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House fire, Middleton - Wednesday, June 21

Borough: Rochdale

Incident Date: 21 June 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Tuesday, June 20, and 8.30am on Wednesday, June 21, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to 81 incidents.

Read about a fire in Middleton crews went to below:


House fire – Middleton

AT 0.37am on Wednesday, June 21, three crews from Heywood and Blackley were called to a fire in a house on Greystoke Drive, Middleton.

On arrival crews found a settee had been on fire and used one hose reel to ensure it was fully extinguished.

Watch Manger Mark Bamford said: “Alcohol and smoking do not mix. If you are going to smoke, please make sure you put out your cigarettes properly, as otherwise they can start fires. Don’t take the risk.”

The cause of the fire was accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 50 minutes.

Last update: 21/06/2017 09:06:21
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