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Incident Date: 05 June 2017
We responded to 28 incidents today between 08:30 and 17:30. Read about some of our incidents here:
Kitchen fire - Oldham
At 09:35 on June 5 two fire engines from Oldham and a fire engine from Chadderton attended a fire involving a gas cooker in the kitchen of a bungalow on Brookfield Avenue, Royton, Oldham. Fire fighters used a foam extinguisher to bring the fire under control. One casualty was conveyed to hospital suffering from minor smoke inhalation, crews were in attendance for forty five minutes.
House fire - Whitefield
At 10:57 on June 5 three fire engines from Whitefield, Blackley and Broughton were mobilised to a domestic building fire at Top O’Th Fields, Whitefield. The fire involved a gas central heating boiler in the utility room of the premise. Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the fire. Crews were on scene for approximately 20 minutes.
Kitchen fire – Salford
On June 5 at 11:07 three fire engines from Agecroft and Eccles attended a fire on Sunningdale Drive in Salford involving a kitchen at a domestic property. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, three hose reels, a gas detector, thermal imaging camera, breaking in gear, protective masks and positive pressure ventilation to extinguish the fire. One casualty suffering the effects of smoke inhalation was conveyed to hospital. Crews were in attendance for approximately two hours.
Building fire - Swinton
On June 5 at 11:45 two fire engines from Salford and one from Broughton attended a fire on Langley Road, Swinton. The fire involved a single storey building and crews used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the fire. The fire service were in attendance for three hours.
Timber fire - Wigan
On June 5 at 12:37 one fire engine from Wigan, one from Hindley and one from Skelmersdale attended a fire at Edward Street, Wigan. The fire involved timber in a property and the crews used a hose reel, positive pressure ventilation unit, a thermal image camera and buckets to extinguish the fire. The fire service were in attendance for thirty fire minutes.