Incident directory

1957 - Garscadden Road, Drumchapel

22/05/1957

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Description

Date of event

22nd May 1957.

Time of event

Unknown at this time.

Name of premises

Garscadden Road, near Drumchapel.

Location

Garscadden Road, Drumchapel, Scotland.

Service area

Central Fire Brigade (CFB), now The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).

Nature of incident

Road traffic collision (RTC) en-route to chimney fire.

Property type

Unknown at this time.

Premises use

Unknown at this time.

Construction type and materials

Asphalt highway surface.

Occupancy

Highway users.

Fire source and location of fire

Unknown at this time.

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis

On the 22nd May 1957 a Sub Officer (SubO) was killed when the appliance he was travelling in, on the way to a chimney fire, skidded on a sharp bend in the road and collided with a lamp standard. The diver was also injured (House & Settle et al, 2017, Unknown author, 1957 and Unknown author 2, 1957).

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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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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. (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. (1957). Water tender overturns: fireman killed. Fire. (August). Page 157.

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Unknown author. (1957). Fireman killed in road skid. The Greenock Telegraph. (23rd May). Page 1. Via Kirkwood, G. (2018). Strathclyde Memorial Page. [Online]. Available at. http://www.graemekirkwood.co.uk/SFB/Memorial/White.htm [Accessed 8th April 2018].

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Service learning material

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Videos available

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