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Fire involving compactor machine in Bidston, Wirral

Thursday, 21 December 2017
Wallasey Bridge Road, Bidston, Wirral

Firefighters were called to a fire involving a compactor machine at a waste recycling centre on Wallasey Bridge Road in Bidston, Wirral at 9.59am on Thursday, December 21.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 9.50am and crews were alerted at 9.53am. They were on scene at 9.59am.

Two fire engines attended the incident and crews used a high pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire. No-one was injured.

A conveyer belt, a quantity of cable and a quantity of waste were damaged by fire.

Firefighters remained at the incident for around 30 minutes.

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