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Incidents from 8am to 5.30pm Thursday, July 27

Borough: All

Incident Date: 27 July 2017

Between 8am and 5.30pm on Thursday, July 27 approximately 70 calls were made to North West Fire Control relating to incidents in the Greater Manchester area, with around 50requiring emergency response.

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

Electrical fire, Bury

At 8.52am today (July 27) three fire engines were called to reports of a fire involving an electrical fitting in a ground floor toilet of a two-storey commercial building in Bolton Road, Tottington.

Wearing breathing apparatus crew members fought the fire using hose reels. They also used a positive pressure fan to remove smoke.

Crew members were at the incident for one hour and 25 minutes.

Cooking fire, Manchester

On Thursday, July 27, at 9.51am three fire engines were called to Fourways Walk in Manchester after a cooking fire broke out.

The fire was in a ground-floor flat and was tackled by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus using hose reels.

Firefighters were at the incident for around 20 minutes.

Collision, Audenshaw

At 12.43pm today (July 27) three fire engines and special appliances went to Droylsden Road in Audenshaw following a collision involving a tram, a lorry and a parked vehicle.

Two casualties – the lorry driver and a tram passenger - were treated by ambulance staff at the scene and firefighters assisted 24 passengers and the driver from the tram.

The collision resulted in damage being caused to the porch area of a house.

Fire crew remained at the incident for just over one hour.

Last update: 27/07/2017 17:30:27
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