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Incidents from 8am to 5.30pm Monday, November 13

Borough: Trafford

Incident Date: 13 November 2017

Between 8am and 5.30pm on Monday, November 13, 63 calls have been made to North West Fire Control relating to incidents in the Greater Manchester area, with around 40 requiring emergency response.

Below are details of one of the incidents dealt with by our firefighters today.

Commercial property fire, Trafford Park

AT 1.17pm today (November 13) four fire engines and support vehicles were mobilised to a commercial property in Trafford Park Road after reports of an explosion.

On arrival firefighters found a fire on the fourth floor involving a gluten drier.

The fire was controlled by an inbuilt steam suppression system with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus using a thermal imaging camera to locate and control the fire from spreading.

The Air Unit was also used at the incident to view the fire from above.

Crew members are expected to remain at the incident into the evening.

Last update: 13/11/2017 17:34:34
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