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Incident Date: 24 October 2017
Recycling plant fire – Rochdale – April 8, 2017
FIREFIGHTERS from across greater Manchester raced to a fire at a recycling plant in Chichester Street, Rochdale at 12.13am on Saturday, April 8.
At the height of the blaze, ten appliances were at the scene.
You can read more about this incident HERE
RTC – Disley – April 8, 2017
TWO fire engines from Marple and Stockport along with a Technical Response Unit and a Major Rescue Unit from Leigh attended a road traffic collision involving two cars in Park Road, Disley at 11.09am on April 8.
Firefighters rescued one woman from a vehicle using hydraulic cutting equipment and a spine board. She was then conveyed to hospital by NWAS. A further five people were also treated at the scene.
Crews were in attendance for around 70 minutes.
Flat fire – Swinton – April 8, 2017
AT 11.20am on April 8, one fire engine from Agecroft and two from Eccles attended a person’s reported fire in Princess Street, Swinton involving the living room of a ground floor flat.
Firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the fire and were at the scene for around one hour.
House fire - Sale
THREE fire engines from Sale, Altrincham and Stretford attended a house fire involving a kitchen of a two storey mid terraced house in Holly Drive, Sale.
Crews used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to bring the fire under control and were at the scene for around 80 minutes.
The fire is believed to have started due to an electrical fault with a dishwasher.
Takeaway fire – Farnworth – April 8, 2017
AT 3.56 on April 8, three fire engines from Farnworth and Bolton Central attended a fire involving a kitchen of a takeaway restaurant in Market Street, Farnworth.
Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and three foam extinguishers to bring the fire under control before clearing smoke from the building with a positive pressure fan.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental when a quantity of oil in a frying pan ignited.
For cooking safety advice visit: http://www.manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/
RTC – Manchester – April 8, 2017
ON April 8 at 10.50pm, two fire engines from Manchester Central were joined by a Technical Response Unit and a Major Rescue Unit to reports of a road traffic collision in the junction of Great Ducie Street and New Bridge Street in Manchester city centre.
Crews used stabilisation equipment and used hydraulic cutting equipment to release two casualties from the car and were in attendance for around 40 minutes.