Incident directory

1969 - Southern Television Studios

01/11/1969

Country:

UK

  • Illness

Severity:

Description

Date of event

1st November 1969.

Time of event

Unknown at this time. (INITIAL CALL)

Name of premises

Southern Television Studios (STV).

Location

Northam, Southampton.

Service area

Southampton Fire Brigade (SFB), now Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS).

Nature of incident

Fire – Illness on duty.

Property type

Unknown at this time.

Premises use

Television Studios.

Construction type and materials

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy

Members of staff.

Fire source and location of fire

Unknown at this time.

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis

A Sub Officer (SubO) collapsed while working on a flat roof on the first floor of Southern Television Studios during a fire. The SubO was lowered to the ground and first aid was applied but he did not regain consciousness. It is not currently known what the cause of the stated cardiac arrest was e.g. if this was a heart attack or other cause of illness and subsequent death. A total of 6 pumps and a Turntable Ladder (TL) attended the incident (Unknown author, 1969).

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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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Hampshire Constabulary Incident Report/s

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South Central 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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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.

Tanner, A. C. (1969). Two sub officers die in Glasgow and Southampton. Fire. (December). Page 348.

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Service learning material

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Videos available

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