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Incidents: Sunday, August 28 to Monday, August 29

Borough: All

Incident Date: 29 August 2016

GMFRS received 232 emergency calls from 8am Sunday, August 28 to 8am this morning, Monday, August 29. Here is a brief summary of some of the incidents we attended:

Dog rescued in Golbourne: At 1.01pm on Sunday, August 28, we were called to Park Avenue, Golbourne to reports of a dog falling in a well. Firefighters rescued the animal from a manhole, 10 metres deep, using rope rescue equipment. This was attended by crew from Leigh and Bolton Central and they were at the scene for one hour.                                                                       

Cooking fire in Stockport: We were called at 3.17pm to a fire involving a pan of food on a cooker at a house on Hodder Bank, Offerton. The fire was out when the crew arrived, but firefighters gave first aid to a casualty suffering burns to their hands and feet. The ambulance service then took the casualty to hospital. Crew carried out a post-incident check and were at the scene for 45 minutes. The incident was attended by firefighters from Stockport, Offerton and Marple.

Car fire in Oldham: At 9.19pm we were called to car fire on Penn Street, Oldham. The fire spread from the vehicle to facia boards and window frames of an adjacent garage. Firefighters from Oldham used a hose reel and two breathing kits to put the fire out. They were at the scene for 40 minutes.

Chip pan fire in Manchester: We were called at 5.44am on Monday, August 29, after a chip pan fire in a property on Cleveland Road, Manchester. Crew from Blackley and Broughton used two breathing kits and a hose reel to put the fire out and were there for 27 minutes.


Last update: 29/08/2016 08:45:02
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