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Incident Date: 02 August 2017
BETWEEN 5.30pm on Wednesday, August 2, and 8.30am on Thursday, August 3, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to 48 incidents.
Read about a road traffic collision, two fires and a gas leak below:
Road traffic collision – Manchester
AT 6.01pm on Wednesday, August 2, two crews from Moss Side and Salford along with the technical response unit from Ashton were called to a road traffic collision between four cars at the junction of Seymour Grove and Lime Grove, Manchester.
On arrival crews used specialist cutting equipment to rescue one casualty before they were taken to hospital by ambulance crews.
Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour and 30 minutes.
Kitchen fire – Manchester
THREE crews from Manchester Central and Philips Park were called to a fire at a semi-detached house on Tadcaster Drive, Manchester, at 7.22pm on Wednesday, August 2.
On arrival crews found a fire in the kitchen and used hose reel, two breathing apparatus and a specialist fan to extinguish it.
The cause of the fire was accidental.
Crews would like to remind people to take care when cooking.
Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 20 minutes.
For further advice on being safe in the kitchen on our website.
Derelict building fire – Eccles
AT 8.43pm on Wednesday, August 2, two crews from Eccles were called to a fire at a derelict building on Worsley Road, Eccles.
On arrival crews found a fire on the ground floor and used one hose reel, a thermal imaging camera and a specialist fan to extinguish it.
The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.
Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 45 minutes.
Gas leak – Worsley
THREE crews from Farnworth and Agecroft were called to a derelict property on Emlyn Street, Worsley, at 9.28pm on Wednesday, August 2, to reports of a gas leak.
On arrival crews three breathing apparatus and specialist equipment to contain the leak before the utilities could be isolated.
Firefighters were on the scene for approximately two hours and 30 minutes.