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Incident Date: 16 August 2016
Between 5.30pm on Monday, August 15 and 8am today, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 113 emergency '999' calls.
Here is a round up of incidents of note:
We were called to Keats Avenue, Wigan, at 9.03pm on Monday, August 15, after reports of a house fire. On arrival crew from Wigan and Hindley found a fire involving a pan of food. One female had left the house before firefighters arrived. A positive pressure ventilation fan was used to clear smoke and crew were at the scene for 20 minutes.
At 2.14am on Tuesday, August 16, we were called to a vehicle fire at Kirkless Street, Aspull, which had spread to the car port of a semi-detached house. Firefighters from Wigan used two hose reels to put the fire out and were there for 45 minutes.