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Incidents - Saturday, December 2

Borough: All

Incident Date: 02 December 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, December 1, and 8.30am on Monday, December 4, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service was called to 236 incidents.

Read about five fires we went to below:

 

Flat fire – Manchester

AT 10.31am on Saturday, December 2, three fire engines from Gorton and Phillips Park were called to a fire at a flat on Wenlock Way, Manchester.

On arrival crews found a fire in a bedroom and used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a ventilation fan to extinguish it.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

Crews were on the scene for roughly 45 minutes.

 

Derelict church fire – Chadderton

AT 7.55pm on Saturday, December 2, three fire engines from Chadderton, Oldham and Hollins were called to a fire at a derelict church on Queens Road in Chadderton.

On arrival crews found a small amount of rubbish inside the building producing large amounts of smoke.

The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.

Firefighters extinguished the fire using two hoses, four breathing apparatus and two ventilation fans, and were in attendance for two hours.

 

Tumble dryer fire – Manchester

At 10.27pm on Saturday, December 2, two fire engines from Wythenshawe and one from Altrincham were called to a fire on Mossdale Road in Manchester.

On arrival crews found a fire involving a dryer in a utility room and used four breathing apparatus, two hoses and a ventilation fan to extinguish the blaze.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

Firefighters were in attendance for approximately 40 minutes.

 

Sculpture fire – Leigh

At 10.46pm on Saturday, December 2, two fire engines from Leigh and Wigan were called to a fire at Plank Lane, Leigh.

On arrival firefighters found a large wooden sculpture on fire and used a portable pump, a jet and an extension ladder to extinguish it.

The cause of the fire believed to be deliberate.

Crews were on the scene for approximately an hour and 50 minutes.

 

Bathroom fire – Manchester

AT 11.28pm on Saturday, December 2, three crews from Blackley, Philips Park and Chadderton were called to a fire at a house on Ingleby Avenue, Manchester.

On arrival crews found a fire in the bathroom and used one hose reel, two breathing apparatus and a specialist ventilation fan to extinguish it.

Four casualties were treated for smoke inhalation by a fire service trauma technician.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour and ten minutes.

Last update: 04/12/2017 11:16:14
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