Incident directory

1946 Halifax Unknown location

01/01/2025

Country:

UK

  • Road Incidents

Severity:

Description

Date of event:

27th June 1949.

Time of event:

Unknown at this time.

Name of premises:

Unknown at this time.

Location:

Halifax.

Service area:

Halifax County Borough Fire Brigade now West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS).

Nature of incident:

Road traffic collision (RTC).

Property type:

Public highway.

Premises use:

Public highway.

Construction type and materials:

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy:

Unknown at this time.

Fire source and location of fire:

Grass fire – unknown location.

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis:

A firefighter (Ff) died due to the injuries received following a collision between a fire appliance and a bus after skidding on steep descent. The Ff was driving the fire appliance and was en route to a grass fire on the outskirts of town. The bus driver also died (House & Settle et al, 2017 and Unknown author, 1949).

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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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IFE Commentary & lessons if applicable:

None produced at this time.

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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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West Yorkshire Police Incident Report/s:

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Yorkshire 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 regulation 28 notices:

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Other information sources:

House, A. & Settle, P. et al. (2017). 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. (1949). Two die in omnibus & fire tender crash. Fire. (August). Page 44.

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Service learning material.

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