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Incident Date: 18 December 2017
AT 1.31pm on May 3, three fire engines from Stretford, Sale and Eccles attended a building fire on Thurlestone Drive, Manchester.
On arrival, crews found a fire involving a gas cylinder which had spread to the kitchen in the ground floor of a semi-detached house. Six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire using hose reels and cleared smoke from the house using a positive pressure fan.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and crews were detained for approximately one hour.