Fire involving solar panels in Moreton
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Vicinity of Burnley Road, Moreton
At 0450hrs Fire crews from Upton and Wallasey Community Fire Stations responded to a report of a fire in the loft area of a property off Burney Road, Moreton. A quantity of wiring on solar panels attached to the roof was damaged by fire. The fire was extinguished using breathing apparatus and a hose reel. The loft area suffered damage by heat and smoke. Smoke alarms were fitted at the property. Fire crews were in attendance for almost 2 hours and removed roof tiles to deal with the incident.