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Incident Date: 20 September 2016
GMFRS received 193 emergency calls from 8am on Monday, September 19, to 8am this morning Tuesday, September 20. Here is a brief summary of some of the incidents we attended.
Cooker fire in Bolton: We were called at 12.29pm on Monday, September 19, to a fire involving a pan of food on a cooker at a property on Beverley Road, Bolton. The fire was out on arrival and firefighters assisted one casualty at the incident. Firefighters from Wigan and Bolton were in attendance for 30 minutes.
Bolton chip pan fire: At 1.23pm we were called to a fire at Oaks Avenue, Bolton to reports of a chip pan fire. The fire was out on arrival but one person was treated for smoke inhalation. Firefighters from Bolton Central and Wigan used a hearth kit to make the scene safe and were there for one hour.
Road traffic collision in Manchester: We were called at 4.50pm to a road traffic collision on Verona Drive, Manchester. Three people were out of the vehicle when firefighters from Philips Park, Cheadle and a technical response unit from Ashton-under-Lyne arrived. Crew assisted Greater Manchester Police and North West Ambulance Service in making the scene safe and were there for half an hour.
Building fire in Leigh: At 7.44pm we were called to a commercial building fire on Butts Street, Leigh. The fire involved three large goods vehicles and firefighters from Hindley, Atherton and Leigh used two breathing kits and two hose reel jets to put the fire out and were at the scene for 40 minutes.
Tumble dryer fire in Bury: We were called at 8.26pm to a fire at a semi-detached house on Ivy Road, Bury. Firefighters from Bury, Whitefield and Bolton found the fire to be involving a tumble dryer and used one hose reel and two breathing kits to put it out. Crew were on the scene for one hour and 20 minutes.
Skip fire in Bolton: At 9.20pm we were called to a fire at a domestic building on Castle Street, Bolton. The fire involved a skip and crew from Bolton Central, Bolton North and Farnworth used one hose reel to put it out. They were at the scene for 25 minutes.
Kitchen fire in Manchester: We were called at 9.51pm to a fire in a flat on Edgehill Street, Manchester. Firefighters from Manchester Central and Philips Park found the fire to be involving a cooker in the kitchen. Crew used four breathing kits, two hose reels and ventilation fan to put the fire out and were at the scene for 45 minutes.