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Overnight incidents - Monday, April 3

Borough: All

Incident Date: 03 April 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Monday, April 3, and 8.30am Tuesday, April 4, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 163 calls and attended 101 incidents.

Here are some incidents firefighters attended:


Garage fire – Hyde

AT 6.01pm on Monday, April 3, two crews from Hyde and Stalybridge were called to a garage fire involving a butane gas cylinder on Field Street, Hyde.

Crews used two breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour.


Building site fire – Manchester

THREE crews from Manchester Central and Gorton were called to a building site off Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, at 8pm on Monday, April 3.

On arrival crews found a fire on the eighth floor of an apartment building under construction.

Firefighters put out the fire using one hose reel, water and specialist equipment and were on the scene for approximately one hour.

Last update: 04/04/2017 08:40:46
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