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Incident Date: 23 April 2017
Flat fire – Bolton – April 7, 2017
AT 7.18pm on April 7, two pumps from Bolton Central attended a flat fire in Haydock Street, Bolton.
On arrival, crews found the fire to be involving the living room of the flat. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to tackle the fire before clearing smoke from the flat with a positive pressure fan.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental by carelessly discarded smoking materials.
For smoking and fire safety advice visit: http://www.manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/smoking_safety/