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Overnight incidents - Monday, June 26

Borough: All

Incident Date: 26 June 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Monday, June 26, and 8.30am on Tuesday, June 27, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to 73 incidents.

Read about four incidents we were called to below:

 

Kitchen fire – Prestwich

AT 19.06pm on Monday, June 26, three fire engines from Whitefield, Broughton and Agecroft were called to a building fire in Oak Bank, Prestwich.

When crews arrived they found the fire had spread from an unattended pan of food in the house. To extinguish the fire, firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan.

Firefighters were assisted by paramedics at the scene, who treated two casualties for smoke inhalation. Firefighters remained at the scene for 55 minutes.

Boat fire – Manchester

AT 20.52pm on Monday, June 26, two fire engines from Moss Side and Salford, along with a water rescue unit from Eccles responded to a barge fire in Castle Street, Manchester.

On arrival crews found the barge to be well alight, requiring them to use two hose reels, one breathing apparatus and two hoists to bring the fire under control.

Firefighters remained the scene for two hours.

Kitchen fire – Droylsden

AT 21.12pm on Monday, June 26, three fire engines from Ashton-Under-Lyne, Philips Park and Gorton attended a kitchen fire in Fairbottom Walk, Droylsden.

When crews arrived they found the fire had spread from an unattended pan of food in the house. To extinguish the fire, firefighters used two breathing apparatus and one ventilation fan.

Firefighters were assisted by paramedics at the scene, who treated one casualty for smoke inhalation and transported them to hospital. Firefighters remained at the scene for one hour.

 

For more advise on staying safe at home and how to help prevent a kitchen fire, please click here: http://www.manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/

Last update: 27/06/2017 09:40:08
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