Incident directory

1950 - Unknown Garage Fire, Accrington

21/05/1950

Country:

UK

  • Illness

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Description

Date of event

21st May 1950.

Time of event

Unknown at this time. (INITIAL CALL)

Name of premises

Unknown at this time.

Location

Unknown at this time.

Service area

Believed to be Blackburn Fire Brigade (BFB), now Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS).

Nature of incident

Fire & Illness on duty.

Property type

Garage.

Premises use

Automotive servicing and repair.

Construction type and materials

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy

Unknown at this time.

Fire source and location of fire

Unknown at this time.

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis

On the 21st May 1950 a Station Officer (StnO) collapsed and died at a fire (House & Settle et al, 2017).

It is not currently known if this was a heart attack or other cause of illness. It was also understood via anecdotal conversation with a LFRS source, but not confirmed, that smoke inhalation may have played a part (Unreferenced anecdotal source).

Further information hoping to be identified and still to be located.

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

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

FBU Incident Report/s

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

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

Lancashire Constabulary Incident Report/s

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

North West Ambulance Service Incident Report

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

Building Research Establishment (BRE) Reports/investigations/research

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

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

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

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

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

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

No information identified to date and/or still to be located.

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.

Further information hoping to be identified and still to be located.

Service learning material

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Videos available

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