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Weekend incidents - Saturday, January 20

Borough: All boroughs

Incident Date: 20 January 2018

Weekend incidents – Saturday, January 20


Car fire – Bolton

AT 12.33pm on Saturday, January 20, three fire engines from Bolton Central and Bolton North attended a car fire in Topp Way, Bolton.

When firefighters arrived at the scene they found a car on the top floor of a multi-storey carpark well alight. To bring the fire under control they used four breathing apparatus and a hose reel.

Firefighters remained on the scene for 50 minutes.

The cause of the fire was accidental.


Laundrette fire – Ashton in Makerfield

AT 14.30pm on Saturday, Janaury 20, three fire engines responded to a fire in a laundrette in Bolton Road, Ashton in Makerfield.

Upon arrival at the incident firefighters found a pile of clothes had caught fire in one of the tumble dryers. To bring the flames under control they made use of two breathing apparatus and one hose reel. Once the fire was extinguished they used a ventilation fan to clear away the remaining smoke.

Firefighters remained at the incident for 30 minutes.

Last update: 14/02/2018 15:08:54
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