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Incident Date: 01 December 2017
Garage fire- Wigan
AT 7.37am on November 30, 2017, three fire engines from Wigan and Hindley attended a fire involving a domestic garage in Sittingbourne Road, Wigan.
Crew used two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around an hour.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental when exposed timber caught fire while hot works were being carried out on the roof.
House fire – Manchester
AT 11.17pm on November 30, 2017, three fire engines from Wythenshawe and Moss Side attended a fire involving a house in Longley Lane, Manchester.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus lead two elderly residents to safety and tackled the fire using a hose reel. Smoke was cleared from the property with a positive pressure fan.
The cause of the fire is believed to be a hot water tank in the home which spread to the timber frame structure. Firefighters remained in attendance for two hours.