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House fire - Atherton - May 2, 2017

Borough: Wigan

Incident Date: 02 May 2017

House fire - Atherton

At 12.03pm on Tuesday (May 2) crews from Atherton, Leigh and Hindley were called to a house fire in Gloucester Street, Atherton.

A semi-detached house was heavily smoke logged and six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish a fire by 12.30pm.

No one was involved in the fire but unfortunately the house is uninhabitable.

A fire investigation has taken place and the cause of the fire was deliberate.

Last update: 02/05/2017 17:59:49
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