Contact Us

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service


146 Bolton Road

Swinton, Manchester

M27 8US

Tel: 0161 736 5866

For a FREE Safe and Well visit please call:

0800 555 815

Overnight incidents - 5.30pm, November 16 - 8am, November 17

Borough: All

Incident Date: 17 November 2017

Between 5.30pm on November 16, and 8am, November 17, 120 calls were made to the fire service with crews attending 72 incidents.

Commercial fire - Manchester

At 17:35pm on November 16, two fire engines from Wythenshawe and one from Altrincham were called to reports of a fire on Southmoor Road, Manchester.

On arrival crews discovered a fire involving a light fitting and carpet in the basement of a commercial property and used two breathing apparatus, two hose reels, one positive pressure ventilation fan, lighting and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire, clear smoke logging and check for fire spread.

Crews were on the scene for approximately 55 minutes.

Cooker fire - Bolton

At 21:52pm on November 16, three fire engines from Bolton Central and Atherton attended a cooker fire at a house on Manchester Road in Over Hulton, Bolton.

Crews used a thermal imaging camera, a hearth kit and a scot protege gas detector and were in attendance for approximately 40 minutes.

Last update: 17/11/2017 08:42:29
Subscribe to the Latest Incidents feed