the fire was in.

Once they were satisfied that the fire had not spread beyond that room and the building was safe firefighters left the premises.

They were in attendance for more than two hours.

An investigation into the cause of the fire has taken place.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with any information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 767909, give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/ro/report or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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