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Incident Date: 24 October 2016
Here's a round up of our biggest incidents from over the weekend:
Shed fire in Worsley
At 00:45 on October 22 three fire engines from Farnworth and Agecroft Fire Station attended a building fire on Hodge Road, Worsley. The fire involved a shed in a garden of a terraced property that had spread to the roof of the house. Firefighters used two hose reels, two breathing apparatus and a saw to fight the fire and were at the scene for about two hours
Road traffic collision in Ashton-Under-Lyne
At 14:58 on October 22 fire engines from Stalybridge and Ashton along with the Technical Response Unit from Ashton attended Curzon Road, Ashton-Under Lyne, to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles. One casualty was extricated by firefighters and taken to hospital. Crews were detained approximately one hour.
House fire in Middleton
At 18:37 on October 22 three fire engines from Blackley, Chadderton and Hollins attended a building fire on The Heath, Middleton. On arrival crews found the ground floor of a semi-detached house on fire and used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to bring the blaze under control. Firefighters were detained for approximately one hour and twenty minutes.
Caravan fire in Partington
At 19:09 on October 23, one fire engine from Sale fire station and another from Stretford were called to reports of a fire on Heath Farm Lane, Partington. On arrival crews discovered a fire involving a caravan on a roadway. They used one hose reel, one breathing apparatus and lighting to extinguish the fire, which took approximately fifty minutes.
Kitchen fire in Stretford
At 20:25 on October three fire engines from Stretford, Sale and Eccles attended Ennerdale Road, Stretford, to a fire involving oven gloves and a cooker in the kitchen of a terraced dwelling. Two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan were used to tackle the blaze. One casualty suffered smoke inhalation and was treated on scene by ambulance. Firefighters were detained approximately forty five minutes, and we’d like to use this as an opportunity to remind people to take extra care when cooking, not to leave food unattended and avoid using chip pans.
Shed and house fire in Manchester
At 21:26 on October 23, two fire engines from Wythenshawe Fire Station and one from Stockport attended a fire involving a plastic shed, a wooden shed and the ground floor kitchen of a domestic property on Stapleford Close, Manchester. Crews used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, positive pressure ventilation fans, a thermal imaging camera, a short extension ladder, the incident command board and lighting. Firefighters were at the scene for approximately one hour and forty five minutes.
Derelict building fire
At 22:11 on October 23, two fire engines from Bolton Central and one from Bolton North attended a building fire on Longsight Lane, Bolton. On arrival firefighters found the ground floor of a derelict building on fire. Crews used two hose reels, one short extension ladder and a thermal imaging camera to bring the blaze, which lasted for just under one hour, under control.
Garage fire in Partington
At 23:56 on October 23, one fire engine from Sale and one from Stretford were called to reports of a fire on Davies Road, Partington. On arrival crews discovered a fire involving a garage and used one breathing apparatus, an ultra-high pressure lance, a hose reel, lighting and breaking in gear to extinguish the fire. firefighters were at the scene for approximately one and a half hours.