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Incident Date: 12 December 2016
*AMENDS TO INCIDENT 9.31am December 13, 2016
Here's a round up of our biggest incidents from 8:30 to 17:30 today.
Chip pan fire in Manchester
At 15:13 on December 12, five fire engines from Philips Park, Manchester Central, Gorton, Hollins and Chadderton were mobilised to a flat fire persons reported within a high-rise in Croydon Drive, Manchester. Upon arrival crews confirmed a fire involving a chip pan on the 5th floor. Crews confirmed all persons were accounted for and used two breathing apparatus, one positive pressure ventilation fan, gas detection equipment and trauma bag/oxygen therapy to deal with the incident. The incident involved three casualties who all received care from fire service trauma technicians and North West Ambulance Service. Greater Manchester Police also attended the incident. Crews were engaged for approximately ninety minutes*.
Car crash in Bolton
At 15:38 on December 12, two fire engines from Horwich and Bolton North, along with the Technical and Major Rescue Units from Ashton-Under-Lyne were mobilised to a road traffic collision with persons trapped in Victoria road, on the junction with Chorley New Road, in Bolton. Upon arrival crews confirmed a road traffic collision involving two cars with one casualty trapped. There were also walking wounded casualties. Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment, longboard and trauma pack to deal with the incident. The extricated casualty was then taken to the Royal Bolton Hospital by land ambulance. North West Ambulance Service, Greater Manchester Police and Bolton City Council all attended the incident. Firefighters were engaged for approximately one hour.
House fire in Sale
At 15:54 on December 12, three fire engines from Stretford, Sale and Withington fire stations were mobilised to Chorley Road in Sale to reports of a domestic building fire. Two fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus sets used one hose reel to extinguish a fire involving a tumble dryer in the kitchen of a mid-terraced property. Fire crews also used phase two positive pressure ventilation unit to ventilate the property. Firefighters remained in attendance at the incident approximately 45 minutes.