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Incident Date: 05 January 2017
Here’s a round-up of incidents from 8:30 to 17:30 on January 5, 2017
Garage fire in Cheadle
At 10:09 on January 5 three fire engines from Wythenshawe, Cheadle and Withington attended an incident on Lloyd Avenue, Gatley, Cheadle. The incident was a fire involving a garage attached to a private semi-detached property. Firefighters used four breathing and two hose reels to bring the fire under control. Seven people left the property prior to the arrival of crews and were assessed by a fire service trauma technician. The premises were checked using a gas detector and smoke alarms were fitted. Firefighters were on scene for one hour.
Car crash in Oldham
At 10:57 on January 5 a fire engine from Hollins, one from Oldham along with the Technical Response Unit and Special Response Team from Ashton-Under-Lyne attended Honeywell lane, Oldham, to reports of a road traffic collision. On arrival firefighters found the incident to be involving one vehicle with one person trapped inside. Fire service personnel utilised cutting equipment, a grab bag and dewalt saw to extricate one casualty from the vehicle who was conveyed to royal oldham hospital by north west ambulance services. The fire service was in attendance at this incident for approximately fifty minutes.