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Bowden house fire

Borough: Trafford

Incident Date: 12 October 2016

At 11.31am this morning, Wednesday, October 12, a fire broke on the ground-floor of a detached house in Westmorland Close.

Three fire engines, from Sale, Altrincham and Wythenshawe, went to the address.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reels to tackle the fire. They also used a positive pressure fan to remove smoke from the property.

The fire is thought to have started by a fault in a laptop.

Firefighters were at the incident for 50 minutes.

You can find lots of information about keeping safe at home here: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/electrical_equipment/

Last update: 12/10/2016 17:19:59
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