Warrington Fire Station Could Be Replaced

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 9:32am

By Aran Dhillon - Local Democracy Reporter

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed it intends to make improvements to Warrington Fire Station – but has not ruled out replacing the site.

Early proposals for the station, on Winwick Road, were highlighted in a recent Cheshire Fire Authority estates and property committee report.

In the station modernisation delivery schedule, it indicated Warrington Fire Station could be replaced with a new facility.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued a statement on the matter.

A spokesman says any new developments regarding the site would not be ‘imminent’.

But the service has not ruled out replacing the site.

“We do intend to improve Warrington fire station in the future,” added the spokesman.

“The planning for this is still in the very early stages with a number of options being considered.”

Warrington Fire Station’s area covers approximately 47.3 square kilometres of Cheshire, with 21 per cent within a flood warning zone.

It dealt with 993 incidents over 2017-18.

The reasons included 274 call-outs as a result of secondary fires, 220 due to automatic fire alarms, 49 due to dwelling fires and 29 because of road traffic collisions.

For more details visit cheshirefire.gov.uk

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