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Weekend incidents between 5.30pm February 9 to 8am February 12

Borough: All

Incident Date: 12 February 2018

 

Friday, February 9

 

Kitchen fire - Manchester

At 19:39 on Friday, February 9 five fire engines from Manchester Central, Gorton, Withington, Stretford and Phillips Park attended a third floor flat in Booth Street West, Manchester.

On arrival crews found a fire involving a pan of food which had been left unattended in the kitchen.

Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus used one fire blanket and one positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

Crews were in attendance for approximately thirty minutes.

 

Collapsed Mill - Stalybridge

At 19:40 on Friday, February 9 two fire engines from Stalybirdge and Ashton, as well as the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton and the air support unit attended a derelict mill on Grenville Street, Stalybridge.

On arrival, crews found three floors of the mill had collapsed.

Police cordoned off the area and nearby residents were evacuated while fire crews and police dealt with the incident.

Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours.

 

Saturday, February 10

 

Water rescue - Tameside

At 08:53 on Saturday, February 10 attended a rescue of person in water on Leylands Lane, Broadbottom.

Two fire engines from Stalybridge and Hyde attended, as well as the water incident unit and support fire engine from Eccles, the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton.

Crews searched the area and in collaboration with North West Ambulance Service, rescued one person from the river bank.

Crews were on scene for an hour and twenty minutes. 

 

Kitchen fire, Manchester

At 17:59 on Saturday, February 10 three fire engines from Moss Side, Stretford and Withington attended a kitchen fire on St Werburghs Road, Manchester.

On arrival crews found a fire involving a pan of food in a kitchen of a semi-detached house.

Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus, used one hose reel and a tactical ventilation fan.

Crews were in attendance for one hour.

 

Sunday, February 11

 

Cooking fire - Oldham

At 11.5, three fire engines from Hollins, Oldham and Ashton attended a house fire in Tamworth Street, Oldham.

The fire involved a pan of food which had been left unattended.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel and one positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

Crews were in attendance for 40 minutes.

 

Cooking fire - Hindley

At 13.02, three fire engines from Wigan, Hindley and Atherton attended a house fire in Brookdale Road, Hindley.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel and a positive ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

Crews were in attendance for 45 minutes.

 

Cooking fire - Rochdale

At 18.30, three fire engines from Rochdale and Heywood went to a house fire in Canon Flynn Court, Rochdale. The fire involved an unattended pan of food but was out on arrival.

One casualty was assessed by the fire service after suffering the effects of smoke inhalation. Firefighters ventilated the property and carried out a safe and well check.

Crews were at the property for 50 minutes.

 

Building fire - Manchester

At 18.44, six fire engines from Philips Park, Gorton, Manchester Central, Moss Side, Agecroft, Stockport and the Hydraulic Platform form Manchester Central along with various special appliances attended a building fire in Ambrose Street, Manchester.

Three firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used three hand held jets and one hose reel.

Crews are still in attendance.

 

RTC - Salford

At 23.04, two fire engines from Agecroft and Broughton along with the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton attended a RTC at the junction of Broadbent Street and Bolton Road, Salford.

Firefighters used specialist equipment to rescue one casualty from a vehicle. The casualty conveyed to hospital by ambulance personnel.

Crews were in attendance for one hour and 50 minutes.

 

Flat fire – Tyldesley

At 02.32, three fire engines from Atherton, Agecroft and Farnworth attended a ground floor flat fire in Wardley Square, Tyldesley.

On arrival, crews found the bedroom well alight and six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and one positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

Two casualties suffering from smoke inhalation were treated at the scene by ambulance personnel and crews were in attendance for two hours.

 

Follow this link for kitchen safety advice: http://www.manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/

Last update: 14/02/2018 15:17:55
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