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Incident Date: 21 September 2017
BETWEEN 8.30am and 5.30pm on Thursday, September 21, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service was called to 36 incidents.
Caravan fire - Tyldsley
AT 8:58am on Thursday, September 21, two crews from Atherton and Leigh were called to reports of a caravan fire in South Lane, Tyldsley.
Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus used two hose reels and breaking in gear to extinguish the flames.
The cause of the fire was accidental. Crews were in attendance for one hour.
Kitchen fire - Manchester
AT 11:08am on Thursday, September 21, three crews from Hyde, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Philips Park attended a fire at a property in Hyde Road, Manchester.
On arrival, firefighters found a large quantity of paper on an oven in the kitchen of the property.
Crews wearing two breathing apparatus extinguished the flames using one hose reel, one hearth kit and one positive pressure ventilation fan.
Two casualties were treated for smoke inhalation.
Firefighters were in attendance for one hour.
Dangerous building – Manchester
AT 11.12am on Thursday, September 21, one crew and an aerial platform from Manchester Central were called to a building on Domett Street, Manchester.
On arrival crews found stones had fallen from the roof of a three storey building and found damaged vehicles on the road below.
Firefighters inspected the roof using the aerial platform and were on the scene for approximately one hour and 30 minutes.
Derelict mill fire - Bury
AT 2:33pm on Thursday, September 21, three crews from Heywood, Bury and Ramsbottom attended a fire in a derelict mill in Tanpits Road, Bury.
Firefighters used one hose reel, one thermal imagine camera and one short extension ladder to extinguish the flames.
The cause of the fire was deliberate and due to a large quantity of rubbish being set alight. Crews were in attendance for one hour and twenty minutes.