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Incident Date: 16 November 2016
Flat fire - Manchester
At 2.30am on Wednesday, November 16, three crews from Philips Park and Gorton were called to a building fire in Dewar Close, Manchester.
Firefighters were met with a fire involving the ground floor of a one-bedroom flat. The fire was contained to the hallway and four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and positive pressure ventilation fans to bring the fire under control.
The fire involved bin bags containing mainly clothing and the damage was restricted to the hallway. No one was involved in the fire.
Crews were at the scene for just over two hours and the cause of the fire was determined as deliberate.