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Overnight Incidents - Friday, October 7, 2016

Borough: All

Incident Date: 07 October 2016

GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service has received 188 calls over the last 24 hours and here are the most newsworthy incidents from overnight.


Chimney fire in Oldham

At 6.22pm a crew from Mossley and Oldham were called to a house on Oldham Road, Grasscroft after reports of a house on fire. 

On arrival crew found a fire, which was caused by a wood burning stove, and used a toolkit to remove the stove and extinguish the blaze which had spread to the chimney.

A fire service trauma technician treated a woman for smoke inhalation at the scene.


Two people treated for smoke inhalation after Gorton kitchen blaze

At 6.57pm a crew from Gorton and Moss Side attended a house on Hope Road, Salford, after reports of a fire in the kitchen.

Crew found a fire caused by an unattended pan of food on the cooker, which was out on arrival, and used a high pressure fan to clear the smoke.

A fire service trauma technician treated a man and a woman at the scene for smoke inhalation and they declined hospital treatment.


Fire in pizza oven at Italian restaurant

At 8.17pm a crew from Manchester Central and Salford were called to Jackson Row, Manchester, after reports of a fire in an Italian restaurant involving the wood fired pizza oven.

The crew isolated the oven and firefighters on a hydraulic platform used thermal imaging cameras to ensure the oven and chimney had cooled and there was no further risk of fire.



Last update: 07/10/2016 08:34:04
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