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Vehicle fire - Wednesday, August 16

Borough: Wigan

Incident Date: 16 August 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Wednesday, August 16, and 8.30am on Thursday, August 17, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to 56 incidents.

Read about a vehicle fire below:


Vehicle fire – Aspull

AT 7.03pm on Wednesday, August 16, three crews from Hindley, Horwich and Wigan were called to a fire at a farm building on Bolton Road, Aspull.

On arrival crews found a combine harvester on fire and used two hose reels, two breathing apparatus, a thermal imaging camera, lighting and a ventilation fan to extinguish it.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately an hour and a half.

Last update: 17/08/2017 08:32:27
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