Five fire crews battle house blaze on Alderley Road

Shortly before 9pm Firefighters were called to reports of a building fire on Alderley Road in Wilmslow shortly before 9pm on Tuesday, 3rd September.

Five fire engines in attendance from Wilmslow, Poynton, Macclesfield and one from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service. Along with an Aerial platform from Macclesfield.

On arrival at the scene the crews discovered the fire involved a detached house, approximately 20 metres by 20 metres, which was well alight

The fire involved both the ground floor and first floor and was also spreading to the roof.

Firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, used three hose reel jets and a main jet ladder to bring the fire under control.

As a result the fire was contained to approximately 20 per cent of the building.

Firefighters remained at the scene overnight damping down the property and used a thermal imaging camera to check to hotspots.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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