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Incident Date: 26 March 2017
BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, March 24, and 8.30am Monday, March 27 Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received 601 calls and attended 316 incidents.
Below are some incidents firefighters attended:
Sunday, March 26
Allotment fire – Stretford
AT 4.46am on Sunday, March 26, two crews from Stretford and Sale were called to a fire at an allotment on Burleigh Road, Stretford.
On arrival crews found a fire involving several greenhouses and sheds, and used one hose reel, lighting and tools to extinguish the fire.
Firefighters were in attendance for approximately one hour.
Kitchen fire – Farnworth
FOUR crews from Farnworth, Bolton, Bolton North and Eccles were called to a fire at a house on Crompton Street, Farnworth, with people reported to be in the property.
On arrival crews found a fire in the kitchen and used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel, a door ram and a fan to tackle the fire.
Firefighters checked the house but no-one was in.
Crews would like to remind people to not leave food cooking unattended: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/
Firefighters were on the scene for approximately an hour and 15 minutes.
Flat fire - Manchester
AT 6.30pm on Sunday, March 26, three crews from Broughton, Manchester Central and Philips Park attended a fire at a house on Egmont Street, Manchester.
Crews found a fire in the kitchen on arrival and extinguished it using two breathing apparatus and a foam extinguisher.
Crews would like to remind people to take care while cooking: http://manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/fire_safety_advice/safety_in_kitchen/
Firefighters carried out a safe and well check and were on the scene for approximately 30 minutes.
Carbon monoxide alarm – Prestwich
AT 9.31pm on Sunday, March 26, one crew from Broughton were called to a carbon monoxide alarm at a house on Woodhill Drive, Prestwich.
Crews ventilated the property on arrival and checked gas levels.
Two casualties were assessed by paramedics on the scene.
Crews would like to remind people to not use barbecues indoors: http://www.manchesterfire.gov.uk/fire_safety_advice/seasonal_safety/barbecue_safety/
Firefighters carried out a safe and well check and were on the scene for approximately 25 minutes.
Wheelie bin fire – Manchester
ONE crew from Gorton was called to a fire outside a house on Holly Street, Manchester, at 11pm on Sunday, March 26.
Firefighters found a fire in a wheelie bin against the house and extinguished it using a hose reel.
Crews would like to remind people to store wheelie bins securely and away from your property.
The cause of the fire is deliberate.
Crews were on the scene for approximately 25 minutes.