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Incident Date: 13 July 2017
BETWEEN 8:30am – 5:30pm on Thursday, July 13, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service attended 34 incidents. Read about two of them below.
RTC - Manchester
AT 3:24pm on Thursday, July 13, two crews from Gorton and the Technical Response Vehicle and Major Rescue Unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne and Leigh attended a road traffic collision involving three vehicles in Matthews Lane, Manchester.
Firefighters rescued one casualty using spreaders and isolated the car battery. The ambulance service treated one casualty.
Crews were in attendance for forty five minutes.
House fire – Bolton
AT 3:28pm on Thursday, July 13, three crews from Bolton North, Bury and Atherton attended a house fire at a terraced house in Auburn Street, Bolton.
Firefighters wearing four breathing apparatus extinguished the flames caused by an unattended cigarette in the bedroom of the property using two hose reels and one ventilation fan.
Crews carried out a safe and well check at the property and fitted two smoke alarms.
Bolton Station Manager, Hardman said: “This incident highlights the dangers of smoking in the home and leaving cigarettes unattended near flammable materials. Please ensure that you have smoke alarms fitted in your property. If you would like to book a safe and well check with one of our crews, please call 0800 555 815.”
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