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Incident Date: 15 August 2016
Between 8.30am on Sunday, August 14, and 8am today Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 156 emergency '999' calls. A summary of the main incidents is below:
On Sunday, August 14 at 10.44am firefighters were called to a barge on fire at Chester Road, Manchester. The fire was out on arrival, but crew gave one casualty first aid before the ambulance service took them to hospital. Fire engines from Moss Side, Salford and Eccles were at the scene for an hour, along with a fire service boat from Eccles.
At 1.12pm on Sunday, August 14, a crew from Stretford came across a road traffic collision involving two cars on Trinity Way at the junction with Chapel Street, Salford. Firefighters gave first aid to two casualties and were at the scene for 45 minutes.