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Incident Date: 17 November 2017
Between 5.30pm on November 16, and 8am, November 17, 120 calls were made to the fire service with crews attending 72 incidents.
Commercial fire - Manchester
At 17:35pm on November 16, two fire engines from Wythenshawe and one from Altrincham were called to reports of a fire on Southmoor Road, Manchester.
On arrival crews discovered a fire involving a light fitting and carpet in the basement of a commercial property and used two breathing apparatus, two hose reels, one positive pressure ventilation fan, lighting and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire, clear smoke logging and check for fire spread.
Crews were on the scene for approximately 55 minutes.
Cooker fire - Bolton
At 21:52pm on November 16, three fire engines from Bolton Central and Atherton attended a cooker fire at a house on Manchester Road in Over Hulton, Bolton.
Crews used a thermal imaging camera, a hearth kit and a scot protege gas detector and were in attendance for approximately 40 minutes.