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Weekend incidents from Friday December 2, at 17:30 to Monday, December 5, at 8:30

Borough: All

Incident Date: 05 December 2016

Here's a round up of our incidents over the weekend, from Friday, December 2, at 17:30 to Monday, December 5, at 8:30:

 

Car crash in Marple

At 18:26 December 2 two fire engines from Offerton and Marple fire stations along with the Technical Response Unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne attended a road traffic collision involving three vehicles on Dooley Lane, Marple. Crews assisted in the extrication of one adult casualty using cutting equipment and lighting. The casualty received treatment from ambulance personnel on scene and was conveyed to hospital via ambulance. Fire crews were detained for an hour and twenty minutes.

Bin fire in flat compound in Leigh

At 05:10 on December 3, fire engines from Hindley, Atherton and Leigh along with the Technical Response Unit from Leigh attended a fire involving a bin in a bin compound of a block of flats on Siddow Common, Leigh. The ground floor and first floor flats were heavily smoke logged. Fire fighters rescued one casualty from a ground floor flat and administered oxygen therapy. Crews used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan to bring the fire under control. We were in attendance approximately ninety minutes.

Cabin fire in Wigan

On the December 3 at 17:29 two fire engines from Wigan fire station attended a fire on Rose Avenue, Wigan. The fire involved a cabin and crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire, which took approximately forty five minutes.

House fire in Wigan

At 18:36 on December 3 three fire engines from Wigan, Hindley and Horwich attended a fire involving a curtain in a bedroom of a terraced property on Lansdowne Terrace, Earl Street, Wigan. Fire fighters used one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to bring the fire under control and were in attendance for thirty five minutes.

Car fire in Wigan

At 18:42 on December 3 fire engines from Atherton, Hindley and Skelmersdale attended a fire involving two cars in a domestic garage on Trafalgar Road, Wigan. Fire fighters used four breathing apparatus, one jet and three hose reels to extinguish the fire. Crews were in attendance for three hours.

Kitchen fire in Stockport

At 18:55 on December 3 three fire engines from Ashton, Hyde and Stockport attended a fire involving a kitchen of an end terraced house on Huntingdon Crescent, Brinnington, Stockport. Fire fighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to bring the fire under control and were in attendance for thirty five minutes.

House fire in Oldham

At 19:46 on December 3 two fire engines from Oldham and a fire engine from Chadderton attended a fire involving an electrical heating lamp in a terrapin tank in the lounge of a semi-detached property on Higher Fullwood, Oldham. Fire fighters used two breathing apparatus and a positive pressure ventilation unit to bring the fire under control and were in attendance for thirty five minutes.

House fire in Milnrow

At 23:05 on December 3 two fire engines from Rochdale and Heywood were mobilised to a domestic building fire at Cotswold Crescent in Milnrow. Firefighters used one hose reel and lighting to extinguish a fire involving a shed, fence and decking area. Crews were detained at the scene for fifty minutes.

House fire in Heywood

At 05:26 on December 3 three fire engines from Rochdale, Heywood and Bury attended a fire involving a window sill of a mid-terraced property on Derby Street, Heywood. Fire fighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation unit to bring the fire under control. Crews were detained for 90 minutes.

Car crash in Manchester

On December 4 at 10:43 hours at the junction of Fog Lane and Wilmslow Road, Manchester, two fire engines from Withington and Moss Side and the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne were mobilised to a report of a road traffic collision with persons trapped. On arrival, crews found a road traffic collision involving two vehicles with one person trapped. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to free the casualty and then placed them into care of paramedics. Crews were on scene for forty five minutes.

Car crash in Stockport

At 14:22 on December 4, two fire engines from Stockport and Offerton fire stations along with the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne attended a road traffic collision on Niagara Street, Heaviley, Stockport involving one car. Firefighters released one casualty from the car by using a hearth kit and step chocks. The casualty was assessed by the fire service trauma technician whilst awaiting on the arrival of the ambulance. Fire crews were on scene for approximately twenty five minutes.

Car crash in Royton

At 16:03 on December 4, two fire engines from Oldham and Chadderton fire stations along with the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne attended a road traffic collision involving four cars at the junction of Oldham Road and Broadway, Royton. Firefighters extricated one casualty from one of the cars using impact wedges, lighting and trauma equipment. The casualty received trauma care from the fire service trauma technician and then conveyed to Royal Oldham Hospital by ambulance. Fire crews were on scene for approximately one hour five minutes.

Car crash in Manchester

At 18:02 on December 4, two fire engines from Moss Side and Gorton fire stations and the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne attended a road traffic collision involving two cars on Balmoral Road, Manchester. On arrival, firefighters extricated one casualty from the car who has been conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews were on scene for approximately fifty minutes.

Car crash in Rochdale

At 18:17 on December 4, two fire engines from Heywood and Rochdale fire stations and the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Leigh fire station attended a road traffic collision on Sandy Lane, Rochdale. Firefighters extricated two casualties from one car which made contact with a front wall of a domestic property. The two casualties suffering from multiple injuries including head and internal injuries were conveyed to hospital by ambulance. One further casualty was assessed by paramedics. Fire crews also made the scene safe and were on scene for approximately one hour and forty five minutes.

House fire in Manchester

At 18:40 on December 4, three fire engines from Salford and Withington fire stations attended a fire involving the front door of a domestic premise on Smalldale Avenue, Manchester. Firefighters extinguished the fire using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and one positive pressure ventilation fan. There were two casualties who were self-rescued from the property prior to the arrival of the fire service suffering from smoke inhalation.  Ambulance were also in attendance and a home safety check has been carried out at the property by fire service personnel. Fire crews were on scene for approximately forty five minutes.

Fire at the Radcliffe Borough Associated Football Club

At 19:29 on December 4, three fire engines from Bury, Whitefield and Farnworth fire stations attended a fire at a football club on Colshaw Close East, Radcliffe. Firefighters extinguished the fire involving a seating area of the commercial premises by using one jet and one hose reel. We were on scene for approximately one hour and thirty minutes.

Kitchen fire in Oldham

At 22:44 on December 4 two fire engines from Oldham and a fire engine from Chadderton attended a fire involving an extractor fan in the kitchen of a mid-terraced property on Cranbrook Street, Oldham. Fire fighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, a positive pressure ventilation unit and a hearth kit to bring the fire under control. Crews were in attendance for just under one hour.

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