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Incidents - Saturday, Jan 15, 2017

Borough: All

Incident Date: 15 January 2017

Shed fire - Bolton

At 12.28am on Sunday, Jan 15, two crews from Farnworth and one from Bolton Central were called to a building fire in Chester Avenue, Bolton.

The fire involved a large wooden shed and fencing and crews used a hose reel to extinguish it. They were on scene for 50 minutes.

The cause of the fire was accidental, by electrical.

 

RTC - Radcliffe

At 2.41am on Sunday, Jan 15, crews from Whitefield, Bury and the technical response and major rescue unit from Ashton were called to a road traffic collision in Bury Road, Radcliffe.

This was a road traffic collision involving one vehicle and firefighters used specialist equipment to rescue two casualties.

Crews left the scene at 3.45am.

 

Swan rescue - Leigh

At 12.10pm on Sunday, Jan 15, crews from Leigh and Atherton, water unit from Eccles and technical response unit from Leigh were called to an animal rescue in St Helen’s Road, Leigh.

Firefighters worked with the RSPCA to rescue a swan that had become trapped in a 20-foot tree.

Crews were at the scene for 90 minutes.

 

Chip pan fire - Bolton

At 1.56pm on Sunday, Jan 15, three crews from Bolton Central and Bolton North were called to a fire in Glencoe, Bolton.

This was a fire involving a chip pan in a ground floor flat and one person was safely out the property on the arrival of the fire service.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel and other tools to extinguish the fire and remained on scene for 40 minutes.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

 

Office fire - Manchester

At 3.44pm on Sunday, Jan 15, four crews from Manchester Central, Philips Park and Salford and the command support unit from Hyde attended a fire in Market Street, Manchester.

The fire involved a tumble dryer on the first floor of a five storey commercial building.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used three hose reels and high pressured fans to extinguish the fire.

Crews were on scene for 90 minutes. The cause of the fire was accidental.

 

Rubbish on fire - Failsworth

At 6.43pm on Sunday, Jan 15, three crews from Hollins, Phillips Park and Chadderton were called to a building fire in Ridgefield Street, Failsworth.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus discovered a fire on the first floor of a commercial premises involving rubbish and used a hose reel to extinguish it and high pressured fans to clear smoke.

Crews were at the scene until 8.40pm.

Last update: 16/01/2017 09:55:56
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