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Incidents - Sunday, February 18

Borough: All

Incident Date: 18 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 and a RTC below:

 

Church fire - Bolton

AT 1:58pm three fire engines from Bolton Central and Bolton North attended a fire involving the main hall and roof of a church in Baxendale Street, Bolton.

Six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and two positive pressure ventilation fans to extinguish the fire.

Crews were in attendance for an hour and a half.

 

House fire - Oldham

AT 6.28pm, three fire engines from Oldham and Hollins attended a fire involving the ground floor of a terraced property in Heron Street, Oldham.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel, one positive pressure ventilation fan and a 13 metre ladder to bring the fire under control.

Crews were detained for one hour.

 

RTC - Manchester

AT 8:10pm, two fire engines from Wythenshawe and Wilmslow and two special rescue appliances from Ashton attended a RTC in Mill Lane, Manchester.

The RTC involved one vehicle and a wall. Firefighters used specialist equipment to rescue one casualty from the vehicle before they were conveyed to hospital by ambulance personnel.

Crews were in attendance for one hour and 45 minutes.

Last update: 19/02/2018 10:26:52
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