Van and a car on fire in Runcorn

11/03/2019 - 06:38

Newlyn Close, Runcorn

Two fire engines attended - one from Runcorn and one from Widnes

Shortly after 6.30am firefighters were called to reports of a van and a car being on fire in Newlyn Close, Runcorn.
On arrival both vehicles were well alight.
Firefighters, including one wearing breathing apparatus, extinguished the fire using two hose reel jets.
They then damped the area down to make it safe.
Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour-and-a-half.
The fire is believed to have been started accidentally as one of the vehicles was used to attempt to jump-start the other.

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Last updated: Wednesday 13 March 2019