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Incident Date: 10 October 2017
Between 5.30pm on Monday, October 9 and 8.30am on Tuesday, October 10, we received 127 and attended 54 incidents.
Kitchen fire – Hindley
AT 19.37pm on Monday, October 9, three fire engines from Wigan, Hindley and Atherton were called to a kitchen fire in Cornwall Drive, Hindley.
On arrival crews found a grill pan that had been left unattended and subsequently caught fire. Crews used one hose reel to put the fire out and a ventilation fan to clear the remaining smoke.
Firefighters were at the incident for 30 minutes.
The cause of the fire was accidental.
Building fire – Little Hulton
AT 23.36pm on Monday, October 9, three fire engines from Farnworth and Bolton Central were called to a building fire in Cleggs Lane, Little Hulton.
On arrival crews found four separate fires around the site which required them to use six breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a ventilation fan to extinguish.
Firefighters remained at the incident for one hour.
The cause of the fire was thought to have been deliberate.