Fire

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21st February 2022 | By George Walden

Huge fire in Wythenshawe industrial estate after reports of ‘massive explosion’

Residents near Roundthorn industrial estate were told to stay inside after a huge fire sent large plumes of smoke into the skies. Smoke was said...

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6th December 2019 | By Daniel Mardle

Cause of fire at the Cube in Bolton may herald warning for other buildings

The cause of the fire at The Cube student residents in Bolton is yet to be determined but it has been confirmed that it was cladded...

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13th March 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Fire and Rescue Service call on public to help cut down on smoking related fires

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service have implored Manchester residents to make sure cigarettes are put completely out. GMFRS recommend putting water over ashes and...

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8th February 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Residents evacuated after large blaze at commercial premises in Old Trafford

Around 45 people have been evacuated from their homes due to a blaze in Old Trafford which started in the early hours of this morning....

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9th February 2018 | By nq_admin

Former Man Met student narrowly escapes death in Thailand holiday resort fire

  A former Manchester Metropolitan University student working abroad is lucky to be alive after a Bangkok hostel he was staying in caught on fire and...

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31st December 2017 | By dave porter

Huge fire breaks out on 9th floor of apartment block in Northern Quarter

  Here’s some footage from our Air Unit at the Joiner Street fire in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. For more information visit our website:https://t.co/H8RghzARCY pic.twitter.com/19TDO84SXw —...

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17th October 2017 | By Tom Brady

Fire alarms at student halls blaze were working properly, insists landlord

Students were forced to flee their halls after a serious fire at accommodation on Chester Street last night. Nobody was injured during the blaze at...

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15th December 2016 | By nq_admin

MMU Student eye-witness account of Oldham paper mill fire

Shortly after 4am this morning, a former paper mill in Oldham became engulfed in flames.  10 fire engines along were called to the incident, with around...