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Incident Date: 28 October 2016
Woman led to safety after incense stick causes bedroom blaze
A crew from Withington and Wythenshawe were called to a detached house on Wilmslow Road, Cheadle following reports of fire in the bedroom of the property.
Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a hose reel extinguish the blaze on a mattress, which was caused by an unattended incense stick.
One lady, who attempted to tackle the blaze herself was led to safety by crew and treated for smoke inhalation by a fire service Trauma Technician and paramedic before being taken to Wythenshawe Hospital as a precaution.