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Firefighters tackle fire involving derelict pub in Rochdale

Borough: Rochdale

Incident Date: 06 December 2016

AT 3.18pm on Tuesday, December 6, three fire engines, from Rochdale and Heywood, were sent to reports of a building fire in Cheetham Street.

The fire involved the first floor of the three-storey derelict pub, which measures around 10 metres by 10 metres.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used hose reels to tackle the blaze, and a positive pressure fan to remove smoke from the building.

Firefighters were at the incidents for just under two hours.

The fire was started deliberately.

Last update: 06/12/2016 17:27:16
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