House fire breaks out on Bolton Road, Radcliffe

Four fire engines were sent to Bolton Road shortly after 10pm and used a hose reel and other specialist equipment to put out the flames.

No-one was reported to have been hurt.

Neighbours were advised to keep their doors and windows closed as smoke billowed in the air.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “Just after 10pm last night, Wednesday, four fire engines from Farnworth, Whitefield and Bolton Central fire stations along with a turntable ladder from Manchester Central were called to reports of a building fire involving a property on Bolton Road, Radcliffe.

 “The crews arrived quickly at scene.

“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatuses used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.”

 “Firefighters were in attendance for around two-and-half hours.”

The fire service has been asked for more information about the cause of the blaze.

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