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Overnight Incidents - December 13, 2016

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Incident Date: 13 December 2016

House Fire – Dukinfield – December 12, 2016

At 7.31pm on December 12, firefighters from Stalybridge, Hyde and Ashton were called to a fire at a domestic property in Gorse Hall Road, Dukinfield. The fire had been extinguish by the time the crews had arrived but they used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the property.

The cause of the fire was accidental by smoking materials.

House Fire – Manchester – December 12, 2016

At 8.14pm on December 12, 2016, three pumps from Withington and Gorton attended a fire at domestic property in Brocklebank Road, Manchester involving a dishwasher. Crews used one foam extinguisher, a positive pressure ventilation fan and one hose reel to tackle the fire and were in attendance for around forty minutes.

RTC – Rochdale – December 12, 2016

At 10.53pm on December 12, 2016, two fire engines from Rochdale, along with a technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton attended a road traffic collision in Bolton Road, Rochdale where one person was trapped. The incident involved a car that had collided with a tree. Two casualties managed to escape from the vehicle whilst one had to be removed by firefighters who cut away the side and one of the doors of the vehicle using hydraulic equipment and were in attendance for around one hour.

Last update: 13/12/2016 08:39:44
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