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MetiNews.Com - The blaze took hold at a terraced house on Broadway Street in the Hathershaw area of the town late on Saturday evening
Breaking News ! A man was taken to hospital after being rescued from a blaze at a house in Oldham by firefighters. The fire broke out at a terraced house on Broadway Street in the Hathershaw area of the town late on Saturday evening. Fire crews raced to the scene when the alarm was raised just before 11pm. One witness said he saw smoke coming from the property and also heard screaming. (Image: ASP) Three fire engines attended and began tackling the fire which had taken hold in the front bedroom of the property, Greater Manchester Fire Rescue Service (GMFRS) said. Firefighters donned breathing apparatus as they extinguished the blaze. Read More Related Articles What should come next after lockdown 2.0? Have your say Read More Related Articles Elderly woman killed in hit-and-run in east Manchester - police believe the driver of a Mercedes van ran away They rescued one man from the property and he was handed over to the care of paramedics, before being taken to hospital. No further details about his condition have been released.
. A witness said police officers also attended in the aftermath and could be seen speaking to local residents.
In a statement, GMFRS said: “Just before 11pm on Saturday 21 November, three fire engines from Hollins, Oldham and Chadderton fire stations were called to reports of a fire involving the front bedroom of a property on Broadway street, Oldham.
“Crews were quickly on the scene and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using two hose reels, a positive pressure ventilation fan, and other specialist equipment. "Firefighters rescued one man from the property who was conveyed to hospital by colleagues from North West Ambulance Service.
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