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Incident Date: 26 February 2017
BETWEEN the hours of 5.30pm on Friday, February 24 and 8.30am on Monday, February 27, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 324 calls and attended 185 incidents.
Bin fire – Tyldesley
AT 7.36pm on Sunday, February 26, two crews from Agecroft and Eccles were called to reports of a fire on Lever Street, Tyldesley.
On arrival crews found a fire involving four wheelie bins.
The cause of the fire was deliberate.
Firefighters used breaking in gear and a hose reel to extinguish the fire and were at the scene for approximately 50 minutes.