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Incident Date: 17 April 2017
Persons reported fire – Manchester – April 17
AT 10.43am on April 17, three fire engines from Blackley, Broughton and Agecroft were mobilised to a fire at a two storey flat in Brideoak Street, Manchester.
6 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used three hose reels to fight the fire which involved a ground floor bedroom. Crews then ventilated the property using a positive pressure fan to clear smoke.
One casualty was conveyed to hospital by NWAS.
Crews were detained for around four hours and the cause of the fire is believed to be accidental due to faulty electrics.
Building fire – Dukinfield – April 17
AT 10.25pm on April 17, three fire engines from Ashton, Stalybridge and Hyde attended a fire at a vehicle repair business in Wharf Street, Dukinfield.
Firefighters used two hose reels, one jet and two breating apparatus to extinguish the fire that involved several vehicles.
Crews remained at the scene for around 80 minutes.