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Incidents - October 4, 2016

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Incident Date: 04 October 2016

Shop fire, Manchester

At 12.14pm today, Tuesday, October 4, 2016, three fire engines were called to reports of a fire involving a convenience store in Greenbrow Road, Manchester.

Firefighters from Wythenshawe and Stockport dealt with the fire within the ground-floor property. 

Crew members wore breathing apparatus and used a hose reel and positive pressure fan to remove smoke from the shop.

A 40-year-old woman, who worked at the shop, was inside when crew members arrived.  She suffered from smoke inhalation and was looked after by NWAS staff members.

Firefighters were on the scene for around 45 minutes.

The fire is thought to have started accidentally by an electrical fault.

To find information about electrical safety visit: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/electrical_equipment/

Manchester collision

At 1.01pm on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, emergency calls were made to North West Fire Control to report a collision at the junction of Sherborne Street and Bury New Road in Manchester.

A HGV and a car had collided, leaving a 90-year-old woman trapped in the passenger seat of the car.

Four fire engines went to the incident along with a technical response unit and firefighters removed the roof of the car to release the woman.

NWAS attended the incident and dealt with the casualty, whose condition is unknown.

Middleton deep-fat fryer fire

At 2.44pm on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 three fire engines, from Blackley, Heywood and Chadderton, were called to a fast-food restaurant in Fountain Street, Middleton.

On arrival firefighters found a fire involving a deep-fat fryer in Chicken Cottage and used a dry powder extinguisher to bring it under control.

Firefighters were in attendance at the incident for around 30 minutes.

The fire is thought to have started accidentally by an electrical fault.

To find information about electrical safety visit: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/electrical_equipment/

 

Last update: 04/10/2016 17:33:06
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