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Weekend incidents - Sunday, September 17

Borough: All

Incident Date: 17 September 2017

BETWEEN 5.30pm on Friday, September 15, and 8.30am on Monday, September 18, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service was called to 223 incidents.

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House fire – Lowton

AT 8.16am on Sunday, September 17, three crews from Leigh, Atherton and Warrington were called to a fire at a bungalow on Kenilworth Road, Lowton.

On arrival crews found a fire in the loft and used one hose reel, specialist tools and a dry powder extinguisher to put the fire out.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 50 minutes.

 

Road traffic collision – Manchester

TWO crews from Moss Side along with the technical response unit and major rescue unit from Ashton were called to a road traffic collision involving a van on Upper Chorlton Road, Manchester, at 10.49am on Sunday, September 17.

On arrival crews found the collision was between the van and a bus stop and rescued one casualty using specialist cutting equipment before they were taken to hospital. One other person got out of the vehicle before crews arrived.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 30 minutes.

 

House fire – Denton

AT 4.28pm on Sunday, September 17, three crews from Hyde, Ashton and Stalybridge were called to a fire at a terraced house on Tame Street, Denton.

On arrival crews found a fire on the first floor and used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and a ventilation fan to extinguish it.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 20 minutes.

 

Derelict flat fire – Manchester

THREE crews from Moss Side and Manchester Central were called to a fire at a derelict flat on Skerry Close, Manchester, at 7.06pm on Sunday, September 17.

On arrival crews used one hose reel, two breathing apparatus and specialist cutting tools to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.

Firefighters were on the scene for approximately one hour.

Last update: 18/09/2017 09:54:50
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