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Incident Date: 20 June 2017
House fire – Bury
AT 5.24pm on June 19, 2017, fire engines from Bury, Whitefield and Blackley attended a fire at a terraced property in Palace Street, Bury.
The fire involved a mattress in a bedroom of the house and crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to tackle the fire before clearing smoke from the house with a positive pressure fan.
Crews remained at the scene for around one hour.
Washing machine fire – Hyde
ON June 19, 2017 at 11.47pm, crews from Whitehill, Ashton and Hyde attended a fire at a house in Dale View, Hyde.
The fire was involving a washing machine in the laundry room of the house and firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and thermal imaging camera to bring the fire under control and cleared smoke from the house with a positive pressure fan.
Crews were at the scene for around one hour.
For safety advice about washing machines and other domestic appliances visit: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/electrical_equipment/