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Incident Date: 21 December 2016
Tuesday, December 20
Road Traffic Collision - Failsworth
At 8.47pm two fire engines from Philips Park and Hollins along with the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Ashton attended a road traffic collision on Oldham Road, Failsworth involving two cars.
Firefighters released a casualty using cutting equipment, stab fast, hearth kit, trauma bag and long board. The casualty was taken to hospital by ambulance. A further casualty was released by firefighters.
Firefighters were in attendance for approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.
Wednesday, December 21
Flat fire - Bolton
At 12.03am three fire engines from Bolton Central and Bolton North attended a flat fire on Musgrave Gardens, Bolton. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, a hose reel and pressure fan to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters rescued a casualty who was conveyed to hospital by ambulance.
Firefighters were in attendance for approximately two hours and twenty minutes.
The cause is under investigation.
Domestic waste fire - Wythenshawe
At 12.38am four fire engines from Wythenshawe, Stockport, and Cheadle along with the Command Support Unit from Hyde attended a fire at a commercial premises on Longley Lane, Wythenshawe.
Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and two jets to extinguish the fire involving a large quantity of domestic waste in a building.
Firefighters were in attendance for approximately three and a half hours.