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Bonfire Night in Salford: Watch fireworks and live tweets from fire crews throughout the night

Fire crews have already taken calls from Ordsall, Eccles, Salford, Patricroft, Broughton and Cadishead tonight as the service live tweets throughout Bonfire Night.

Up to 12,000 people are expected to attend the free Buile Hill Park Bonfire Night celebrations tonight in Salford.

A funfair kicked off the night with crowds drawn in to the huge bonfire lit at 7pm and a 20-minute fireworks display at 7.30pm.

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As celebrations around the country get underway, residents in Salford have called in concerns about, among others:

  • Youths with petrol building an unsupervised bonfire out of mattresses in Ordsall
  • A ‘threat of arson’ on Adelaide Street in Eccles
  • A large fire in the open on Cannon Street in Salford

No-one has been reported injured at any of the incidents.

Many more calls are expected throughout the night.

Since 2.30pm Greater Manchester Fire have taken over 200 calls.

In 2014 North West Fire Control sent firefighters to 158 incidents across Greater Manchester on 5 November, taking over 370 calls between 6pm and 11pm.

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