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Incident Date: 24 January 2017
Fire in bathroom – Prestwich – January 24, 2017
At 10.01pm on Tuesday, January 24, three crews from Broughton, Whitefield and Manchester Central were called to a building fire in Richmond Avenue, Prestwich.
There was a fire involving an electric shower in a first floor bathroom of a semi-detached house. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel to extinguish the fire and a high-pressure fan to clear smoke. All residents were safely out of the property on the arrival of the fire service.
The cause of the fire was accidental.
Crews left the scene at 11.10pm.