Incident directory

1949 - Unknown location, Halifax

27/06/1949

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

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IFE Commentary & lessons if applicable

None produced at this time.

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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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 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 and/or Related Government Correspondence

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

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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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Videos available

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