Telehandler fire at a farm in Rainow, near Macclesfield
31/03/2020 - 03:52Address:
Bull Hill Lane, Rainow, near MacclesfieldAttendance:
Two fire engines attended from MacclesfieldDetails
Shortly before 4am firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a farm on Bull Hill Lane, Rainow, near Macclesfield.
On arrival the crews discovered that the fire involved a diesel powered telehandler in a field.
Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.
They then damped down the farming machine to make it safe.
Temperatures were monitored with a thermal imaging camera.
Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour.
The fire is believed to have been started accidentally.Return to latest incidents