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Incident Date: 30 May 2017
Between 8am and 5.30pm on Tuesday, May 30, approximately 75 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.
Skip fire – Little Hulton, Salford
Three fire engines were today (May 30) called to Hulton District Centre in Little Hulton at around 3pm.
Crew was made up of firefighters from Farnworth, Bolton Central and Atherton, who wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to tackle the fire which involved a skip next to a row of garages.
Firefighters were at the address for 35 minutes dealing with the fire, which was believed to have been started deliberately.