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Weekend incidents - 5.30pm to midnight on Friday, January 19

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 19 January 2018

Weekend incidents – Friday, January 19


Road traffic collision – M66

AT 20.14pm on Friday, January 19, two fire engines from Blackley and Heywood, as well as the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton Under Lyne were called to a road traffic collision on the M66.

On arrival at the incident firefighters found one person was trapped in their vehicle and proceeded to use cutting equipment and lighting to safely free them.

Firefighters remained at the incident for one hour.


Kitchen fire – Wigan

AT 22.47pm on Friday, January 19, three fire engines from Wigan and Hindley were called to a kitchen fire in Cameron Place, Wigan.

When firefighters arrived at the incident they found a bin in the property on fire, using two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to quickly put it out.

They then used a ventilation fan to clear the remaining smoke from the property.

Firefighters were at the incident for 30 minutes.

Last update: 14/02/2018 15:08:59
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