Timeline of attack response

22.30 Ariana Grande finishes her show at the Manchester Arena.

22.31 GMP receives its first 999 call from a member of the public.

22.32 The first emergency responder, BTP police constable (PC) Jessica Bullough, enters the City Room, where the bomb has exploded.

22.42 First GMP firearms officers enter the City Room.

22.45 NWAS declares a major incident.

22.53 NWAS advanced paramedic Patrick Ennis first enters the City Room.

22.57 Saffie‐Rose Roussos carried out of the City Room on a makeshift stretcher.

23.15 Two more paramedics, Christopher Hargreaves and Lea Vaughan, enter the City Room. There are never more than three paramedics there on the night.

23.17 Atkinson carried out of the City Room on a makeshift stretcher. Ambulance carrying Saffie-Rose leaves for hospital.

23.24 Atkinson arrives at the casualty clearing station.

23.40 Saffie-Rose declared dead at Manchester children’s hospital.

23.47 BTP PC Philip Healy and a police sniffer dog, Mojo, enter the City Room and determine there is no secondary explosive device.

23.50 Atkinson placed into NWAS ambulance, which leaves 10 minutes later.

00.06 NWAS ambulance carrying Atkinson arrives at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

00.24 Atkinson declared dead.

00.36 First GMFRS fire appliance arrives at the Arena complex.

00.57 GMP declares a major incident.

02.50 The last casualties are transported from the casualty clearing station to hospital by ambulance.

Key

British Transport Police (BTP)
Greater Manchester police (GMP)
Greater Manchester fire and rescue service (GMFRS)
North West Fire Control (NWFC)
North West ambulance service (NWAS)
Emergency Training UK (ETUK)

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