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Overnight incidents – Thursday, March 1, 2018

Borough: All

Incident Date: 02 March 2018

Overnight Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service attended 72 incidents. Read about a road traffic collision and a kitchen fire below. 



AT 10.13pm on Thursday, March 1, two fire engines from Moss Side and Salford along with the major rescue and technical rescue units from Ashton attended a road traffic collision involving two cars in Princess Road, Manchester.

Fire crews used specialist cutting equipment, two long boards and lighting to rescue two casualties who were then looked after by ambulance crews.

Firefighters were in attendance for just over an hour.


At 3.40am on Friday, March 2, three fire engines from Blackley, Phillips Park and Manchester Central attended a fire in Amos Street, Manchester.

On arrival fire crews found a kitchen fire in a first floor flat.

Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus extinguished the fire. One casualty was given oxygen therapy from fire crews before being handed over to the ambulance service.

Crews were in attendance for around 50 minutes.


Following on from the bad weather across Greater Manchester a number of dangerous structures and fallen tree incidents have continued throughout the night that our firefighters have been dealing with.

The following details are about a number of minor incidents:

  • A crew from Oldham attended a road traffic collision in Chadderton Way, Oldham at 4:03pm yesterday involving two cars, a lamppost and some street furniture.
  • At 4:18pm a crew from Mossley, attended an incident where the garage roof had started come off in Luzley Road, Ashton.
  • The enhanced rescue and technical response units from Ashton attended an incident where composite panels blew off a roof of a building yesterday at 4:47pm in Brentwood Street, Manchester.
  • Yesterday evening at 6:26pm a garage roof blew off into the ginnel and garden in Cross Street, Farnworth.
  • A fire engine from Stalybridge attended an incident involving a fallen tree in Broadbent Close, Stalybridge, yesterday at 8:51pm.
  • At 10:04pm in Clough Road, Littleborough a crew from Littleborough attended an incident where the soffit from the house had been torn away.
  • Firefighters from Chadderton attended an incident involving a fallen tree in Oxford Street, Shaw at 10:04pm.
Last update: 02/03/2018 10:03:05
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