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Incident Date: 17 June 2017
Between 5.30pm on Friday, June 16 and 8.00am on Monday, June 19 we received 619 calls and responded to 359 incidents. Below are some of the incidents that happened on Saturday, June 17.
Flat fire – Bolton
AT 2.16am on Saturday, June 17, fire engines from Farnworth and Bolton North attended a flat fire in Haydock Street, Bolton.
On arrival firefighters found a flat fire that was thought to have been started deliberately. To extinguish the fire they used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a 13.5m ladder.
Firefighters remained at the scene for 10 hours, working with the police to determine the cause of the fire.
House fire – Droylsden
AT 10.56am on Saturday, June 17, three fire engines from Philips Park and Gorton were called to a flat fire in Palm Street, Droylsden.
The fire began due to an electrical plug socket being overloaded and quickly spread through the bedroom of the house. To bring the fire under control firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a short extension ladder.
Firefighters remained at the scene for approximately 50 minutes.
Road traffic collision – Carrington
AT 14.06pm on Saturday, June 17, two fire engines from Stretford and Altrincham, as well as the technical response and major response unit from Ashton Under Lyne were called to a road traffic collision in Carrington Lane, Carrington.
Firefighters had to use cutting equipment to free one person from one of the vehicles and remained on the scene for 70 minutes.
Kitchen fire – Bury
AT 14.37pm on Saturday, June 17, three fire engines from Whitefield, Broughton and Blackley were called to a kitchen fire in Parr Lane, Bury.
The fire began due to a grill pan being left unattended whilst cooking, with one hose reel, two breathing apparatus and a ventialation fan being used to extinguish it.
Firefighters helped one person to safety and remained at the incident for one hour and 50 minutes.