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Incident Date: 20 June 2017
Between 8am and 5.30pm on Tuesday, June 20, approximately 85 calls were made to North West Fire Control relating to incidents in the Greater Manchester area, with around 50 requiring emergency response.
Below are details of a couple of the incidents attended by our firefighters today.
Outbuilding fire, Littleborough
Two fire engines, from Littleborough and Rochdale, were called to a fire in Rakewood Road in Littleborough at 9.46am today (June 20).
Crew wearing breathing apparatus used jets to tackled the fire, and they were at the address for just over one hour dealing with the fire.
Three fire engines – two from Blackley and one from Broughton – were called to reports of a fire in Chapel Lane, Manchester, today (June 20) at 4.38pm.
The fire involves a rear porch, garage and decking at the end terraced house, with firefighters tackling the fire using hose reels while wearing breathing apparatus.
The cause of the fire is to be confirmed and as of 5.30pm crew remained at the incident.