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Overnight incidents - Monday, April 10

Borough: All

Incident Date: 10 April 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Monday, April 10, and 8.30am Tuesday, April 11, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 146 calls and attended 79 incidents.

Here are some incidents firefighters attended:


House fire – Manchester

AT 9.05pm on Monday, April 10, three crews from Withington and Gorton were called to a fire at a house on Shire Oak Road, Manchester.

On arrival crews found a fire in the lounge and used a hose reel, two breathing apparatus, specialist tools and lighting to put it out then a fan to clear smoke from the property.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.

Firefighters were at the scene for two and a half hours.


Flat fire - Audenshaw

THREE crews from Hyde, Stalybridge and Philips Park were called to a fire at a flat on Audenshaw Road, Audenshaw, at 9.47pm for Monday, April 10.

Crews used six breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the fire and a fan to clear smoke from the property.

Crew Manager Hoyles said: “Smoking is one of the biggest causes of fires in homes across Greater Manchester.

“If you do smoke, make sure that when put a cigarette out you put it right out.”

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour.

Find more advice on smoking safely here.

Last update: 11/04/2017 08:32:53
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