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Incidents - Wednesday December 7, 2016

Borough: All

Incident Date: 08 December 2016

Wednesday, December 7

Flat Fire - Manchester

At 6.25pm three fire engines from Blackley and Philips Park attended a flat fire on Old School Drive, Manchester.  Firefighters used four BA and two hose reels to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters were in attendance for twenty minutes.

Road Traffic Collision - Tyldesley

At 9.54pm two fire engines from Atherton and Leigh, the Major Response Unit and Technical Response Unit attended a road traffic collision involving a car and a van on Manchester Road, Tyldesley.  Firefighters used cutting equipment, lighting and a long board to release one trapped casualty.  The casualty was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Firefighters were in attendance for approximately one hour.

Sheds Fire - Middleton

At 10.28pm two fire engines from Heywood attended a fire involving two sheds on Nowell Road, Middleton.  Firefighters used a hose reel, lighting and thermal imaging to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters were in attendance for thirty minutes.

Last update: 08/12/2016 08:48:50
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