car fire in willaston - pic by cheshire fire service

Fire crews battled a blaze after a car burst into flames in a garage in Willaston and spread to nearby home.

The incident happened on Oak Bank Close, Willaston, and appliances from Nantwich, Crewe, Winsford, Sandbach and Chester attended.

The fire started in a detached garage at around 2.40pm yesterday (April 8) and was well alight when crews arrived.

A water supply was set up and four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus began using two hose reel jets to fight the fire. A covering jet was also set up.

The fire spread to the roof space of a house next to the garage.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus went into the property to fight the fire internally with a hose reel jet.

Plans were formulated to also fight the fire in the roof space from above.

No one was injured as a result of the fire.

Crews spent most of the night damping down the building after extinguishing the blaze, and were still at the scene at 10am today (April 9).

(Image courtesy of Cheshire Fire and Rescue)

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