Two women had to be rescued from a house tonight after a fire broke out in the kitchen.
Emergency services arrived at Bank Street in Manchester just after 7.30pm.
The road was closed as firefighters used hose rails to reduce the blaze.
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A spokesman for the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said: “After 7.30pm this evening (September 15), firefighters were called to report a fire in the kitchens of a property on Bank Street in Manchester.
Two fire engines from Gorton Fire Station and one from Phillips Park rushed to the scene.
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Firefighters used two hose reels before escorting a 53-year-old woman to safety.
Two women were killed while caring for our colleagues at the Northwest Ambulance Service. GMFRS are present at the scene.