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Incident Date: 31 January 2018
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service attended 31 incidents overnight between 5.30pm on January 30 and 8.30am on January 31, 2018, including a chip pan fire in Rochdale.
JUST before 6.20pm on January 30, two fire engines from Gorton and a one from Whitehill attended a kitchen fire at Wetherall Street in Manchester. Firefighters used hoses, breathing apparatus and other specialist equipment to tackle the fire. Crews were on the scene for around 3 hours, 40 minutes.
AT 6.34pm on January 30, one fire engine from Atherton and one from Leigh, along with the major and technical response units from Leigh, attended a road-traffic collision at the junction of A579 and A580 in Leigh. Firefighters rescued one casualty from a vehicle and were on the scene for around 45 minutes.
JUST before 4am on January 31, three fire engines from Rochdale and Heywood attended a fire involving a chip pan in the kitchen of a first-floor flat on Morningside Close, Rochdale. The fire was out on arrival and firefighters provided first aid to one casualty who was suffering from slight burns to their hands. Crews were on the scene for 40 minutes.
Chip pans can be dangerous – please take care and follow this advice: