Posted: Tue 19th Apr 2022

Fire crews from North Wales assisting with ‘serious fire’ in a Chester block of flats

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This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Apr 19th, 2022

Fire crews from North Wales have been assisting colleagues from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service with a “serious fire” at flat in Chester. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Firefighters were called to a fire at ‘a low rise premises’ on St Anne Street, Chester just after 3pm. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Two fire engines and an aerial appliance from Chester along with two fire engines from North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Chester Police said a number of roads have been closed, they Tweeted: “Firefighters from @CheshireFire are currently dealing with a serious fire at a flat near St Oswolds Way in Chester.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A Cheshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: “A number of roads are closed as a result of the incident and motorists are advised to avoid the area.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Firefighters are in attendance at a fire on the third floor of a low rise premises in Chester.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The fire involves the bedroom of a flat in the property and all persons are accounted for.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Four firefighters in breathing apparatus have extinguished the fire.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Covering jets are in place and crews are damping down the room of origin, using a large fan to ventilate the property.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Crews are checking the roof space of the neighbouring property as a precaution to determine if the fire has spread.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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