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Incident Date: 06 October 2017
BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, October 6, and 8.30am on Monday, October 9, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service was called to 229 incidents.
Waste fire – Rochdale
AT 18.11pm on Friday, October 6, three fire engines from Rochdale and Littleborough were called to a waste fire in Mill Gate, Rochdale.
On arrival firefighters found a quantity of rubbish on fire to the rear of the building, which required them to use one hose reel to extinguish.
Firefighters remained at the incident for 30 minutes.
Candle fire – Prestwich
AT 18.41 on Friday, October 6, three fire engines from Broughton, Whitefield and Prestwich were called to a fire in Kings Road, Prestwich.
The fire began when some burning candles, set fire to the table cloth and table that they were sat on. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to put the fire out.
Firefighters remained at the incident for 15 minutes.
Wood burning fire – Hindley Green
AT 19.12pm on Friday, October 6, two fire engines from Hindley and Atherton attended a fire in Laurel Crescent, Hindley Green.
On arrival firefighters found an external wood burning fire had spread to the ivy and bushes around the house. To extinguish the flames firefighters used a hose reel, ladder and hand tools.
The cause of the fire was accidental.
Firefighters were on the scene for one hour.