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Incident Date: 22 September 2016
GMFRS received 66 emergency calls from 8.30am to 5pm today, Thursday, September 22. Here is a summary of some of the incidents:
Road traffic collision in Whitefield: We were called at 8.33am to Bury New Road, Whitefield, where there was a road traffic collision involving a car and a bus. No one was trapped and three casualties were checked over by fire service trauma technician. Firefighters from Whitefield, Broughton and a technical response unit and a major rescue unit from Ashton-under-Lyne spent 30 minutes at the scene.
Traffic incident in Ashton-under-Lyne: At 8.50am we were called to a road traffic collision on Montague Road, Ashton-under-Lyne. Firefighters from Stalybridge and Ashton-under-Lyne attended and gave first aid to two casualties who had self-rescued before crew arrived at the scene. GMFRS remained at the scene for 55 minutes.
House fire in Denton: At 1.11pm we were called to a home on Crown Street, Denton, where there was a fire involving curtains. The fire was out when firefighters from Hyde, Stalybridge and Gorton arrived and crew were there for one hour making the scene safe and assisting ambulance personnel, who treated one casualty.
Kitchen fire in Manchester: We were called at 1.50pm to a mid-terraced property on Beckhampton Close, Manchester. Firefighters from Gorton and Manchester Central found the fire to be in the kitchen on the first floor and used one hose reel and two breathing kits and were at the scene for 35 minutes.
Chip pan fire in Rochdale: At 4.58pm we were called to Henderson Street, Rochdale, where there was a chip pan fire. Firefighters from Rochdale and Heywood used two breathing kits, one hose reel and breaking in gear and rescued a 64-year-old man.