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Incident Date: 26 January 2017
Only one incident of note took place on January 25 from 5pm until midnight in Greater Manchester.
Rubbish of fire - Oldham - January 26, 2016
FIREFIGHTERS from Philips Park, Hollins and Chadderton attended a fire in Ridgefield Street, Failsworth at 7.46pm on January 26, 2016.
The fire involved a large quantity of rubbish on the ground floor of a derelict mill. Crews used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to tackle the fire and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke.
It is believed that the cause of the fire was deliberate. Crews were detained for around thirty minutes.