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Overnight incidents - Wednesday, October 4 - Thursday, October 5

Borough: All

Incident Date: 05 October 2017

Between 5.30pm on Wednesday, October 4 and 8am on Thursday, October 5, we received 94 calls and attended 50 incidents.


Road traffic collision - Sowerby Bridge

AT 23:36 on October 4, two fire engines from Oldham and the technical response unit from Ashton assisted West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service at a road traffic collision on the A672 Rishworth, Sowerby Bridge, involving one vehicle that had gone into a ravine.

Firefighters used lighting, a rope system and a titan stretcher to rescue one person from the car.

Crews were in attendance for just over one and a half hours.


House fire - Bolton

AT 01:49 on October 5, three fire engines from Bolton Central and Farnworth Fire Stations attended a house fire on Princess Avenue, Kearsley.

Crews used one hose reel, four breathing apparatus and a ventilation fan to extinguish the fire and clear the smoke.

Firefighters were in attendance for two hours.


Shed fire - Stockport

At 04:19 hours on October 5, one fire engine from Stockport and a fire engine from Offerton were called to a fire involving a disused pigeon shed in the back garden of a house on Bramhall Moor Lane, Hazel Grove, Stockport.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, a short extension ladder and a ceiling hook to bring the fire under control.

Crews were in attendance for one hour and fifty minutes.

Last update: 05/10/2017 09:22:27
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