Post Tagged with: "fire"

Nantwich head launches school cladding inquiry after Grenfell Tower disaster

Nantwich head launches school cladding inquiry after Grenfell Tower disaster

A Nantwich headteacher is investigating cladding used on his school buildings, in light of the Grenfell Tower disaster which claimed more than 70 lives.

Andrew Cliffe, head of Brine Leas School on Audlem Road, says he has asked “questions” about cladding on a number of buildings on his site in wake of the tragedy.

Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers believe arsonists sparked blaze in former Nantwich Methodist Church

Developers renovating the former Nantwich Methodist Church believe arsonists sparked the fire which ripped through the top of the building last night.

The blaze broke out at around 9pm in the Grade II Listed building on Hospital Street where work is underway to turn the old Wesleyan chapel into luxury apartments.

June 20, 2017 2 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire crews battle blaze in roof of former Nantwich Methodist Church

Fire crews battle blaze in roof of former Nantwich Methodist Church

Fire crews have battled a major blaze which ripped through the roof of the former Methodist Church on Hospital Street in Nantwich.

The fire broke out around 9pm, and crews rushed to the scene to cordon off the area.

Crewe house fire leaves woman and four children in hospital

Crewe house fire leaves woman and four children in hospital

A woman and four children are in hospital after a house fire in Crewe, police have confirmed.

The blaze broke out on Selworthy Drive at around 2.30am today (May 17).

May 17, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Man injured in flat fire in Nantwich

Man injured in flat fire in Nantwich

A man was treated for smoke inhalation after a flat fire in Nantwich.

Fire crews were called out to the blaze on Jubilee Gardens, Nantwich, shortly before 6pm last night (March 9).

March 10, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Nantwich fire crews to stage car wash to raise charity cash

Nantwich fire crews to stage car wash to raise charity cash

Firefighters in Nantwich are hoping to swap buckets of water for buckets of cash.

They are getting ready to roll up their sleeves to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity annual car wash.

Fire crews battle chimney blaze at Nantwich house

Fire crews battle chimney blaze at Nantwich house

Fire crews battled a chimney blaze they found well alight at a house in Nantwich.

Nantwich firefighters were called out to the property on Shrewbridge Road at around 7.30pm tonight (February 23).

February 23, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Wistaston homeowner escapes tumble dryer house blaze

Wistaston homeowner escapes tumble dryer house blaze

A homeowner escaped a house blaze in Wistaston sparked by a tumble dryer.

The incident happened on Tatton Road in the early hours this morning (February 18).

February 18, 2017 0 comments Village News, Wistaston
Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police launch arson probe after Snugburys straw sculpture burnt down

Police are hunting an arsonist suspected of torching the popular Snugburys Peter Rabbit statue in Nantwich.

The 38ft-straw sculpture was set ablaze in the field next to Snugburys overlooking the A51 at Hurleston last night (February 2).

February 3, 2017 1 comment Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
Fire destroys Snugburys Peter Rabbit sculpture near Nantwich

Fire destroys Snugburys Peter Rabbit sculpture near Nantwich

Fire has destroyed the popular large straw sculpture of Peter Rabbit at Snugburys in Hurleston, Nantwich.

The fire broke out earlier today, sending plumes of smoke over the nearby A51.

February 2, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

Woman in hospital after Christmas Day house fire in Bulkeley

A woman was taken to hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Bulkeley near Nantwich on Christmas Day.

The blaze involving logs near a wood burning stove happened at a property on Wrexham Road at around 2.30am on Christmas Day.

December 27, 2016 0 comments Burland & Faddiley, Incident, News, Village News
Welshmans Lane blaze in Nantwich closes road

Welshmans Lane blaze in Nantwich closes road

Fire ripped through a derelict building on Welshmans Lane in Nantwich.

The blaze was on the top floor of the empty premises and broke out at around 11am today (August 7).

August 7, 2016 0 comments Incident, News
Dishwasher sparks blaze in Willaston home

Dishwasher sparks blaze in Willaston home

Fire crews tackled a blaze sparked by a dishwasher at a house on Balmoral Place, in Willaston.

The fire caused smoke logging to the property at around 2pm today (August 4).

August 4, 2016 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope