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Overnight incidents - January 23 to January 24, 2017

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 24 January 2017

Car Fire - Lightbowne

JUST before 6pm on Monday 23 January three fire engines from Blackley and Manchester Central attended a car fire on Church Lane in Lightbowne.

On arrival firefighters used two breathing apparatus and two hose reels to bring the fire under control.

Crews remained on the scene for one hour.

 

Electrical Fire - Manchester

AT 6.20pm on Monday 23 January three fire engines, from Gorton, Withington and Whitehill response to an electrical fire on Longden Road in Manchester.

To battle the fire the firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, a thermal imaging camera and a positive pressure fan.

After two hours fire crews successfully extinguished the fire.

 

House Fire - Manchester

AT precisely 10.42pm on Monday 23 January one fire engine from Moss Side, Wythenshawe and Stockport responded to reports of a house fire on Nearmaker Avenue in Manchester.

The fire had begun in the first floor bedroom of the property and required the firefighters to use four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, one safety jet, a thermal imaging camera and a gas detector. The firefighters were in attendance for 70 minutes before making the area safe again.

One casualty was treated at the scene by a fire service trauma technician before being taken to hospital by paramedics.

 

House Fire - Timperley

JUST after midnight on Tuesday 24 January three fire engines from Altrincham, Sale and Wythenshawe attended an incident at a house on Ridgeway Road in Timperley.

Upon arriving at the scene fire crews used six breathing apparatus and two hose reels in order to bring the fire under control.

One casualty was rescued from the property and taken to hospital by paramedics for checks. Fire crews were in attendance for just under two hours.

 

House Fire - Salford

AT 3.15am on Tuesday 24 January, five fire engines in total, two from Salford, two from Manchester Central and one from Broughton attended a house fire on Bury New Road, Salford.

The fire had originated from a pan of oil on a cooker and firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one jet to extinguish it. One casualty was rescued from the flat and was treated with oxygen due to the effects of smoke.

Crews remained at the incident for one hour.

Last update: 24/01/2017 09:10:24
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