Hero firefighter honoured after helping girl on roof of Wigan mill



A firefighter who talked down a suicidal teenager from the roof of a derelict Wigan mill has been saluted for his efforts.
Martin Pike, red watch crew manager at Wigan fire station, went to Pagefield Mill in Swinley to help a 15-year-old girl.
She was standing on the roof of the abandoned four-storey mill threatening to take her own life.
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Mr Pike went into the dangerous mill, which has been a hotspot for arson attacks and anti-social behaviour, and made his way up to the roof to speak to the distressed girl.
After 20 minutes, he... read more

 
12 February 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 27
Source: Wigan Today
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