Tree fire in Wilmslow

Date/Time:
02/03/2019 - 16:46

Address:
Tatton Road, Wilmslow.

Attendance:
1 fire engine attended from Wilmslow

Details
Firefighters were called to Tatton Road following reports of a tree on fire.
Crews attended and discovered a deep-seated fire in the roots of a tree. They used hand-held apparatus and additional water from nearby residents to try to bring the fire under control.
The fire had taken hold in the roots of the tree and a tree surgeon was required to fell the tree to enable the fire to be put out.
The fire was first reported at around 4.45pm and firefighters were on scene for almost five hours.

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Last updated: Sunday 03 March 2019