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Overnight incidents - Wednesday April 5

Borough: All

Incident Date: 05 April 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Wednesday, April 5, and 8.30am Thursday, April 6, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 118 calls and attended 55 incidents.

Here are some incidents firefighters attended:

 

House fire – Littleborough

AT 8.38pm on Wednesday, April 5, three crews from Littleborough and Rochdale were called a fire at house on Rose Avenue, Littleborough.

On arrival crews found a fire at the entrance of the property and used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, door rams and a fan to extinguish it and clear smoke.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for two hours and 10 minutes.

 

Commercial building fire – Wigan

THREE crews from Wigan and Hindley were called to a fire at a commercial building on Walthew House Lane, Wigan, at 9.17pm on Wednesday, April 5.

On arrival crews found a fire involving a backup generator in an outbuilding and used one hose reel two breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera and a fan to put it out and clear smoke.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 50 minutes.

Last update: 06/04/2017 08:31:17
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