Plant machine loader fire in Mouldsworth

30/01/2019 - 11:54

Gonger Lane, Mouldsworth

Two fire engines attended - one from Crewe and one from Northwich


Shortly before 12 noon firefighters were dispatched to reports of a vehicle fire at a farm in Mouldsworth.

On arrival at the scene crews discovered a plant machine loader was well alight.

They were concerned that the fire was likely to spread as it was close to other plant equipment.

A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

Crews then used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.

Firefighters were detained at the scene for approximately an hour-and-a-half.

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Last updated: Thursday 31 January 2019