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Incident Date: 20 October 2016
Toaster fire – Manchester
At 5.15pm on Thursday (Oct 20) two fire engines from Gorton and one from Withington were called to a fire in Bexhill Drive, Manchester.
Crews discovered a fire involving a toaster in the kitchen of a mid-terraced house.
Five residents were rescued from the property by a neighbour before the fire service arrived.
Crews extinguished the fire and used a high pressure fan to clear smoke logging for the property. They were at the scene for 45 minutes.
The cause of the fire was accidental.