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Incident Date: 18 April 2017
Between 5.30pm on Tuesday, April 18, and 8.30am on Wednesday, April 19, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 88 calls and attended 50 incidents.
Below is an incident crews attended in Wigan:
Market stall fire – Wigan
AT 6.45pm on Tuesday, April 18, two crews from Wigan attended a fire in Wigan Square, Wigan.
On arrival crews found a fire involving cardboard boxes and the roof of a market stall, and used a hose reel and a saw to extinguish the fire.
The cause of the fire was deliberate.
Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 50 minutes.