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Incident Date: 23 October 2017
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service attended 50 incidents overnight between 5:30pm to 8:30am. Read about some of them below.
Digger fire - Manchester
AT 11:17pm on Monday, October 23, two crews from Wythenshawe and Cheadle attended an incident at Sharston Industrial Area in Longley Lane, Manchester.
The fire involved the engine bay of a large industrial digger in an open yard. Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the flames.
The cause of the fire was believed to be a jammed fan belt that had overheated.
Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours and thirty minutes.
RTC – Manchester
AT 11:32pm on Monday, October 23, two crews from Cheadle and Withington and the Rescue Units from Ashton-Under-Lyne attended a road traffic collision involving two cars in Ashurst Road, Manchester.
On arrival firefighters rescued one casualty from their car using cutting gear, the ambulance service took the casualty to hospital.
Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours and fifteen minutes.
Garden shed fire – Middleton
AT 5:41am on Tuesday, October 24, two crews from Blackley and Heywood attended a fire involving a garden shed, fencing and plastic drainpip in Brandlehow Drive, Middleton.
Crews wearing two breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using one hose reel.
Firefighters were at the scene for one hour and ten minutes.