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Incidents - Sunday, May 28

Borough: All

Incident Date: 28 May 2017

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service attended 387 incidents over the bank holiday weekend, you can read about two fires below.

 

Kitchen fire – Bolton

AT 0.58am on Sunday, May 28, two crews from Bolton and Bolton North were called to a fire in a ground floor flat on Russell Street, Bolton.

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

The cause of the fire was accidental.

Crews would like to remind people to not leave their cooking unattended: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/

Firefighters were on the scene for an hour.

 

Shipping container fire – Manchester

AT 5.45pm on Sunday, May 28, two crews from Manchester Central and Philips Park were called to a fire involving a shipping container on Briscoe Lane, Manchester.

Crews used one jet, one hose reel, a high pressure specialist jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.

Firefighters were on the scene for an hour and a half.

Last update: 30/05/2017 09:55:02
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