Incident directory

1978 - Burnley Fire Station

26/01/1978

Country:

UK

  • Building Fires

Severity:

Description

Date of event

26th January 1978.

Time of event

Unknown at this time.

Name of premises

Burnley Fire Station (old)

Location

Ormerod Road, Burnley, Lancashire.

Service area

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

Nature of incident

Illness on duty.

Property type

Fire station.

Premises use

Fire station.

Construction type and materials

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy

Firefighters.

Fire source and location of fire

N/A.

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis

A Sub Officer (SubO) was found dead in the fire station dormitory. It was believed by historical information received from the station that the SubO died in his sleep. The cause of death is unknown at present however it is believed that he died of natural causes (Bromwich, 2018).

It is not currently known what the cause of the stated death was e.g. if this was a heart attack or other cause of illness and subsequent death.

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.

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

Bromwich, S. (2018). Private communication with A, Course [email]. Facilitated by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS).

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.

Go back