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Overnight incidents - Tuesday, July 25 - Wednesday, July 26

Borough: All

Incident Date: 26 July 2017

BETWEEN 5:30pm on Tuesday, July 25 and 8:30am on Wednesday, July 26 Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service attended 79 incidents. Read about a selection of them below: 

 

House fire – Oldham

AT 18.38pm on Tuesday, July 25, two fire engines from Oldham and one from Hollins attended a house fire in Lees Road, Oldham.

The fire started in the kitchen of the house, and began due to food being left unattended whilst cooking. Firefighters used two breathing apparatus, a hose reel and ventilation fan to extinguish it.

Firefighters remained at the scene for one a half hours.

 

Building fire – Manchester

AT 18.41pm on Tuesday, July 25, two fire engines from Manchester Central and one from Philips Park attended a building fire in Moston Lane, Manchester.

The fire began in the front room of the building, and was thought to have started through accident. To put the fire out firefighters used four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a ventilation fan.

Firefighters were on the scene for one hour and 20 minutes.

 

Shed fire – Ashton-in-Makerfield

AT 19.03pm on Tuesday, July 25, two fire engines from Wigan and one fire engine from Hindley were called to a shed fire in York Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield.

The fire originated from a tumble dryer that was being in the shed, which had not had its filters change. The fire quickly spread from the shed to a window of the house. Firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish it and were on the scene for 40 minutes.

 

Car fire – Bolton

AT 20.54pm on Tuesday, July 25, two fire engines from Farnworth and one from Bolton Central, attended a car fire in Manchester Road, Bolton.

When firefighters arrived on the scene they found four cars well alight which required the use of two breathing apparatus and two jets.

Firefighters were on the scene for one hour.

The cause of the fire is unknown at the moment.

Last update: 26/07/2017 08:56:57
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