FIREFIGHTERS rushed to a street in Sale to fight a fire this week.
They were called to Chestnut Drive around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, for a report of a minor fire.
Upon arrival, the crew used a hose reel to put out the fire. They were present for 20 minutes.
The cause of the small fire is unknown.
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Laura Evans, a former councilor and candidate for mayor of Greater Manchester, and Cllr Nathan Evans, the current head of the Trafford Council’s Conservative Group, were the ones who called the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.
Cllr Nathan Evans said, “We drove by and smelled smoke, so we got out and called the fire department.”
A spokesman for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service confirmed: “Just before 3.30pm this afternoon, a fire truck from Sale Fire Station was called to report a small fire involving a jump on Chestnut Drive in Sale.
“The crew arrived at the scene and used a hose reel to put out the fire. Firefighters were present for about 20 minutes.”