Incident directory

1946 - Dunfermline to Crossgates Road

04/01/1946

Country:

UK

Severity:

Description

Date of event

4th January 1946.

Time of event

Unknown at this time. (INITIAL CALL)

Name of premises

Dunfermline to Crossgates Road.

Location

Dunfermline, Scotland.

Service area

The National Fire Service (NFS) – Dunfermline, now The Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS).

Nature of incident

Road traffic collision (RTC).

Property type

Highway.

Premises use

Highway.

Construction type and materials

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy

Members of public.

Fire source and location of fire

N/A

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis

A leading firefighter (LFf) was seriously injured due to a fall from an appliance when it was struck by high winds. The LFf died from his injuries on the 5th January 1946 (House & Settle, 2016). ‘The gale ripped the canopy from the vehicle and blew’ the ‘Leading-fireman into the roadway’ (Unknown author, 1946).

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Main findings, key lessons & areas for learning

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Fire & Rescue Service summary of main findings, conclusions, key lessons & recommendations

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FBU summary of main findings, conclusions, key lessons & recommendations

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Other report summary of main findings, conclusions, key lessons &recommendations

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IFE Commentary & lessons if applicable

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Known available source documents

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FRS Incident Report/s

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FBU Incident Report/s

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Health & Safety Executive (HSE) Incident Report/s and/or improvement notices

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Police Scotland Incident Report/s

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The Scottish Ambulance Service Incident Report

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Building Research Establishment (BRE) Reports/investigations/research

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Coroner’s report/s and/or Rule 43 and/or Regulation 28 Notices etc

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Dear Chief Officer Letters (DCOL), FRS Circulars, FRS Notices and/or Bulletins etc

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Notifications from National Operational Learning User Group (NOLUG) and/or Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP)

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Other information sources

House, A. & Settle, P. et al. (2016). The firefighter memorial trust book of remembrance [online]. Available at. http://www.theonlinebookcompany.com/OnlineBooks/FirefighterMemorialTrust/Content/Filler [Accessed 20th September 2017]. The Firefighters Memorial Trust.

Note. With the above source reference, it is not currently possible to link directly to the relevant page of the memorial book.

Unknown author. (1946). Killed by gale. Fire. (March). Page 162.

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Service learning material

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