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Firefighters strike: Think safety first and go to an organised event this weekend
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is urging people to go to an organised bonfire event rather than hold their own during a four-day firefighter strike which starts this weekend. Firefighters across England are taking industrial action from 6pm on Friday, October 31, to 6pm on Tuesday, November 4. The dispute is between the Fire Brigades Union and the Government. Head of Prevention at GMFRS, Area Manager Wayne Shields, said: “We will have enough fire engines available...
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Firefighters tackle large blaze in Trafford...
Firefighters have spent the night tackling a large blaze involving a single storey building on Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park.
GMF set up new specialist response...
Training has begun for 54 firefighters who will become Greater Manchester's new response and rescue team.
Emergency Services will join forces for...
Emergency services will join forces for a spectacular free event for all the family at the Trafford Centre next Thursday, August 8...
Two teens arrested after firefighter dies...
A fireman has died tackling a blaze on Oldham Street in Manchester.
Neighbour tackles chip pan fire when...
A Quick-thinking neighbour saved the day after hearing a smoke alarm and tackling a chip pan fire when a man fell asleep while coo...
Firefighters urge people to take care...
Firefighters are reminding people to take care while out enjoying the glorious weather this summer after they dragged a man from a...
Firefighters tackle blaze in Kellogg's factory
Firefighters tackled a blaze in an industrial oven at the Kellogg's factory in Trafford Park yesterday morning, Saturday, June 22.
Salford travellers given fire advice
Members of the travelling community in Salford benefited from free fire safety advice when firefighters visited Duchy caravan site...
Water safety reminder after five children...
FIVE children had to be rescued by firefighters from Salford Quays after their floating platform became stranded.
Eccles firecrew attend Urmston car crash
Two fire engines from Eccles Fire Station attended a three car road traffic accident today at Davyhulme Road, Urmston.
Salford and Eccles fire engines called...
Four fire engines were called to tackle a fire involving an oven at Kellogg's in Trafford.
Salford firecrews attend scrap yard blaze
Around 20 firefighters tackled a blaze at a scrap yard in Trafford at weekend.
Broughton crews investigate Tyldesley farm fire...
Firefighters saved three pigs and six chickens from a blaze at a piggery in Tyldesley.
Salford firecrew help tackle blaze at...
Firefighters have tackled a fire in an oven at the Kellogg's factory in Trafford Park yesterday evening, Tuesday April 9.
Grass fires in Salford and Swinton...
Control room operators at Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service faced one of their busiest shifts of the year last night.
Eccles firefighters help tackle caravan blaze...
More than 60 firefighters were involved fighting a fire involving a number of caravans and motor homes at a site in Stretford.
Caravan fire at Stretford causing traffic...
Reports are coming in of a blaze involving six caravans off Chester Road, Stretford.
Eccles firecrew attend bedroom fire in...
Firefighters are warning people about the dangers of electrical lights after a blaze completely destroyed a bedroom in a semi-deta...
Eccles Water Incident Team rescue horse...
A horse was rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in the river in Ashton on Mersey.
Fire crews attend Pendleton kitchen fire
On Wednesday, 6th February at 8.02pm, three fire engines from Salford and Agecroft fire stations were called to a flat on Kiwi Str...
Eccles firecrew train for specialised weir...
The challenges posed by a fast flowing weir were what firefighters from Eccles and Heywood faced during a joint training exercise ...
Hatzolah and Jewish pupils visit GMFRS...
Young members of the Jewish community in Manchester and Salford learnt about road safety when they paid a visit to Broughton Fire ...
Broughton fire crew attend kitchen fire
Firefighters are urging people to take extra care with kitchen appliances after two flats were damaged when a tumble drier caught ...
Eccles man burnt by Chinese lantern
At 4.50am firefighters from Eccles Fire Station were called to Cambridge Grove, Eccles, after a man suffered burns from a Chinese ...
GMFRS work in partnership with Salford...
Salford Lads Club has always been iconic, but its young people are looking to the future and are turning to firefighters as role m...
Salford firecrews attend Midland Hotel fire
Around 150 people were evacuated from the Midland Hotel in Manchester city centre after a fire in the basement last night (Sunday,...
Eccles family escapes chip pan fire...
Firefighters have been back to visit a family to give them advice and support after helping them escape a chip pan fire at their h...
Eccles animal rescue crew help save...
At 3:40 pm on Saturday, 10th November fire crews were called to the report of a girl and pony stuck in mud on farmland off Isherwo...
Two homes found on fire in...
Crews remained on the scene of a fire involving two terraced houses in Lower Broughton throughout the night.
Three men trapped in Little Hulton...
Just after 10.30pm on Sunday, November 4 firefighters were sent out to a road traffic collision in Little Hulton - on the junction...
Salford firecrew help tackle blaze above...
A Number of residents have been led to safety as firefighters tackle a blaze in Manchester city centre.
Warning to bring in bins for...
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to take their wheelie bins in during the evening as Bonfire Night a...
Salford fire crews attend Prestwich house...
Three people had a lucky escape from a house fire which severely damaged their home.
Irlam fire crew attend chip pan...
Firefighters were called out to a house in Partington following a chip pan fire.
Salford fire crew attend community centre...
A Senior citizens community centre in Whalley Range has been damaged by fire through the night.
Salford fire crew attend Old Trafford...
Eight people managed to make their way to safety following a fire at an Old Trafford house.
Firework pushed through letterbox in Salford
Firefighters in Salford fitted smoke alarms and a letterbox cover to a house after being called to a firework attack last night.
Firecrews tackle house fire in Broughton
Firefighters dealt with a blaze which destroyed part of a house in Salford.
Broughton fire crew attend kitchen fire
At lunch time, 12.53pm yesterday crews from Blackley and Broughton were called to a house on Bishops Road in Prestwich.
Kitchen fire in Little Hulton
A man has been led to safety from a Little Hulton flat following a cooking fire.
Chip pan starts fire at pensioner's...
A chip pan that was left unattended by a pensioner caused a fire at a house in Peel Green.
Kitchen fire at Salford Quays flats
At 10.41pm yesterday crews from Salford were called out to a second kitchen fire when two engines were called to a fourth-floor fl...
Dog and parrot rescued from house...
On Friday 30th August at 4.30pm, firefighters from Stretford and Eccles fire stations were called to a house on Lewis Street, Patr...
Woman suffers burns after chip pan...
A woman was hospitalised with burns to her foot after a chip pan fire in Lower Broughton, Salford.
Kitchen fire in Swinton
At around 4.26pm, yesterday crews from Agecroft attended a fire on Entwistle Street, Swinton.
Salford firecrews treat man with severe...
An elderly man is in a critical condition in hospital after his clothing caught fire.
New online system for firework registrations...
GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) has developed a new user friendly online way of applying and paying for registr...
Salford fire crew attend cooker fire
Shortly before 1am on Friday, August 17, firefighters from Salford Fire Station were called to Harwood Court, Pendleton, to a fire...
Salford fire crew attend kitchen fire
At 9.28pm, yesterday a fire engine from Moss Side and one from Salford were called to a fire involving a pan of oil which h...
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