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Overnight Incidents Tuesday, December 20 to Wednesday, December 21

Borough: All

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.

Last update: 22/12/2016 15:29:00
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