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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: