Incident directory

1970 - Heap Brow

17/05/1970

Country:

UK

  • Road Incidents

Severity:

Description

Date of event

17th May 1970.

Time of event

Unknown at this time.

Name of premises

Heap Brow.

Location

Bury Old Road, Heywood.

Service area

Lancashire County Fire Brigade (LCFB) now Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS).

Nature of incident

Road traffic collision (RTC).

Property type

Public highway.

Premises use

Public highway.

Construction type and materials

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy

Members of staff.

Fire source and location of fire

N/A.

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis.

A firefighter (Ff) died due to burn injuries sustained whilst trapped when an appliance overturned en-route to an incident and caught fire (House & Settle, 2016).

No further details are currently available.

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Unknown photographer, (1970). Appliance being recovered post incident. Image courtesy of Simon Ryan, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) Heritage and Education Centre.

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

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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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Lancashire Constabulary Incident Report/s

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North West 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)

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 Photographer. (1970). Appliance being recovered post incident. Image courtesy of Simon Ryan & Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service Heritage and Education Centre.

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

Service learning material

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Videos available

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