Incident directory

1981 - Unknown Location, Stromeferry

01/03/1981

Country:

UK

  • Unknown Cause

Severity:

Description

Date and event

1st March 1981.   

Time of event

Unknown at this time.

Name of premise

Unknown at this time.

Location

Stromeferry, Ross-shire.

Service area

Northern Fire Brigade (NFB), renamed Highlands & Islands Fire Brigade (H&IFB) in 1983, now Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS).

Nature of incident

Fire in open.

Property type

Heathland.

Premise use

Heathland.

Construction type and materials

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy

Unknown at this time.

Fire source and location of fire

Unknown ignition at this time. Heath Fire.

Synopsis

Brief synopsis

On the 1st March 1981 a volunteer Firefighter (Ff) died from injuries sustained at a heath fire incident (House & Settle, 2016).

It is not currently fully understood what the nature of the injuries was at this time although Kirkwood, unknown date, refers to a heart attack.

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

Main findings, key lessons & areas for learning

Unknown at this time.

Fire and 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 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 and Safety Executive (HSE) Incident Report/s

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

Police Scotland Incident Report/s

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

Scottish Ambulance Service Incident Report

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

Building Research Establishment (BRE) Report/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

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.

Kirkwood, G. (unknown date). Highlands and Islands memorial page. [online]. Available at; http://graemekirkwood.co.uk/HI/Memorial/MacKenzie.htm [Accessed 14th April 2018].

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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