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North Lowestoft Fire Station, Lowestoft - Shouts in 2017


The information provided here gives a brief description of shouts received by the on call firefighters at North Lowestoft Fire Station in Lowestoft, Suffolk during 2017.

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incidents in 2017

DateTime of CallTime of ReturnAddressIncidentInitial AppliancesDescriptionBlog entry
22/11/201701:1404:24Church Road, Kessingland, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S11P1
Additional appliances:
S36R5, S16P3
Fire in cafe. North Lowestoft brought in on standby on MPU3. Ordered on for the MPU4. 
20/11/201700:4201:30Spexhall Way, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS16P3, S36P3, S36R5No details available. Out on arrival. 
17/11/201707:3708:10Pakefield Road, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36R5, S16P3Fire in doorway, ! HRJ, 2 BA. 1 casualty treated for smoke inhalation. 
17/11/201705:3706:10Francis Road, KessinglandFireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
15/11/201723:1723:35Gun Lane, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16PŁFalse alarm. 
08/11/201714:4218:00Ellough, BecclesEntrapmentS36P3, S36R5No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby to cover town. 
01/11/201722:4223:15London Road South, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36R5, S16P3No details available. 
31/10/201722:1523:02Hall Road, Oulton BroadFire in the openS36P3
Additional appliances:
Make pumps 2 for personnel. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
30/10/201711:2512:05London Road, KessinglandVehicle fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
30/10/201708:3810:00Friars Lane, Great YarmouthUnknownS16P3, S36P3Make pumps 4. Fire to rear of Great Yarmouth Fire Station. 
24/10/201715:3616:30Fisher Row, Oulton Broad, LowestoftFireS16P3No details available. 
17/10/201715:0515:45Barnby Bends, A146RTCS36R5, S36P3, S15P3No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
10/10/201712:1312:50James Paget Hospital, GorlestonSmell of smokeGorleston, Yarmouth, S36P3, S16P3Smell of smoke. 
08/10/201711:3712:15Raglan Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Access gained to property. Small fire on cooker. 
08/10/201709:5310:25Gorse Green, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
03/10/201720:4221:05Normanston Drive, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Small fire on pathway - old railway line. Buckets of water. 
03/10/201719:5820:20Stanley Street, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Small fire in alleyway. Buckets of water. 
01/10/201709:5810:29GislehamAFAS16P3No details available. 
29/09/201713:2215:25Somerleyton Road, BlundestonRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3RTC involving one vehicle. 2 people released by Fire Service. 
28/09/201700:2300:53KessinglandGas leakS36P3, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
23/09/201708:2608:40Stanley Street, LowestoftFire in alleywayS16P3Returned to home station as S36P3 had been sent on from previous incident. 
17/09/201713:2613:45Stanford Street, Lowestoft FireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
15/09/201722:0222:25Blackheath Road, Lowestoft RTCS36R5, S16P3, GorlestonStop received. Returned to home station after refuelling at Lowestoft South. 
15/09/201701:2201:45Dukes Head Street, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
14/09/201706:1706:45High Street, LowestoftAFA, smell of smokeS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
11/09/201712:4313:50High Street, LowestoftRoof fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
S36R5, S01A6
Fire in roof of three storey property. ! HRJ, working at height kit, small gear and TIC in use. ALP not required. 
08/09/201713:2314:20James Paget Hospital, GorlestonSmell of smokeGorleston, Yarmouth, S36P3, S16P3No details available 
07/09/201717:3418:15Gorleston Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3No details available. 
05/09/201710:0610:35Lowestoft Hospital, Tennyson Road, LowestoftFire in derelict buildingS36P3, S16P3Light fitting. Inspection only. 
02/09/201719:4120:05Beccles Road, LowestoftFireS16P3No details available. 
02/09/201718:3419:15Patricia Close, Oulton Broad, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
31/08/201711:5012:50Stephenson Close, Great YarmouthFlat fireGreat Yarmouth, Gorleston, S36P3, S16P3Flat fire, no details available. North Lowestoft mobilised with Lowestoft South as support for BA 
29/08/201709:5811:02Stanley Street, LowestoftShed fireS36P33 sheds alight. HRJ in use. North Lowestoft on standby. 
29/08/201700:0601:50Dove Street, LowestoftBin fireS16P3One wheelie bin. HRJ used. Crew then kept on standby at North Lowestoft due to another incident off Victoria Road. 
28/08/201711:3412:55A47RTCS16P3, S36R5, 36P3RTC 
25/08/201712:5213:15Ashby Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in cooker, door jammed. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
23/08/201704:1604:25Copper Beech Drive, Lowestoft House fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36R5False alarm. Crews returned to home stations. 
20/08/201722:3402:00SomerleytonFire in the openS36P3
Additional appliances:
