FIREFIGHTERS were in attendance at a fire involving 17 vehicles in Flintshire last night. 

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that crews were in attendance at the blaze on Prince William Avenue in Sandycroft. 

A post on social media was published shortly after 11.30pm on Monday (December 18). 

The Leader: Prince William Avenue, SandycroftPrince William Avenue, Sandycroft (Image: NQ)

NWFRS was encouraging locals to close windows and doors and asked members of the public to avoid the area. 


A spokesperson said: "Crews are currently in attendance at a fire in Prince William Avenue, Sandycroft.

"Local residents are asked to close windows and doors and keep away from the area while firefighters tackle the fire."

An updated comment from NWFRS this morning confirmed that three crews attended the incident, which involved 17 vehicles. 

The blaze was brought under control shortly after 2am. 

A spokesperson for the fire service said: "We were called at 22.47 last night (Monday 18th) to an incident on Prince Williams Avenue, Sandycroft.

"Two crews from Deeside, along with a crew from Buckley, Mold and Flint attended the incident.

"17 vehicles were involved in the fire. The incident was under control by 2.06am this morning.

"The cause is believed to be accidental."

One resident told the Leader that they had heard sirens from the fire engines go past their home at around midnight, but could not see the blaze from their house.