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Overnight incidents – Wednesday, August 10 to Thursday, August 11

Borough: All

Incident Date: 11 August 2016

Between 5.30pm on Wednesday, August 10 and 8am this morning, Thursday, August 11, North West Fire Control received around 65 calls for Greater Manchester.

The most significant incidents from overnight are:

Kitchen fire in Hyde

At 1.09am this morning, Thursday, August 11, three fire engines, from Ashton, Stalybridge and Hyde, attended a fire involving a kitchen in a house on Plain Pitt Street.

The fire was out when firefighters arrived at the house and they remained at the incidents for approximately 45 minutes.

Paramedics also attended and took care of a 79-year-old woman who was suffering from smoke inhalation.

Oldham house fire

This morning, Thursday, August 11, firefighters from Oldham and Chadderton were called to a terraced house on Kelverlow Street at 1.20am.

On arrival they found a fire involving the ground floor and put it out using hose reels while wearing breathing kit.  They also used a positive pressure fan to remove smoke from the house and were at the incident for one hour and 45 minutes.

There was nobody in the house at the time of the fire, which is thought to have been started deliberately.

Ongoing incident, Curzon Road, Ashton

Crew members are still on the scene at Curzon Road in Ashton and investigations will start as soon as the area is safe for investigation officers to enter. Please check for the latest on this incident.


Last update: 11/08/2016 07:57:40
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