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Incident Date: 10 March 2017
Vehicle Fire – Oldham
JUST before 8.30pm on Friday, March 10 two fire engines from Oldham and one from Chadderton responded to a building fire in Station Road, Oldham.
The fire began in a large goods vehicle which was full of domestic furniture. When firefighters arrived the vehicle was well alight and they had to use two hose reels, two breathing apparatus and a cutting kit to bring it under control.
There was one person with minor injuries in the form of burnt hands at the scene, firefighters initially treated them before they were taken to hospital.
Firefighters were at the scene for 70 minutes.