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Incident Date: 04 February 2018
We received 266 calls over the weekend and our crews attended 142 incidents.
Domestic fire, Rochdale
At 3:25am on Saturday, February 3 four fire engines from Rochdale, Littleborough and Heywood and the hydraulic platform and support from Oldham attended a fire on College Bank Way, Rochdale.
On arrival crews found the fire was within the bedroom of a flat. One person had self-rescued from the property.
Firefighters used eight breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a high rise kit to extinguish the fire.
Crews were in attendance for two hours and ten minutes.
Domestic fire, Manchester
At 8.38pm on Saturday, February 3 three fire engines from Manchester Central and Broughton attended a building fire on Hedley Walk in Manchester.
Crews used two hose reels and four breathing apparatus, a positive pressure ventilation fan and lighting to extinguish the fire, which had been caused by an electric heater being left to close to furniture in the lounge.
Crews were at the scene for approximately 40 minutes.
Domestic fire, Bickershaw
At 2.49am on Sunday, February 4 three fire engines from Leigh, Atherton and Hindley attended a domestic building fire on Bickershaw Lane in Bickershaw.
Crews used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a positive pressure ventilation fan to put the fire out. One person was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.
Firefighter were at the scene for one hour and 40 minutes.
Commercial fire, Manchester
At 10.47am on Sunday, February 4 three fire engines from Wythenshawe and Altrincham were called to a fire involving a extraction unit at an industrial unit on Altrincham Road, Manchester.
Crews used four breathing apparatus, one hose reel, one lance and one 45mm jet to deal with the incident and remained at the scene for one hour and 10 minutes.