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Evening incidents - Friday, December 1

Borough: All

Incident Date: 01 December 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, December 1, and 8.30am on Monday, December 4, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service was called to 236 incidents.

Read about two fires we went to below:

 

Commercial building fire – Manchester

AT 8.16pm on Friday, December 1, four crews from Manchester Central, Moss Side and Gorton along with an aerial platform from Whitehill and the technical response unit, major rescue unit and the special response unit from Ashton were called to a fire at a commercial building on Brunswick Street, Manchester.

Firefighters used two hose reels, two breathing apparatus, specialist tools, a thermal imaging camera and a specialist fan to extinguish the fire, and were on the scene for approximately three hours.

 

Commercial building fire – Ashton

THREE cress from Ashton, Hollins and Stalybridge were called to a fire at a commercial building on Manchester Road, Ashton, at 9.26pm on Friday, December 1.

On arrival crews found machinery on fire and used one hose reel, two breathing apparatus, a ladder, a thermal imaging camera and specialist tools to extinguish it.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour and ten minutes.

Last update: 04/12/2017 09:56:17
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