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Incidents: Sunday, September 18, to Monday, September 19

Borough: All

Incident Date: 19 September 2016

GMFRS received 190 emergency calls between 8am on Sunday, September 18 and 8am this morning, Monday, September 19.

Here is a summary of some of the incidents crew attended…

Building fire in Bury: We were called at 12.50pm on Sunday, September 18, to a building fire at Broad Street, Bury. The fire involved a refrigerator at the rear of the building, which had spread to the property itself. Crew from Bury, Whitefield and Ramsbottom used one hose reel, breaking in gear and a ventilation fan and were at the scene for one hour and 25 minutes.

Cheadle cooker fire: At 6.46pm we were called to Argyll Road, Cheadle, where there was a fire involving a cooker in the kitchen of a semi-detached house. Crew from Cheadle and Wythenshawe used two breathing kits, one hose reel and a ventilation fan in putting the fire out and dispersing the smoke. One person was given oxygen therapy before being taken to hospital. Firefighters were on the scene for 55 minutes.

Kitchen fire in Salford: We were called at 1.12am on Monday, September 19, to Heaton Street, Salford after reports of a building fire. Firefighters found a fire in the kitchen, involving a disposable nappy left on a hotplate. Crew from Broughton and Manchester Central used two breathing kits, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to put the fire out and clear the smoke. They were at the scene for 35 minutes.

Royton vehicle fire: At 2.53am we were called to Meek Street, Oldham, where there was a fire involving nine cars and four vans in a yard. Firefighters used ladders, three hose reels and one breathing kit in putting the fire out and were at the scene for two hours. Greater Manchester Police are no looking into the incident, with assistance from GMFRS.


Last update: 19/09/2016 08:41:53
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