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Incident Date: 04 November 2016
Shop fire, Heywood
At 8.31am today, Friday, November 4, 2016, three fire engines were sent to reports of a fire involving the basement of a shop in Manchester Road, Heywood.
Firefighters from Rochdale and Heywood dealt with the fire. Wearing breathing apparatus they used two hose reels and a positive pressure fan.
Crew members were on the scene for around two hours.
The fire is thought to have started accidentally by an electrical fault.
To find information about electrical safety visit: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/electrical_equipment/