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CALL-OUT TO COLLISION
Firefighters were called out to a road collision on Kirkby Row in Kirkby in the early hours of the morning.
A car was in collision with a garden wall and the occupants were out of the vehicle when firefighters arrived.
Our Service were called out at around 2.30am on Thursday, May 21.
Two fire appliances from Whiston and Aintree community fire stations were called out along with the Search and Rescue Team.
Firefighters made the vehicles safe and were at the scene for around half an hour.
HOT GRiLL
Firefighters extinguished a fire involving a grill pan at a house that had no working smoke alarms.
Fire crews were called at 1.22pm on Sunday, May 10, to Southport Road, Bootle.
A fire appliance from Aintree and one from Kirkdale attended the call-out.
Watch Manager Mike Clynch, who attended the call-out with Green Watch firefighters at Kirkdale, said: “Smoke alerted the occupier to the fire and they did the right thing and evacuated the property.
“The fire involved a grill pan which ignited and firefighters extinguished this fire. We advise people have working smoke alarms on each level of their home and not to leave any food cooking unattended.”
Firefighters used a CO2 extinguisher to put out the flames.
The fire was extinguished by 1.35pm and firefighters ventilated the area to clear smoke.
Around 75% of the cooker was severely damaged by fire.
Firefighters also carried out a Home Fire Safety Check at the property.
On The Ropes
An American bulldog was rescued by firefighters from Kirkdale Community Fire Station and the Search and Rescue Team.
The RSPCA called for assistance in rescuing the dog from a drainage ditch on Ford Road, in Noctorum, in Wirral, on a Thursday afternoon.
The dog had become trapped in a drainage ditch near Upton Railway Station and the Fender River.
Fire crews used ropes and a ladder to rescue the dog with the assistance of the RSPCA inspector and walked it along a drainage trench to safety. Firefighters were there for around three hours and the dog was handed over to the care of the RSPCA.
The call-out was on Thursday, May 7.
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HOTNEWS
Hot Wash
Firefighters were called out to a fire involving a washing machine at a flat in Anfield.
Our crews attended Belmont Road just before 8pm on Friday, May 22.
The fire involved a washing machine and kitchen units were also severely damaged by fire. There was also smoke damage to the kitchen and the remainder of the flat.
A 52-year-old man was checked at the scene by paramedics.
Two fire appliances from Kensington and Liverpool City community fire stations were called out. Firefighters were at the scene for around half an hour.
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