Van fire on main road in Widnes

Runcorn and Widnes World: Firefighters tackle van fire in Widnes Firefighters tackle van fire in Widnes

A VAN caught fire on a main road in Widnes today.

Ashley Road was closed as emergency crews tackled the incident near the Silver Blades ice rink shortly before 2pm.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Service said: “Firefighters used two hose reel jets to put out the blaze and cleared the roadway. Police were also in attendance for traffic maintenance.”

No one was hurt.


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