The number of days the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) has lost to stress totals 5,981 over the last three years, with the total sky-rocketing from 2013 onwards.
Spurned stalker jailed for hiring ‘firebomb hitman’ to burn down woman’s Salford home after one night stand
Failed soldier Aiden Feeney, 24, was so angry at being rejected by Scarlett O’Connor he paid a teenager £850 to put firelighters through her front window and set them on fire
A fire has broken out at a scrapyard in Irlam.
Fire crews are currently attending the scene at Clearway Waste scrapyard at Boysnope Wharf.
Fighting fire: Manchester mother and daughter warn of deadly loose clothing burns risk after lucky escape
A Manchester woman is helping to spread life-saving messages about the dangers of fire after her daughter was burned by a dress fire earlier this year.
Greater Manchester Fire Service strike: Union plans three days of industrial action as pensions deal fails
Negotiations between the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and the Department for Communities and Local Government have been taking place for three years
Will you flippin’ stop flipping toasters… or you’ll be toast! Salford student’s warning after chef’s blaze blunder
The stark warning comes London fire chiefs warned after an aspiring chef tried to use the resourceful tactic last week and subsequently sparked a fire
‘Heroic’: Manchester city centre chief’s praise for fire service as divers stage dummy rescue at Piccadilly Basin
Five water-related incidents in recent weeks
Manchester firefighters hopeful for agreement after two-hour strike over pensions and retirement age
Strikes took place between 6am and 8am
Firefighter strike: Semi-trained officers to stand in during strike as Manchester urged to ‘take extra care’
The stand in crew will only have had three weeks training
‘Don’t get complacent’: Manchester fire chief warns safety should be taken seriously despite fewer call-outs
Six per cent drop in year-on-year call outs
Man dies in Manchester city centre canal and another remains in critical condition after trying to save him
The 26-year-old died in Rochdale Canal