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Incident Date: 28 April 2017
BETWEEN 5.30pm on Thursday, April 27 and 8.00am Friday, April 28 Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 114 calls and attended 47 incidents.
Person Trapped – Oldham
AT 01.00am on Friday, April 28 two fire engines from Oldham, the major response unit and the technical response unit from Ashton Under Lyne attended an incident of a person partially trapped under a crane in Linney Lane in Oldham.
Crews were able to release the casualty from the crane by using air bags, chocks and support beams.
They remained at the scene for one hour and 20 minutes.
House Fire – Wythenshawe
AT 04.22am on Friday, April 28 one fire engine from Stockport and two from Wythenshawe attended a house fire in Moat Road, Wythenshawe.
On arrival firefighters were met with a fire in a bedroom on the first floor of the house. Crews used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to bring the fire under control.
Firefighters remained at the scene for one hour.