Contact Us

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Headquarters

146 Bolton Road

Swinton, Manchester

M27 8US


Tel: 0161 736 5866

For a FREE Safe and Well visit please call:

0800 555 815

Incidents - Saturday, September 30

Borough: All

Incident Date: 30 September 2017

Between 5.30pm on Friday, September 29 and 8.00am on Monday, October 2 we received 484 calls and responded to 252 incidents. Read below the details of the incidents we attended on Saturday.

 

Road traffic collision – Bolton

AT 00.47am on Saturday, September 30, two fire engines from Bolton Central attended a road traffic collision in Nut Street, Bolton.

On arrival firefighters found two cars had been involved in the incident, one of which was on fire. They used two breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the burning car.

Firefighters remained at the incident for 45 minutes.

 

Garage fire – Chadderton

AT 9.53am on Saturday, September 30, three fire engines from Oldham and Chadderton fire stations were called to a garage fire in Birchwood, Chadderton.

On arrival firefighters found a laser cutter had caught alight and had to use one hose reel, two breathing apparatus and a ventilation fan to extinguish it.

The cause of the fire was thought to have been accidental and firefighters remained at the incident for 30 minutes.

 

Building fire – Wigan

AT 14.22pm on Saturday, September 30, two fire engines from Wigan and Hindley were called to a building fire in Pottery Road, Wigan.

When firefighters arrived at the scene they were met with a fire in an outbuilding attached to an industrial property. To bring the fire under control firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels. They then used the thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots.

Firefighters remained at the incident for two hours, the cause of the fire was thought to be deliberate.

 

Building fire – Manchester

AT 19.05pm on Saturday, September 30, two fire engines from Salford and one from Philips Park were called to reports of a building fire in Balsam Close, Manchester.

As firefighters arrived they found the staircase of the building well alight and had to use two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to extinguish it.

The cause of the fire was thought to have been deliberate, with firefighters at the incident for 45 minutes.

 

Building fire – Worsley

AT 19.14pm on Saturday, September 30, three fire engines from Farnworth and Eccles were called to a building fire in Emlyn Street, Worsley.

When crews arrived they found a pile of rubbish and wood had been deliberately ignited in the building, requiring the use of two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish it.

Firefighters remained at the incident for one hour.

 

Cooking fire – Denton

AT 20.21pm on Saturday, September 30, three fire engines from Hyde and Ashton-Under-Lyne responded to reports of a cooking fire in Stapleford Walk, Denton.

On arrival firefighters found food that had been left unattended whilst cooking which required firefighters to use two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish it.

Two people were assisted from the building by firefighters, who remained at the scene for 25 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Horwich

AT 21.32pm on Saturday, September 30, two fire engines from Horwich and Bolton Central along with the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Leigh responded to a road traffic collision in Chorley New Road, Horwich.

The incident involved three vehicles, with one person being helped from their car by firefighters, who remained at the incident for one hour and 15 minutes.

 

House fire – Bolton

AT 21.54pm on Saturday, September 30, three fire engines from Farnworth, Bolton Central and Bolton North were called to reports of a house fire in Devonshire Road, Bolton.

On arrival crews found logs had been left pressed against the outside of a log burner had caught fire and were burning in the living room of the house. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a ventilation fan to put the fire out.

The cause of the fire was accident, with crews remaining at the scene for 55 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Manchester

AT 22.33pm on Saturday, September 30, three fire engines from Philips Park and Manchester Central were called to a road traffic collision in Scotland Hall Road, Manchester.

When they arrived, firefighters found one car had caught alight having collided with a house. They used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to put the fire out before making the vehicle and house safe.

Firefighters remained at the scene for 35 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Sale

AT 23.19pm on Saturday, September 30, two fire engines from Sale and Stretford along with the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne were called to a road traffic collision in Glebelands Road, Sale.

On arrival firefighters found two cars had collided with one person being trapped in one of the vehicles. To free the person from their car firefighters made use of specialist equipment which included lighting and hydraulic equipment.

Firefighters remained at the incident for 55 minutes.

 

Last update: 02/10/2017 11:43:19
Subscribe to the Latest Incidents feed Bookmark and Share