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Incidents Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 21 December 2016

House Fire - Altrincham

At 12.49pm on Wednesday, December 21, three fire engines from Altrincham, Sale and Stretford were called to a house fire on Goose Green, Altrincham.

Firefighters used a dry powder extinguisher and a hearth kit to put the fire out. The fire involved an electrical consumer unit.

Crew were at the scene for around two hours.


RTC - Winstanley

At 4.40pm on Wednesday, December 21, two fire engines from Wigan and the Major Response Unit from Leigh were called to an RTC on Pemberton Road, Winstanley. 

The RTC involved a car and heavy goods tipper wagon. Firefighters rescued one male from the car, who was then taken to hospital by North West Ambulance Service.

They rescued the man by using hydraulic cutting equipment, stab fast, stop chocks and lighting gear.

Firefighters were at the scene for around 55 minutes.



Last update: 21/12/2016 17:30:31
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