Incident directory

1954 - Unknown Factory, Harlow

05/11/1954

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  • Building Fires

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Description

Date of event

5th November 1954.

Time of event

Unknown at this time.

Name of premises

Factory.

Location

Harlow, Essex.

Service area

Essex Fire Brigade (EFB) now Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS).

Nature of incident

Fire - Illness on duty.

Property type

Factory.

Premises use

Commercial used as a cabinet makers.

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

A firefighter collapsed and died at a factory fire in Harlow (House & Settle, 2016 and Unknown author, 1954).

It is not currently known what the exact mechanism of injury/medical condition was, e.g. heart attack or other cause.

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

Main findings, key lessons & areas for learning

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

IFE Commentary & lessons if applicable

None produced at this time.

Known available source documents

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

FRS Incident Report/s

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

FBU Incident Report/s

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

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

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

Essex Police Incident Report/s

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

East of England 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. (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. (1954). Part-timer dies on the fire ground. Fire. (January). Page 165.

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

Service learning material.

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

Videos available.

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

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