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Overnight incidents – Friday, July 21

Borough: All

Incident Date: 21 July 2017

Bin fire – Manchester

AT 19.09pm on Friday, July 21, three fire engines from Gorton and Withington attended a bin fire in Whitburn Avenue, Manchester.

The fire was thought to have been started deliberately, beginning in a wheelie bin near the porch of a derelict bungalow. Firefighters used one hose reel, an extension ladder and thermal imagining camera to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters remained at the incident for 20 minutes.


Car fire – Stockport

AT 21.27pm on Friday, July 21, three fire engines from Stockport, Cheadle and Whitehill attended a car fire in Birchfield Road, Stockport.

The fire quickly spread from a car to a single story building and required firefighters to use two jets, one hose reel, a thermal imaging camera and short extension ladder.

Firefighters remained at the scene for 40 minutes.

Last update: 24/07/2017 10:17:48
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