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Incident Date: 07 October 2016
Building fire, Manchester
At 9:31 hours four fire engines from Manchester central, Salford and Moss Side attended a building fire on St Peters Square in Manchester. Fire crews used two breathing apparatus, one fire blanket, one positive pressure ventilation fan and a thermal imaging camera to tackle the blaze, which had started in a commercial kitchen. We were at the scene for around one hour.
Road traffic collision, Bolton
At 15:03 hours a fire engine from Bolton North and Bolton Central were joined by the Technical Response Unit and the Major Response Unit from Leigh, to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles on Blackburn Road, Bolton. One adult male (age unknown) was extricated from the vehicle by fire crews using specialist rescue equipment. The casualty was taken to hospital and crews were at the incident for around one hour.