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Incidents - Saturday, October 7

Borough: All

Incident Date: 07 October 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, October 6, and 8.30am on Monday, October 9, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service was called to 229 incidents.

 

Road traffic collision – Manchester

AT 14.56pm on Saturday, October 7 three fire engines from Withington and Ashton under Lyne were called to a road traffic collision on Kingsway, Manchester.

On arrival firefighters found a car with one male trapped inside. They proceeded to use cutting equipment to safely free the man from the car, at which point he was taken to hospital by paramedics.

Firefighters remained on the scene for 45 minutes.

 

Waste fire - Stockport

AT 18.10pm on Saturday, October 7 three fire engines from Stockport, Cheadle and Whitehill responded to a waste fire on Warren Street, Stockport.

On arrival firefighters found a quantity of rubbish well alight, requiring them to use two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and ventilation fan to extinguish.

Firefighters were in attended for one hour and 30 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Manchester

AT 19.30pm on Saturday, October 7 two fire engines from Salford and Moss Side as well as the technical response unit and major response unit from Ashton under Lyne, were mobilises to road traffic collision on Stretford Road, Manchester.

When firefighters arrived on the scene they found two cars had collided, with a person trapped in one of the cars. Firefighters proceeded to use cutting equipment and chocks to help free the person from the car, remaining on the scene for 40 minutes.

 

House fire – Manchester

AT 20.20pm on Saturday, October 7 three fire engines from Manchester Central, Philips Park and Blackley were called to a building fire on Moston Lane, Manchester.

On arrival firefighters found the loft space in the property well alight, with the flames beginning to spread to a neighbouring property. To put the flames out firefighters used six breathing apparatus and three hose reels, to clear the smoke left by the fire they used a ventilation fan.

The cause of the fire is believed to have been accidental, firefighters remained on the scene for two hours and 35 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Stockport

AT 22.03pm on Saturday, October 7, two fire engines from Stockport and Whitehill, along with the technical response unit and major response unit from Ashton under Lyne were called to a road traffic collision on Ashton Road, Stockport.

On arrival firefighters found two men trapped in the a car, after it had collided with a tree. They used hydraulic cutting equipment one hose reel, lighting and a spine board to free the people from the car.

Both casualties were then taken to hospital by paramedics. Firefighters remained on the scene for one hour and 30 minutes.

Last update: 09/10/2017 11:16:00
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