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Incidents from 17:00 to 08:30 on January 4th, 2017

Borough: All

Incident Date: 04 January 2017

RTC in Burnage

AT 17:29 on January 3, firefighters were called to an RTC in Burnage Lane, Manchester. Crew from Withington, Whitehill and Ashton-Under-Lyne rescued one person from a vehicle. 

Firefighters were at the scene for approximately an hour.


Kitchen Fire in Westhoughton 

AT 19:29 on January 3, three fire engines from Hindley, Atherton and Leigh attended a kitchen fire in Daisy Hill, Westhoughton.

They tackled the fire in the kitchen using two breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a positive ventilation fan.

Crew were at the scene for approximately 45 minutes.


Building Fire in Oldham

AT 00:58 on January 4, four fire engines, a hydraulic platform and a command support unit attended a house fire on Lune Street, Oldham.

Crew from Oldham, Hollins, Blackley, Whitehill and Hyde tackled the fire, which was in the first floor roof space of a terraced property.

Firefighters fought the fire using four breathing apparatus, four jets, thermal image cameras and breaking-in-gear to bring the fire under control.

As of 08.47, the fire is still being dealt with.


Tumble Dryer Fire in Manchester

AT 04:25 on January 4th, two fire engines from Salford and a fire engine from Moss Side attended a tumble dryer fire on Cardigan Terrace, Manchester.

Crew used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan to tackle the fire. Four casualties were treated by our colleagues from North West Ambulance Service.

Firefighters were at the scene for approximately 40 minutes.


Last update: 04/01/2017 14:39:30
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