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2015 - Baku High Rise Fire (0 deaths)

10/04/2015

Country:

  • Building Fires

Severity:

Near miss

Description

Date of event

10th April 2015

Time of event

Unknown at this time (INITIAL CALL)

Name of premises

Unknown at this time.

Location

Baku, Azerbaijan.

Fire service area

Unknown at this time.

Nature of incident

Fire.

Property/premises/environment type

High rise.

Premises use

What appeared to be a dwelling.

Construction type and materials

Unknown at this time.

Occupancy

Assumed to be dwelling occupants.

Fire source and location of fire

Unknown at this time.

Synopsis

Brief Synopsis:

A high rise building with what appeared to be combustible external cladding caught fire in Baku, Azerbaijan on what is believed to be the 10th April 2015, just over a month before a similar fire killed circa 15 persons on the 15th April 2015 in the same city.

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

Photo 2

This image is believed to be from the same building as the video below. (Trend news agency, 2015).

Main findings, key lessons & areas for learning

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Government (agency and/or department) summary of main findings, conclusions, key lessons & recommendations

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Fire & Rescue Service 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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Local Police Service or Constabulary Incident Report/s

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Local Ambulance Service Incident Report

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Building Research Establishment (BRE) Reports/investigations/research

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Local Coroner’s report/s

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Other information sources

Trend news agency. (2015). Fire in residential building in Baku was extinguished (PHOTO, VIDEO). [online]. Available at http://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/society/2382508.html [Accessed 4th March 2017]. 

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Emergency service learning material

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Videos available

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Teymur Ismayilov. (2015). 1-st Fire of polyurethane facade at Baku, Azerbaijan. [online]. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnKiukWEI0A [Accessed 4th March 2017]. YouTube.

Trend news agency. (2015). Fire in residential building in Baku was extinguished (PHOTO, VIDEO). [online]. Available at http://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/society/2382508.html [Accessed 4th March 2017].

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