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House fire – Wigan – July 3, 2017

Borough: Wigan

Incident Date: 03 July 2017

AT 9.07pm on July 3, 2017, four fire engines from Wigan, Hindley and Atherton attended a fire involving an end terraced house in Horne Grove, Wigan.

On arrival crews found the house to be well alight and tackled the blaze using six breathing apparatus, two hose reels and one covering jet to and utilized a thermal imaging camera to check for pockets of fire before clearing smoke from the building with a positive pressure fan.

Crew were detained for around two hours and ten minutes and the cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.

Last update: 04/07/2017 08:15:23
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