Firefighters deal with dozens of incidents on Bonfire Night FIRE crews across Cheshire responded to more than 50 incidents throughout the county on what was a busy Bonfire Night. As soon as darkness fell, the calls began to come in to North West Fire Control, which by the end of the night numbered well over 100.
Police investigating potential arson of minibus in Widnes EMERGENCY services investigating the cause of a vehicle fire in Widnes believe the blaze was started deliberately. The incident was reported to Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service at 12.50am this morning, Thursday. Firefighters from Penketh Fire Station rushed to the scene on Barrows Green Lane and found a minibus to be well alight on arrival.
A PERSON required treatment from paramedics following a crash this morning, Tuesday. The accident, involving four cars, occurred at 9.14am on Liverpool Road in Widnes. The fire crew from Penketh Fire Station was dispatched to the scene along with an ambulance from North West Ambulance Service.