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Firefighters tackle shop basement fire in Heywood

Borough: Rochdale

Incident Date: 04 November 2016

Shop fire, Heywood

At 8.31am today, Friday, November 4, 2016, three fire engines were sent to reports of a fire involving the basement of a shop in Manchester Road, Heywood.

Firefighters from Rochdale and Heywood dealt with the fire. Wearing breathing apparatus they used two hose reels and a positive pressure fan.

Crew members were on the scene for around two hours.

The fire is thought to have started accidentally by an electrical fault.

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Last update: 04/11/2016 17:24:55
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