Fires be­lieved to be de­lib­er­ate

Runcorn & Widnes Weekly News - - Front Page -

FIRE­FIGHT­ERS were called to put out a shed blaze be­lieved to have been caused de­lib­er­ately in Run­corn.

One ap­pli­ance from Run­corn and one from Widnes at­tended the in­ci­dent, which was re­ported at 11.18pm on Fri­day on Bankes Lane in We­ston.

Crews brought the flames un­der con­trol us­ing a hose reel jet.

Mean­while, fire­fight­ers ex­tin­guished a car blaze on Stone Barn Lane in Run­corn.

The in­ci­dent was re­ported at 5.14am on Mon­day, Jan­uary 2.

Crews be­lieve this blaze was also started de­lib­er­ately.

A Cheshire Fire And Res­cue Ser­vice spokes­woman said: “Any­one with any in­for­ma­tion about this fire is asked to call Crimestop­pers anony­mously on 0800 555 111 or Cheshire po­lice on 101.”

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