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Overnight incidents - Friday, April 21

Borough: All

Incident Date: 21 April 2017

Between 5.30pm on Friday, April 21, and 8.30am on Monday, April 24, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 602 calls and attended 335 incidents.

Find details of some incidents firefighters attended below:

 

Rubbish fire – Manchester

AT 6.01pm on Friday, April 21, three crews from Gorton, Salford and Philips Park were called to a fire at a commercial building on Rochdale Road, Manchester.

On arrival crews found a large quantity of rubbish on fire and extinguished it using four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a positive pressure fan.

Two casualties were assessed at the scene by ambulance crews.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour.

 

Kitchen fire – Manchester

THREE crews from Stretford, and Moss Side were called to semi-detached house on fire on Grange Road, Manchester, at 6.30pm on Friday, April 21.

On arrival crews found that a fire in the kitchen was already out and used a specialist fan to clear smoke from the property.

Two casualties were assessed at the scene by ambulance crews, with one taken to hospital.

Crews would like to remind people to take care when using oil in cooking: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 50 minutes.

 

Building fire – Droylsden

AT 8.14pm on Friday, April 21, two crews from Broughton and Ashton were called to a fire in an outbuilding on Edge Lane, Droylsden.

Crews used one hose reel and a high pressure lance to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.

Firefighters were in attendance for approximately 45 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Bury

THREE crews Whitefield, Broughton and Blackley and the technical response unit from Ashton were called to a road traffic collision involving four vehicles at junction 17 on the M60 at 11.49pm on Friday, April 21.

Three casualties were rescued by firefighters, who used specialist cutting, stabilising and first aid equipment. One other casualty got out of their vehicle without assistance from crews.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour.

Last update: 24/04/2017 10:29:09
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