Persons Reported in Whitworth

Date: 23/12/2017

Time: 16:41:00

Address: Market Street, Whitworth

Incident Number: 1712007181

Two fire engines from Bacup and one from Rochdale attended a fire at a domestic property where it was believed there were persons still inside. The fire involved a chip pan in the kitchen of the property. Firefighters used one hose reel, two breathing apparatus and a ventilation unit to extinguish the fire. Thankfully all persons were accounted for. There was however one casualty suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation. They were treated at the scene by ambulance crews. Firefighters were at the incident approximately one and a half hours.