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Incidents between 5.30pm and midnight on Friday, February 16

Borough: All

Incident Date: 16 February 2018

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, February 16, and 8.30am on Monday, February 19, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service was called to 195 incidents.

Read about two fires we went to on Friday below:


Bin chute fire - Manchester

AT 6.27pm on Friday, February 16, 2018, five fire engines from Sale, Altrincham, Wythenshawe and Whitehill were joined by an aerial appliance at a fire in Bideford Drive, Manchester which involved a bin chute in a block of flats.

Crew used to breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a short extension ladder to deal with the fire after gaining access with breaking in equipment.

Firefighters were in attendance for around an hour.


Kitchen fire - Bolton

AT 9.21pm on February 16, 2018, three fire engines from Bolton Central and Bolton North attended a fire in Bradshaw Brow, Bolton.

The fire involved the kitchen of a terraced property where the occupant had become distracted while cooking.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to deal with the fire before clearing smoke from the property with a positive pressure ventilation fan.

Firefighters were in attendance for around 70 minutes and wish to remind people of the dangers of leaving cooking unattended.

For more information about kitchen fire safety click here.

Last update: 19/02/2018 10:18:39
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