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Fire crews tackle fire in Mow Cop

Updated: Jul 20, 2022

Photos- Cheshire fire and rescue

A large area of wild land on fire in Mow Cop on castle road is currently being attended by firefighters from Staffordshire and Cheshire.

The fire is affecting buildings and rapily increasing out of control. Firefighters are currently working hard to prevent it from spreading.The fire also involves a shed.

A water shuttle has been set up to get water to the area and firefighters are using hose reels, beaters and water from a main jet to extinguish the fire and prevent it from spreading further.

UPDATE - 18:10Firefighters are still working to extinguish this fire. Two main water jets are being used to protect property, which is the main priority currently. The Agrocat is in attendance and water shuttles are getting water to the area. A rotation of staff is in place to ensure the safety of our firefighters. Crews are using beaters to help extinguish the fire and they are making good progress.

Photos- Cheshire fire and rescue

UPDATE - 20:16Crews are continuing to fight this fire and firefighters are being rotated for welfare.

20th July

09:15 update

Crews are making good progress at this incident and relief pumps have taken over this morning from Crewe and Macclesfield. They will continue to damp down hot spots of fire and monitor the incident.This incident will be updated when more information becomes available.

This incident will be updated when more information becomes available.


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