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Incident Date: 01 November 2016
Monday October 31
Tumble Dryer Fire – Marylon Drive, Manchester
At 5.34pm two fire engines from Wythenshawe were called to a fire involving a tumble dryer in an outbuilding of a house. Crews used a hose reel and two breathing apparatus.
Crews were at the scene for approximately 35 minutes.
Portable Electric Heater Fire – Amhurst Road, Withington
At 10.08pm three fire engines from Moss Side, Withington and Gorton were called to a fire involving a portable electric heater on the ground floor of a semi-detached property under renovation on Amhurst Road, Withington. Crews used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and pressure ventilation.
Crews were at the scene for approximately two and a half hours.
Cooking Fire – Shawheath Close, Manchester
At 11.24pm three fire engines from Moss Side, Manchester Central and Salford were called to a fire involving a pan of food at a flat on Shawheath Close, Manchester. Crews used two breathing apparatus and ventilation. One adult casualty was treated for smoke inhalation and burns by fire crews. Casualty was later taken to hospital by ambulance.
Crews were at the scene for just over an hour.