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Cause of huge blaze at Nantwich scrapyard remains mystery

Cause of huge blaze at Nantwich scrapyard remains mystery

The cause of a huge fire at a Nantwich scrap metal yard which brought large parts of the town to a standstill, remains a mystery. Cheshire Fire and Rescue investigators have completed a six-week probe into the blaze at Garratt’s Metals, on Alvaston Business Park.

November 23, 2011
Stuck lorry closes A500 between Nantwich and M6

Stuck lorry closes A500 between Nantwich and M6

Hundreds of commuters were delayed after a lorry got stuck on the A500 between Nantwich and the M6. Cheshire Police had to close the main trunk road in both directions during the incident at 5.30am (November 10).

November 10, 2011
Garratt’s Metals fire in Nantwich not suspicious, say police

Garratt’s Metals fire in Nantwich not suspicious, say police

Police don’t believe the huge fire which engulfed a Nantwich metal merchants and brought traffic around the town to a standstill was not suspicious. The blaze at Garratt’s Metals, on Alvaston Business Park, forced police to close the A500, A51 and A530 routes in the Reaseheath and Sainsbury’s area because of thick plumes of smoke affecting drivers.

October 10, 2011
NEW PICS… Fire crews damp down after Nantwich blaze

NEW PICS… Fire crews damp down after Nantwich blaze

Fire crews are damping down after finally bringing a huge blaze at a scrap metal dealers in Nantwich under control. These pictures show the scale of the incident at Garratt’s Metals, which forced police to close all major roads around the site on Alvaston Business Park.

October 7, 2011
BREAKING NEWS… Lorry accident on A500 at Reaseheath

BREAKING NEWS… Lorry accident on A500 at Reaseheath

Drivers are being warned of long delays after a lorry accident on the A500/A51 roundabout near Reaseheath College, Nantwich. The incident is ongoing and police and highways officers have closed off the roundabout in all directions as well as Barony Road into Nantwich. A police spokeswoman confirmed the lorry overturned and crashed into a lamp-post before spilling its load of grit across the carriageway.

September 2, 2011
Reaseheath lorry smash sparks A500 chaos

Reaseheath lorry smash sparks A500 chaos

Drivers are being warned of long delays after a lorry accident on the A500/A51 roundabout near Reaseheath College, Nantwich.

The incident is ongoing and police and highways officers have closed off the roundabout in all directions as well as Barony Road into Nantwich.

September 2, 2011