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Incidents - Sunday, September 10

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Incident Date: 10 September 2017

Bedroom fire – Manchester

AT 15.18pm on Sunday, September 10, three fire engines from Moss Side, Withington and Stockport were called to a bedroom fire in Avon Road, Manchester.

The fire was a result of a misplaced candle igniting the quilt on the bed, which required firefighters to use two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to extinguish.

Firefighters remained at the incident for two hours and 10 minutes.

 

House fire – Bolton

AT 18.18pm on Sunday, September 10, three fire engines from Bolton North, Bolton Central and Farnworth were called to a house fire in Holly Street, Bolton.

The fire began due to cooking in the property being left unattended with firefighters having to use one hose reel and one ventilation fan to put it out.

Firefighters remained at the incident for 30 minutes.

 

House fire – Bolton

AT 20.37pm on Sunday, September 10, four fire engines from Cheadle, Whitehill, Offerton and Stockport along with the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne were called to a house fire in Eveside Close, Cheadle Hulme.

The fire began in the roof space of the house and was well alight when firefighters arrived, requiring the use of three hose reels, two breathing apparatus, a high pressure lance, ladders, thermal imaging camera and ventilation fan to bring under control.

Firefighters were required to remain on the scene for four hours and 40 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – M56

AT 20.56pm on Sunday, September 10, three fire engines from Wythenshawe and Withington, along with the technical response unit and major response unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne were called to a road traffic collision on the M56.

On arrival firefighters were required to use cutting equipment and lighting to free a person from one of the cars. Crews remained at the incident for 40 minutes.

Last update: 11/09/2017 11:09:14
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