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Incident Date: 25 August 2017
AT 2.37am on August 25, five fire engines from across the Bolton and Wigan area were joined by an aerial platform from Bolton Central and a command support unit from Rochdale at a fire involving a derelict working men’s club in Formby Avenue, Atherton.
Crew tackled the fire wearing breathing apparatus and four hand held jets.
The fire was brought under control in the early hours of the morning but firefighters remain at the scene to monitor the area and check for any remaining pockets of fire before investigations can commence later today.