Posted: Fri 20th Apr 2018

Lorry fire in Chester has now been extinguished – traffic easing

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Apr 20th, 2018

Update: The fire has been put out and one fire engine will remain at the scene until the vehicle is recovered. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Firefighters are tackling a fire involving a recycling lorry in Great Boughton. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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The Ring Road is closed while crews deal with the fire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Cheshire Fire and Resuce Service say: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“One fire engine from Powey Lane and one from Ellesmere Port ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

They are using two hose reels to put out the blaze, with two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The latest traffic report for the area states: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Heavy traffic and partially blocked due to recycling lorry fire on A41 Ring Road Southbound at A41 Whitchurch Road / Caldy Valley Road / A5115 Whitchurch Road (Sainsbury’s / Boughton Heath Roundabout). ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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