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Incident Date: 22 September 2017
Between 5.30pm on Thursday, September 21 and 8.30am, September 22 we received 114 calls and responded to 55 emergencies. Read about a rescue of a person, tumble dryer fire and pan fire below.
Tumble dryer fire - Sale
AT 7pm on Thursday, September 21, three fire engines from Altrincham, Salford and Wythenshawe attended a fire involving a tumble dryer at a property on Washway road, Sale.
On arrival firefighters used one hose reel and one hearth kit to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters were in attendance for one hour.
To stay safe when using your tumble dryer we recommend you follow the below points:
For more information about tumble dryer safety visit http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/electrical_equipment/
Pan fire - Rochdale
AT 7pm on Thursday, September 21, three fire engines from Rochdale and Heywood attended a fire involving a pan of food left unattended at a property on Brimrod Lane, Rochdale.
On arrival firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and breaking gear to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters were in attendance for fifty minutes.
Crews would like to remind people to never leave any food they are cooking unattended.
Safety advice if you find your kitchen on fire:
For more information about Kitchen Safety visit:
Rescue of a person - Manchester
AT 2.55am on Friday, September 22, fire crews from Manchester Central along with the boat crew from Eccles and Technical response unit from Ashton attended an incident on Canal Street, Manchester.
On arrival firefighters used ladders to rescue a person who was stranded on a ledge at the side of the canal.
Firefighters were in attendance for twenty five minutes.