Fire destroys six vehicles at Fairbrothers Coaches of Warrington

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Six coaches have been destroyed in a large fire at the Fairbrothers Coaches depot in Cheshire, the BBC reported.

The fire broke out at Fairbrothers Coaches in Catherine Street, Warrington, at about 0100hrs on March 2. Six fire engines were sent to the scene and firefighters remained at the premises for six-and-a-half hours.

Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service said an investigation had been launched, but there were believed to be no suspicious circumstances. A spokesperson said that the fire involved a large number of coaches and chemicals within a building.

The incident did not cause any injuries, though neighbouring buildings suffered some fire damage.

A spokesman for Fairbrothers Coaches said other bus operators had rallied together to fill in the routes the destroyed vehicles would have covered.