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Incident Date: 25 August 2016
Over the last 24 hours, from around 8am on Wednesday, August 24 to around 8am today, Thursday, August 25, there have been 206 emergency calls made to North West Fire Control for Greater Manchester. This includes duplicate calls.
The most significant incidents are below:
Golborne extractor fan fire
At 9.19am on Wednesday, August 24, three fire engines from Leigh, Wigan and Hindley attended a fire involving an extractor fan at a commercial building. The fire on Kid Glove Road in Golborne was extinguished using a hose reel. Crews also used an extractor fan, a ventilation fan and a thermal imaging camera.
Firefighters remained on the scene for 30 minutes.
Cheadle Heath rubbish fire
At 9.28am on Wednesday, August 24, three fire engines from Cheadle, Whitehill and Stockport attended a fire involving a small quantity of rubbish in a downstairs room of a commercial building. The fire on Bird Hall Lane in Cheadle Heath was extinguished and crews left the scene after 20 minutes.
Heaton Norris house fire
At 10.17am on Wednesday, August 24, three fire engines from Whitehill, Wythenshawe and Offerton attended a fire at a house on Albion Close in Heaton Norris. The fire was in the bedroom and crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire. Firefighters were on the scene for one hour and 10 minutes.
Chadderton cooking fire
At 3.05pm on Wednesday, August 24 we attended a cooking fire in Chadderton. The full details can be found here: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/updates/incidents/240816_chadderton_fire/
Hindley Green fire
At 5.38pm on Wednesday, August 24, three fire engines from Hindley, Atherton and Leigh attended a fire involving an industrial compressor in a plant room on Leigh Road, Hindley Green. Firefighters used four breathing apparatus, a hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan.
Firefighters were on the scene for one hour and 20 minutes.
Vehicle collision on Birch Hall Lane, Manchester
At 5.54pm on Wednesday, August 24 two fire engines from Gorton and a technical response vehicle from Ashton under Lyne attended a road traffic collision on Birch Hall Lane in Manchester.
The incident involved two vehicles with two people trapped. The crews removed the casualties using stabilisation equipment and bolt croppers. They were then placed in the care of ambulance personnel and taken to hospital.
Crews were on the scene for one hour and 20 minutes.
At 9.16pm on Wednesday, August 24, two fire engines from Oldham and a technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton under Lyne were mobilised to a road traffic collision on Huddersfield Road.
The collision involved two vehicles with one person trapped and six others injured. The trapped person was rescued by firefighter using cutting gear and placed in the care of ambulance personnel.
Crew members were on the scene for 55 minutes.
Washing machine fire in Sale
At 5.42am this morning, Thursday, August 25, three fire engines from Sale, Altrincham and Stretford attended a fire involving a washing machine on the ground floor of a domestic property.
The fire on Evergreen Walk was extinguished by crews using a rose reel and positive pressure ventilation fan.