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Overnight incidents – Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Borough: All

Incident Date: 09 January 2018

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service attended 46 incidents overnight between 5.30pm on January 9, and 8.00am on January 10, 2018.

House fire – Farnworth

AT 11:38pm on Tuesday, January 9, two crews from Farnworth and Bolton Central attended a house fire in Masefield Drive, Farnworth

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the flames.

The cause of the fire was accidental and was caused by smoking materials.

Crews were on the scene for one hour.

Garage fire – Audenshaw

AT 00:42am on Wednesday, January 10, two crews from Atherton and Stalybridge were called to garage fire in Lumb Lane, Audenshaw.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire involving the contents of a garage.

The cause of the fire is thought to be deliberate and one casualty was assessed by paramedics. Crews were on the scene for two and a half hours.

Last update: 10/01/2018 08:12:44
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