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Overnight incidents - Wednesday, January 31

Borough: All

Incident Date: 01 February 2018

Flat fire - Oldham

AT 6.40pm on January 31, 2018, three fire engines from Oldham, Hollins and Chadderton attended a fire involving an electrical speaker in a first floor flat in Glamorgan Place, Oldham.

Firefighters used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to tackle the fire and cleared smoke from the flat with a positive pressure fan.

One woman was treated for the effects of smoke inhalation by NWAS and firefighters were in attendance for around 45 minutes.

RTC – Eccles

AT 9.13pm on Janaury 31, 2018, two fire engines from Irlam and Eccles were joined by the technical response and major rescue units from Leigh to reports of a road traffic collision in Liverpool Road, Eccles.

Firefighters used cutting equipment to rescue one man from a vehicle and administered first aid. Two further casualties were assessed by NWAS paramedics and crews were at the scene for around 90 minutes.

Last update: 14/02/2018 15:06:54
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