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Weekend incidents - Friday, January 20 to Monday, January 23, 2016

Borough: All

Incident Date: 23 January 2017

Sunday, January 22

House Fire – Stockport

AT 1:18am on Sunday January 22, three fire engines from Gorton and Whitehill and a Hydraulic Platorm and Fire Support Appliance from Oldham attended a fire in Reddish, Stockport.

The fire was in the roof void of a semi-detached house on Lindfield Road. To bring the fire under control fire fighters used the hydraulic platform, a nine metre ladder, two hose reels and four breathing apparatus.

One casualty that was assessed by paramedics on the scene was taken to hospital as a precautionary checks.

Crews remained at the incident for just under five hours.

 

Cooker fire - Trafford

JUST before 2.20am on Sunday, January 22, three fire engines from Moss Side and Salford fire stations were mobilised to a fire involving a cooker in a ground floor flat in Trafford.

The fire began due to food being left unattended on a cooker and required firefighters to use two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to extinguish the fire.

Both casualties were led to safety by firefighters, with one receiving a check from the paramedics on scene, neither had to attend hospital.

The firefighters remained on the scene for one hour.

 

Kitchen fire - Cheadle

AT 7.30am on Sunday, January 22, crews from Cheadle, Wythenshawe and Wilmslow attended a fire at a house in Greenway Road, Heald Green, Cheadle.

On arrival crews found a chip pan fire which they extinguished using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, one positive pressure fan and a dry powder extinguish.

Firefighters would like to remind people to take care while cooking: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/

The crews were in attendance for an hour.

 

House fire – Manchester

AT 8.23pm on Sunday, January 22, three crews from Gorton and Philips Park were called to a fire at a mid-terraced property on Swayfield Avenue, Manchester.

Firefighters rescued one woman from the first floor and extinguished the fire using four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, a short ladder and a positive pressure fan.

Crews were in attendance for approximately an hour and twenty minutes.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

 

Kitchen fire – Mossley

AT 9.11pm on Sunday, January 22, firefighters from Oldham, Mossley and Stalybridge attended a kitchen fire at a property on The Laurels, Mossley.

Firefighters extinguished the chip pan fire using one hose reel and two breathing apparatus.

Four people in the property escaped the fire before crews arrived.

Firefighters would like to remind people of the dangers of using chip pans: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/

Crews were in attendance for forty minutes.

 

Kitchen fire – Manchester

JUST before 11.45pm on Sunday, January 22, three crews from Moss Side and Withington attended a fire at a property on Wilmslow Road, Manchester.

Crews extinguished the fire in the kitchen using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, a thermal imaging camera and a positive pressure fan.

Firefighters were at the scene for just over an hour.

 

Saturday, January 21

House Fire – Hindley Green

AT 10.52pm on Saturday, January 21, three fire engines from Atherton, Hindley and Leigh were called to a house fire in Hindley Green.

The fire was caused by an electric fan in a bathroom and crews had to use two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to deal with it.

Crews remained on the scene for one hour.

 

Friday, January 20

Flat fire – Manchester

AT 9.50pm three fire engines attended a flat fire in a four storey building in Manchester, where they rescued one man.

The man was treated at the scene by North West Ambulance Service who was suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.

Crews from Withington, Moss Side and Gorton attended Beech Court in Willow Bank and tackled the fire wearing breathing apparatus with a hose reel.

Firefighters were on the scene for just over an hour.

 

House fire – Ashton in Makerfield

At 10.44pm firefighters attended a fire in Ashton in Makerfield. The fire started on the ground floor of a mid-terraced property.

Crews from Wigan and Hindley attended and were at the property for just over 40 minutes.

The cause of the fire is under investigation with Greater Manchester Police.

 

Last update: 23/01/2017 09:28:15
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