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Incident Date: 19 December 2016
Kitchen fire – Heywood
At 2.03pm on Monday, December 19, one crew from Heywood and two from Rochdale were called to a house fire in Cedar Avenue, Heywood.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished a fire involving a grill pan in a kitchen using hose reels. Crews safely isolated the gas and removed the gas cooker from the property.
Three people had safely left the house before the arrival of the fire service and the fire was contained to the kitchen.
Crews were on scene for nearly two hours, during which time, they also carried out a Safe and Well check and fitted a smoke alarm.
The cause of the fire was accidental.
Road traffic collision – Bolton
At 6.14pm on Monday, December 19, crews from Ramsbottom, Bolton North, Bolton and Leigh were called to a road traffic collision in Blackburn Road, Bolton.
This was a collision involving a vehicle and a motorbike.
Firefighters rescued one male casualty, who was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Crews were at the scene for about 90 minutes.