Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
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Incident Date: 10 August 2017
We attended 29 incidents today between 08:30 and 17:30.
Car crash - Middleton
At 08:47 on August 10 two fire engines from Oldham and Chadderton along with the Technical Response Unit and Major Rescue Unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne went to a road traffic collision with reports of persons trapped on Oldham Road, Middleton. On arrival, fire fighters dealt with an accident involving one heavy good vehicle and one car. They released one casualty using cutting equipment, a hearth kit, step chocks, saw, longboard and hard and soft protection. The casualty was taken to hospital by ambulance and crews remained at scene making safe for one hour