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Weekend incidents – Sunday, July 16, 2017

Borough: All

Incident Date: 16 July 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, July 14, and 8.30am on Monday, July 10, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to 201 incidents.

Read about some of the incidents from Sunday, July 16 below. 

Kitchen fire - Manchester

AT 3:44am on Sunday, July 16, two crews from Salford and one from Moss Side and Manchester Central and a hydraulic platform from Manchester Central attended a flat fire involving an electric oven in Ellesmere Street, Manchester.

The fire in the ground floor flat had ignited after food had been left unattended in the oven for too long. A wooden cutting board placed in oven carelessly due to occupier being intoxicated and falling asleep on floor.

On arrival, crews forced entry into the property wearing two breathing apparatus and extinguished the flames using one hose reel, a gas detector and a ventilation fan.

One casualty was rescued from the property and treated by a fire service trauma technician. Crews were in attendance for one hour.

Kitchen fire – Newton Heath

AT 11:49am on Sunday, July 16, three crews from Manchester Central and Philips Park attended a kitchen fire in Mitchell Street, Newton Heath.

The fire at a semi-detached property involved a pan of food left on a cooker for too long.

Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using one hose reel and ventilation fan.

The cause of the fire was accidental. Crews were in attendance for approximately thirty minutes.


Last update: 17/07/2017 09:09:57
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