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We gave them blankets to keep them warm and what toiletries we had in the van to keep them going overnight. Prime Minister Boris Johnson dropped in at the University of Bolton where he witnessed the many donations of clothes and food brought in by members of the public. ", Corrie fans concerned as Asha is 'pushed' into considering underage sex with her boyfriend, Fourteen-year-old Asha has been dating classmate Corey Brent on Coronation Street, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is risking his Manchester United future after dubious decisions. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service firefighters are still working to extinguish the final pockets of the blaze but it is now under control. Greater Manchester Deputy Mayor for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire Beverley Hughes said some of the firefighters involved in battling the blaze in Bolton on Friday had been through Grenfell-inspired training just one day before. It is not yet known when the students will be able to get back into their homes but work is ongoing to assess the safety of the building and access will be reviewed on Monday (November 18.). In total two people were treated by paramedics at the scene, including one person who was rescued by crews using an aerial platform. "I would like to stress that The Cube is not owned by the University of Bolton.

'Very, very worrying' situation unfolds for Greater Manchester's NHS as Covid patients pass April peak. ", He said: "The fire spread very, very quickly and people were slow trying to get out.". Two people have been injured in the massive blaze that ripped through a block of student flats in Bolton last night. News Condo rents may have plunged, but that doesn’t mean Toronto has become more affordable Oct 28, 2020. Bolton fire: Huge emergency response as student building goes completely up in flames Six fire engines currently remain at the scene as firefighters tackle the last few pockets of fire. ", He admitted he had heard an alarm go off in his room, but said: "I didn't think anything of it because we have had that many. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Jen Williams reports. “We have also arranged to provide necessities such as toiletries for all students affected and are opening the University over the weekend so students can be supported.

After he briefly met a number of students who were evacuated on Friday night he then visited the scene of the blaze behind the cordon line. Many labelled the scenes of the tower block inferno reminiscent of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, in which 72 people lost their lives. How a normal Friday night in ‘The Cube’ became a desperate race against time to avert disaster. He added: "One thing that I would just like to confirm and allay any fears is that this cladding on this building was not the same cladding that was on Grenfell.". At its height, around 200 firefighters were tackling the blaze, with 40 fire engines, three aerial platforms and other specialist appliances in use.

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All students from the Cube and the surrounding areas affected have be given alternative hotel accommodation and emergency supplies. For other inquiries, Contact Us. Some of the firefighters had training the day before, particularly around evacuation.”. The floors below have considerable water damage. Julie Ashworth, 54, was one of four volunteers on scene overnight with the Red Cross. It shouldn’t take another fire to put the issue of building safety back on the agenda. Fire chiefs say not all of the students in The Cube have been accounted for, following the devastating fire that consumed the accommodation hundreds of students called home. The fire service have just issued this statement... At 20.29 on November 15, 2019, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire at a 6-storey building on Bradshawgate, Bolton. British Red Cross volunteers have set up a rest centre at the local Travelodge. 'Our crews have done a fantastic job bringing this fire under control, in what have been very challenging circumstances'. We have asked all students to contact their colleagues who may be away for the weekend so we can keep them informed as to the situation. "But if it had gone up in the middle of the night everyone would have slept through the alarm. Six fire engines currently remain at the scene as firefighters tackle the last few pockets of fire. “Understandably people in high-rise buildings will be worried about the safety so we have advice on our website for Greater Manchester residents living in high-rise buildings. He said: "I really want to praise the actions of my firefighters and officers last night. Student safety must always be the first priority for accommodation providers and the government.”, This was shot by student Rafaela Nunes.

Assistant Chief Fire Officer Tony Hunter, said: “Our crews have done a fantastic job bringing this fire under control, in what have been very challenging circumstances. Residents of The Cube in Bolton are being asked to go to Orlando Village student accommodation and contact their loved ones to let them know they are safe. "We have also arranged to provide necessities such as toiletries for all students affected and are opening the University over the weekend so students can be supported. The Fire Service confirmed that the response is being scaled back as the fire has been brought under control. Commenting is not currently available, but don’t worry! The region's health lead Sir Richard Leese said there had been a huge rise in pressure on the entire system over the last seven days and conceded more elective surgery would soon have to be cancelled. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. “Greater Manchester has lost more than 600 firefighters since 2010 alone and, alarmingly, Andy Burnham is trying to cut another six fire engines, including one in Bolton. Professor George E Holmes DL, President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Bolton, said: “Supporting the welfare of our students is our number one priority and we have moved swiftly to assist in any way we can.