Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
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Borough: All boroughs
Incident Date: 20 February 2018
Between 5.30pm Monday, February 19 and 8am Monday, February 20 our crews attended 33 incidents across Greater Manchester.
Pan fire- Wigan
AT 7.44pm two pumps from Wigan and one from Hindley attended a pan fire on Butler Street, Wigan.
One casualty was rescued by fire fighters. The casualty was given oxygen therapy but declined hospital treatment.
Firefighters used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke and a lock puller to gain entry.
Crews were in attendance for just over one hour.
Firefighters would like to remind people to take care if you need to leave the kitchen whilst cooking. Take pans off the heat or turn them down to avoid risk.
If your pan catches fire: