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Weekend incidents from Friday December 10, at 17:30 to Monday, December 12, at 8:30

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 12 December 2016

Here's a round up of our incidents over the weekend, from Friday, December 9, at 17:30 to Monday, December 12, at 8:30:

 

Friday

Kitchen fire in Manchester

AT 6.39pm on Friday December 9th, firefighters from Manchester Central, Philips Park and Gorton were called to a kitchen fire on Longhill Walk.

A cooker was on fire and firefighters put it out using a hose reel and two breathing apparatus. Firefighters were in attendance for 10 minutes.

 

RTC in Manchester

AT 7.08pm on Friday December 9th, firefighters from Gorton were called to a RTC involving a car and a cyclist. 

Firefighters treated one casualty prior to the arrival of North West Ambulance Service.

Crew were at the incident for one hour and 10 minutes. 

 

House fire in Offerton

AT 7.14pm on Friday December 9th, firefighters from Offerton and Ashton-Under-Lyne were called to a house fire on Sleddale Close, Offerton. They were joined by crew from Poynton, Cheshire. 

On arrival they found a hallway of a house on fire and tackled it using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and hearth kit and thermal imaging camera.

Firefighters were at the incident for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

 

Christmas decoration fire in Cheadle Hulme

AT 7.25pm on Friday December 9th, firefighters from Cheadle, Whitehill and Marple were called to house fire on Alderdale Road started by a Christmas candle decoration.

Oxygen therapy was given to one casualty. Firefighters were at the scene for 35 minutes.

For more information on this read our press release.

 

Basement fire in Manchester

AT 10.10pm on Friday December 9th, firefighters from Philips Park and Gorton were called to a building fire on Northmoor Roads.

On arrival they were faced with a basement fire involving electrical goods.

Using four breathing apparatus and two hose reels they extinguished the fire.

Crew were at the scene for one hour and 40 minutes.

 

RTC and ruptured gas main in Manchester

AT 10.10pm on Friday December 9th, firefighters from Moss Side and Manchester Central were called to an RTC on Crofton Street.

On arrival they were faced with a ruptured gas main caused by a car crashing into the gable end of a house.

Firefighters laid a covering jet and two casualties were treated by North West Ambulance Service.

Crew were at the scene for two hours and 20 minutes.

 

School fire in Ashton-In-Makerfield

AT 10.23pm on Friday December 9th, firefighters from Wigan and Hindley were called to a shed fire at a school on Mayfield Street.

The intial fire had spread to the side of the school but firefighters stopped wider damage by using two high pressure lances, a positive pressure ventilation fan, hearth kit and thermal image camera.

Firefighters were at the scene for two hours. Our press release for this incident is here

 

Saturday

House fire in Salford

AT 04.17am on Saturday December 10th, six fire engines and a hydraulic platform were called to a fire on Kenilworth Avenue, Swinton.

They tackled a fire in a roof space of a mid-terraced property. For more information on this fire please read our press release here.

 

Kitchen fire in Salford

Firefighters were at the scene for 30 minutes.

 

Sunday

House fire in Westhoughton

AT 2.33pm on Sunday December 11th, two fire engines from from Bolton Central and one from Hindley were called to a house fire on Amber Grove, Westhoughton.

Using one hose reel and a nine metre ladder they extinguished a fire involving a external fuse box.

Firefighters were at the scene for around 2 hours and 15 minutes.

 

Scrap yard fire in Salford

AT 4.43pm on Sunday December 11th, firefighters from Agecroft, Broughton, Salford and Manchester Central were called to a scrap yard fire on Langley Road in Salford.

They battled the fire using an aerial appliance, three jets, one hose reel and a thermal imaging camera. 

Firefighters were at the scene for just under five hours.

 

Monday

Cooking fire in Stretford

AT 1.04am on Monday December 12th, firefighters from Stretford, Sale and Salford were called to a cooking fire on Marland Way, Stretford.

Firefighters led one person to safety and give them oxygen before clearing smoke from the property using positive pressure ventilation. 

Firefighters were at the scene for around 50 minutes.

 

RTC in Leigh

AT 3.07am on Monday December 12th, the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Leigh attended a RTC at The Avenue.

Firefighters used Weber cutting gear, a Dewalt Saw, lighting and a spine board to extract one casualty. Using their trauma care skills, firefighters worked with their colleagues from North West Ambulance Service to aid two other casualties. 

Firefighters were at the scene for around one hour and 15 minutes.

Last update: 12/12/2016 09:53:43
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