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Overnight incidents - Tuesday, May 30 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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Incident Date: 30 May 2017

Skip fire – Failsworth

AT 8.54pm on May 30, three fire engines from Oldham, Hollins and Chadderton were mobilised to a skip fire which had spread to the facia of a carpet shop in Ashton Road West, Failsworth.

The fire caused damage to the facia and windows.

Firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish the fire and were in attendance for around 25 minutes.


Derelict building fire – Oldham

ON May 30 at 9.04pm three fire engines from Oldham and Heywood attended fire in a two storey derelict building in Byron Street, Oldham.

Firefighters used one hose reel and a ladder to tackle the fire and checked the building with a thermal imaging camera.

Crews were in attendance for around half an hour and the cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.

Last update: 31/05/2017 08:36:29
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