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Incidents from 8am to 5.30pm Monday, August 21

Borough: All

Incident Date: 21 August 2017

Between 8am and 5.30pm on Monday, August 21 approximately 55 calls were made to North West Fire Control relating to incidents in the Greater Manchester area, with around 30 requiring emergency response.

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

Manchester cooking fire

At 12.28pm today three fire engines were called to reports of a fire involving a ground floor flat in Amherst Road, Manchester.

The fire involved a pan of food and an extractor fan in the flat, from which a woman self-rescued before firefighters arrived.

Wearing breathing apparatus crew members fought the fire using a hose reel. They also used a positive pressure fan to remove smoke and administered oxygen therapy to the 25-year-old woman.

Crew members were at the incident for one hour and 30 minutes.

Oldham kitchen fire

At 4.24pm four fire engines were called to reports of a fire involving a third floor flat in Durden Mews, Shaw.

Crew from Oldham, Chadderton and Hollins attended the fire which involved the kitchen of a flat, with smoke also travelling into a neighbouring flat.

Firefighters escorted a lady (age unknown) from the flat involved in fire, along with two people from another flat – all who declined hospital treatment.

As of 5.30pm crew members remained at the incident.


Last update: 21/08/2017 17:25:51
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