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Incident Date: 13 June 2017
Hostel fire – Manchester – 13 June
AT 7.34pm on June 13, three fire engines from Moss Side and Gorton attended a fire involving a room at a hostel in Heathersage Road, Manchester.
Firefighters tackled a fire involving an amount of clothes and crew used two breathing apparatus and a hose reel before clearing smoke using a positive pressure fan.
The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate and firefighters were at the scene for around 90 minutes.
Derelict college fire – Horwich – 13 June
AT 8.02pm on June 13, three fire engines from Bolton Central and Horwich attended a fire at a derelict property on Victoria Road, Horwich.
Firefighters used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to bring the fire under control. Smoke was then cleared from the building with a positive pressure fan.
The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate and crews were in attendance for approximately 90 minutes.