Fire crews attend large house fire in Alderley Edge


Eight fire engines have attended a large house fire in Alderley Edge this evening (Wednesday 29th April).

One appliance came from Wilmslow, two from Macclesfield, one from Poynton, one from Knutsford and three from Greater Manchester

Crews initially wore four breathing apparatus while fighting the flames using a covering jet. This has (as at 9.30pm) now been reduced to two breathing apparatus and crews are using two main jets from the outside of the house.

The fire is believed to be in the loft space and is seriously affecting the roof.

At this stage there are no reports of injuries or anyone having been evacuated from the property.

A cordon has been put in place at the bottom of Trafford Road, as well as at the junction with Macclesfield Road.

Ambulance crews and police were also in attendance.


Image credit: Poynton Fire Station