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Overnight incidents – Monday, November 27

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 27 November 2017

Between 5.30pm on Monday, November 2 and 8am on Tuesday, Novemeber 28 we responded to 40 incidents. Read about some of the incidents we attended below.

House fire - Manchester

AT 7:40pm on Monday, November 27, two crews from Wythenshawe and Altrincham attended a house fire at a semi-detached property in Moat Road, Manchester.

Firefighters wearing four breathing apparatus used two hose reels, two ladders, a thermal imaging camera and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the flames.

The cause of the fire was accidental and was thought to be down to a discarded cigarette or heating being left on near furnishings. Crews were on the scene for two hours.

Chip pan fire – Royton

AT 8:05pm on Monday, November 27, two crews from Oldham and Chadderton attended a fire involving a chip pan at a ground floor flat in Higginshaw Lane, Royton.

Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using one hose reel.

Two casualties were treated by ambulance crews. The cause of the fire was accidental. Crews were in attendance for fifty minutes.

Commercial property fire - Bolton

AT 9:12pm on Monday, November 27, three crews from Horwich, Hindley and Atherton attended a fire in Great Bank Road, Bolton.

Firefighters used one hose reel, a hearth kit, lighting and one thermal imaging camera to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for one hour and thirty minutes.

Grill pan fire – Leigh

AT 9:45pm on Monday, November 27, three crews from Bolton Central, Leigh and Warrington attended a fire involving a grill pan at a property in Boughey Street, Leigh.

Firefighters used one hose reel, a thermal imaging camera and positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the flames.

Crews were in attendance for forty minutes.

Last update: 28/11/2017 08:20:43
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