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Incident Date: 19 July 2017
Between 8am and 5.30pm on Wednesday, July 19 approximately 80 calls were made to North West Fire Control relating to incidents in the Greater Manchester area, with around 35 requiring emergency response.
Below are details of one of the incidents attended by our firefighters today.
Roof fire, Bury
At 10.19am today (July 19) three fire engines were called to reports of a fire in a school in Tenterden Street following reports of a fire.
Firefighters from Heywood, Chadderton and Whitefield, tackled the fire involving a roof after a contractor carrying out some work accidentally set fire to insulation.
Wearing breathing apparatus crew members fought the fire using a hose reel. The also used a thermal imaging camera.
Crew members were at the incident for around 30 minutes.