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Incidents - Sunday, July 23

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Incident Date: 23 July 2017

Building fire – Timperley

AT 1.34am on Sunday, July 23, three fire engines from Sale, Altrincham and Wythenshawe attended a building fire in Stockport Road, Timperley.

On arrival crews found a derelict flat on fire, the cause of which was thought to have bene deliberate. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, a thermal imaging camera, ventilation fan and ladder to bring the fire under control.

Firefighters remained at the scene for 90 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Swinton

AT 2.17am on Sunday, July 23, two fire engines from Agecroft and Eccles, as well as Major Response Unit and Technical Response Unit from Leigh were called to a road traffic collision in Manchester Road, Swinton.

On arrival crews found two cars had been involved in the incident and used lighting and hydraulic equipment to release one person from a vehicle.

Firefighters remained on the scene for forty five minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Bolton

AT 8.27am on Sunday, July 23, two fire engines from Horwich and two rescue appliances from Leigh were called to a road traffic collision in Blackrod bypass, Bolton.

On arrival firefighters found one person trapped in a vehicle and used hydraulic and battery operated equipment to free them, after which they were taken to hospital by ambulance.

Firefighters remained on the scene for one hour.

 

House fire – Manchester

AT 10.08am on Sunday, July 23, four fire engines from Gorton, Philips Park and Moss Side attended a house fire in Holwood Drive, Manchester.

The fire was thought to have started deliberately in the living room of the house, requiring firefighters to use four breathing apparatus, two hose reels, one thermal imagining camera and a ventilation fan to put it out.

Firefighters remained at the scene for five hours.

 

House fire – Bolton

AT 10.26am on Sunday, July 23, three fire engines from Bolton Central and Bolton North attended a fire in Neville Close, Bolton.

On arrival firefighters found the front room of the house well alight and used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to extinguish it. Two people had been able to get out of the house and were given oxygen by firefighters.

Firefighters remained at the scene for two and a half hours.

 

Kitchen fire – Middleton

AT 18.27pm on Sunday, July 23, three fire engines from Heywood, Blackley and Chadderton were called to a kitchen fire in Wolstenvale Close, Middleton.

The fire began due to an pan of food being left unattended whilst cooking and required firefighters to use two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to extinguish.

One person was helped from the property by firefighters, who remained at the incident for 30 minutes.

 

House fire – Manchester

AT 20.06pm on Sunday, July 23, three fire engines from Manchester Central, Blackley and Philips Park attended a house fire in Ashley Lane, Manchester.

On arrival firefighters found the a bathroom alight, which was thought to have been caused by a motor overheating in a toilet. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to extinguish it.

Firefighters remained in attendance for forty minutes.

Last update: 24/07/2017 10:32:51
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