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Overnight incidents - Wednesday December 21 to Thursday December 22, 2016

Borough: All

Incident Date: 22 December 2016

Tumble dryer fire – Whitefield – December 21, 2016

AT 6.37pm on December 21, 2016, crews from Whitefield, Broughton and Blackley attended a fire at a house in Conisborough Place, Whitefield. It involved a combination washing machine/tumble dryer in the kitchen of the semi-detached property.

Firefighters used one hose reel and were in attendance for approximately 25 minutes.

RTC – Ashton-under-Lyne – December 21, 2016

ONE fire engine from Stalybridge along with a fire engine and two technical and major response units from Ashton were mobilised to a road traffic collision in Darnton Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, at 9.27pm on December 21, 2016

Firefighters removed one female casualty from one of the vehicles and she was transferred to hospital.

Crews remained at the scene for around 45 minutes.

Building fire – Bolton – December 21, 2016

FIREFIGHTERS from Bolton Central and Horwich attended a fire at a barn in Chorley Road, Westhoughton at 10.14pm on December 21, 2016.

Crews used two hose reels and one jet to extinguish the flames and helped save equipment from the barn.

Firefighters were detained at the scene for approximately three hours.

Last update: 22/12/2016 08:42:43
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