Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
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Incident Date: 09 May 2017
We received 92 calls between 8:30am and 5:30pm and responded to 48. Here are some of our notable incidents:
Cooker fire - Middleton
At 12:19 on May 9 one fire engine from Heywood, one from Chadderton and one from Blackley attended a building fire on Great Arbor Way, Middleton. On arrival crews found a fire involving the cooker of a ground floor flat and used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel. One casualty was assisted by fire service personnel and seen to by North West Ambulance Service. Crews were detained for just under one hour.
Shed fires - Worsley
At 12.32 on May 9 two fire engines from Farnworth attended an incident on Shawbrook Avenue Worsley . The incident was a fire involving numerous sheds in a rear garden. Firefighters used two hose reels to bring the fire under control and were in attendance for 45 minutes
Rubbish fire - Oldham
At 13:56 on May 9 two fire engines from Bolton Central attended a building fire on Winchester Way, Bolton. On arrival crews found a fire involving rubbish in a brick outhouse and used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to bring the fire under control. Crews were detained for just over 30 minutes.