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Toaster fire - Manchester

Borough: Manchester

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.

 

Last update: 21/10/2016 08:52:14
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