Area manager Myles Platt from MFRS
, said: "The investigation into the cause of this fire is continuing but at this stage it is thought that the charging device being used at the time may not have been the one supplied with the e-cigarette.
The move was greeted with dismay by Merseyside Fire Brigades Union, who called on MFRS
to kill off the idea of a regional control centre once and for all.
Liverpool Women's Hospital said it would be carrying out further tests on cladding used on parts of its building, adding: "In light of the fire at Grenfell Tower, MFRS
have been requested to visit the site to inspect for any untoward fire safety risks.
Along with the prisoner lodged between his bed, another incident the MFRS
attended in 2014 involved cutting a bed frame to enable ambulance staff to remove an obese person from the top bunk at Liverpool city centre hotel.
Search and Rescue Team said yesterday they had positively identified the body of a man.
Cllr Blakeley said: ""Development of a fire station on green belt here in Saughall Massie is opposed by over 1,200 local residents, the Saughall Massie Village Conservation Area Society and the Wirral Society, and now it looks like Wirral Planning Officers have given MFRS
exactly the same message which is 'keep off our green belt.
At the opening day of an employment tribunal yesterday, MFRS
said it fired him after an internal disciplinary hearing concluded he punched James Tasker in the face.
A joint MFRS
and police investigation is under way to establish the cause of the fire.
spokesman Peter Rushton, said: "If it's a continuous strike, that will enable us to have all 26 stations open and working.
A spokesman for the MFRS
said that an investigation was launched.
In an "industrial relations update" sent out to firefighters yesterday, MFRS
said it thought the first ballot would be called off and a new "all-inclusive" ballot - for both Mr Hughes's case and the cuts - would be organised.