Fire breaks out at Alderley Edge restaurant

A fire which broke out at the Piccolino restaurant on Wilmslow Road in Alderley Edge has been extinguished.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at the Italian restaurant at around 18:37pm yesterday evening, and fire engines from Wilmslow, Macclesfield, and Wythenshawe attended the incident.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said the Wilmslow team were first in attendance and “quickly gained control of the fire”. They added that with the support of the other fire engines, the crews were able to extinguish the blaze.

The service said the damage was “limited to the building where the fire started”.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “While fighting the fire crews used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet, one covering jet and two hose reels.

“They then used two thermal imaging cameras to check for hotspots. Crews were engaged at this incident for approximately five hours.”

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