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Overnight Incidents - Wednesday November 30

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 30 November 2016

Candle making sparks Manchester kitchen blaze

At around 8pm on Tuesday, November 29, a crew from Philips Park, Ashton and Manchester were called to a fire on Glenside Avenue, Manchester.

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a hose reel and high pressure fan to extinguish the blaze, which was caused by candle making equipment which had overheated.

Severe roof fire in Wigan bungalow

At around 10pm on Tuesday November 29, a crew from Wigan and Skelmersdale were called to a fire involving the roof of a bungalow on Spring Road, Orrell, Wigan.

Four firefighters in breathing apparatus used hose reels to extinguish the blaze and the crew were at the scene for over two hours cutting away the badly damaged roof to stop the fire spreading.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Last update: 30/11/2016 08:43:07
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