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Overnight Incidents - 4.00pm Monday, March 27 to 8.00am Tuesday, March 28

Borough: All

Incident Date: 27 March 2017

BETWEEN 4.00pm Monday, March 27 and 8.00am Tuesday, March 28 Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 156 calls and attended 67 incidents.

Here are some incidents firefighters attended:

Moorland Fire - Greenfield

At 4pm fire engines from Oldham, Chadderton, Stalybridge and Mossley along with a wildfire unite from Stalybridge and a command unit from Hyde attended a moorland fire near Dovestones Reservoir in Greenfield.

Firefighters used a helicopter with water and firefighting tactics to tackle the fire.

Firefighters were in attendance for around three hours.

House Fire - Manchester

At 9.26pm three fire engines from Gorton and Philips Park were called to a fire in a mid-terrace house on Cecil Grove, Manchester.

Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a pressure fan to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters were in attendance for around three hours

Caravan Fire - Salford

At 11.23pm two fire engines from Salford and Agecroft were called to a caravan fire at a commercial premises on Mill Street, Salford.

Firefighters used one breathing apparatus and two hose reels.

Crews were in attendance for approximately one hour.

Last update: 28/03/2017 08:16:44
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