Van fire in Widnes

05/12/2018 - 00:23

Somerville Road, Widnes.

Two fire engines attended from Widnes and Runcorn

At approximately 00.20am firefighters from Widnes and Runcorn were dispatched to reports of a large van fire outside a house on Somerville Road.
On arrival crews found that a large van was well alight and one casualty was suffering from smoke inhalation. 
One firefighter, wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and paramedics attended to assist the casualty.
After extinguishing the fire the team conducted a home safety assessment and fitted a replacement smoke alarm.
Crews were in attendance for approximately one hour and twenty minutes.

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Last updated: Wednesday 05 December 2018