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Incident Date: 02 May 2017
At 7.59pm firefighters from Cheadle and Sale attended an outbuilding on fire in Stortford Drive in Manchester. When crew arrived, they found two sheds on fire on an allotment. They extinguished the fire using two hose reels and were at the scene for one hour.
At 9.20pm, two fire engines from Rochdale and one from Littleborough attended a flat fire on Walk Mill Close in Rochdale. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish the fire in the bedroom. They then used a large fan to clear the smoke. One casualty was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and was then taken to hospital by North West Ambulance Service. Firefighters were on the scene for one hour and 20 minutes.