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Overnight incidents - January 18 to January 19, 2017

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 19 January 2017

Tumble Dryer Fire - Swinton

AT 9.47pm on Thursday, 19 January three fire engines from Salford and Agecroft attended a fire on Hawthron Drive, Swinton.

The fire began due to a fault tumble dryer and to tackle it firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose real and one ventilation unit to bring the fire under control.

The crews remained on scene for 30 minutes.

For more information and advice on kitchen safety please follow this link:

http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/

Last update: 19/01/2017 11:03:24
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