Make pumps 2 for fire in the open. 
16/08/201709:3410:00Market Lane, BlundestonFireS36P3, 2 x Norfolk PumpsNorth Lowestoft called in on standby. 
14/08/201712:4712:58Mutford Road, MutfordGrass fireS36P3, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. Controlled burning. 
14/08/201710:3210:50High Grove, LowestoftCo-respondingS36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
09/08/201713:4814:30Townsend Way, LowestoftSmell of gas in houseS36P3, S16P3Crews investigating. National Grid in attendance. 
06/08/201705:3006:40Longfield Way, LowestoftShed fireS36P3
Additional appliances:
Make pumps 2 for shed fire. Two large sheds well alight. 2 HRJ, TIC and small gear in use. 
04/08/201708:4709:53Bascule Bridge (A12 / A47), LowestoftWater rescueS16P3, S36R8, S36T9, S36P3Three men in water rescued by Lifeboat. Multi-agency response with Police, Ambulance, RNLI Lifeboat, RNLI Lifeguard and Coastguard. 
01/08/201707:0910:10Rigbourne Hill, BecclesHouse fire, persons reportedS15P3, S36P3, S36R5, LoddonNo details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby to cover town. 
28/07/201723:1523:50Tower Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P3Single vehicle RTC. Car into lamp post. Cutting gear used. One casualty left in care of Ambulance Service. 
26/07/201722:1523:30B1357, junction with Blundeston RoadRTC, person trappedS36R5, S16P3, S36P32 vehicle RTC. 
25/07/201715:4516:00Bridge Road, Oulton Broad, LowestoftFire in derelict buildingS36P3, S16P3Small fire. Buckets in use. 
22/07/201700:0100:30Wellington Esplanade, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
20/07/201713:0213:30Lansdowne Road, LowestoftRoof fireS36R5, S16P3Toaster fire not roof fire... No action by Fire Service. 
20/07/201712:2213:01Winnipeg Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Oven left on in locked house. Access gained by firefighter through upstairs bathroom window. 2 BA used to ventilate. PPV used. 
17/07/201710:0310:25Arnold Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in grill pan. One bucket of water. 
16/07/201721:5922:25Middleton Place, LowestoftSmell of smokeS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. Smoke from neighbours BBQ. 
16/07/201716:1217:45Pleasurewood Hills, Leisure Way, LowestoftPerson trapped on rollercoasterS36R5, S36P3, S06P3, Yarmouth ALP and pumpMale casualty rescued from rollercoaster. 
10/07/201708:5409:25High Street, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen. 
09/07/201716:5118:30Jay Lane, Lound, LowestoftFire - standing cropS36P3, S16P3 and Yarmouth pumpsNo details available 
06/07/201711:0911:15Market Place, Great YarmouthBuilding fireGOR5, S16P3Not required, stood down before leaving Suffolk. 
06/07/201710:1511:09Kessingland BeachHazMatS36P3, S36R5, S09P5, S15P3, S15C9No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
03/07/201715:5317:40Slater's Pit, Walbersick Walk, Lowestoft Water rescueS36R8, S36P3, S16P3Search for female seen in large overgrown pond. SRT team deployed plus 4 firefighters in flood suits. Area searched by boat and on foot, no casualty found. Air Ambulance in attendance. 
02/07/201702:1802:55High Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in stairwell. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, PPV in use. 
01/07/201712:1013:55London Road, Pakefield, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S36R3, S16P3Two vehicle RTC. Roof removed from one car and casualty removed. 
26/06/201701:1203:30Stanley Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
S36R5, Gorleston pump
Made Persons Reported as booking mobile. Two people rescued by Fire Service. 
21/06/201720:1721:35Brook Marine yard, LowestoftControlled burningS36P3, S36R5Fire spreading towards other property. Water shuttle in use. 
21/06/201707:3207:55Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Small fire, water baclpack in use. 
19/06/201709:5710:43UnknownUnknownNorth Lowestoft on standby. 
03/06/201712:4214:10Holton, HalesworthChemical incident***North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
30/05/201711:0411:20Cathcart Street, LowestoftBin fireS36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
18/05/201718:4519:15Bond's Meadow, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Area searched, no fire found. 
16/05/201715:5516:30Lowlands Close, KessinglandRTC, car into houseS36R5, S36P3, S16P3Car rolled into front of house. No action by Fire Service. 
13/05/201713:2915:15Southwold Common, SouthwoldFire in the openS12P3, S36P3, S36R5, S13P3, S09W7North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
11/05/201719:1420:00Carlton Colville, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3, S36R5No details available. 
11/05/201719:0319:13Denmark RoadAFAS16P3No details available. 
11/05/201711:1619:09Southwold Common, SouthwoldFire in the openS16P3Relief crew. 
10/05/201720:3621:10Whapload Road, LowestoftFireS36R5, S16P3Corrected address: Kendal Road, Lowestoft. No further details available. 
08/05/201713:2923:00Southwold Common, SouthwoldFire in the openS16P3Relief crew. 
08/05/201711:0311:25Rosewood, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36R5, S16P3False alarm. 
08/05/201715:0800:02York Road, SouthwoldFire in the open - make pumps 8S11P1, S13P3, S36P3, S36R5, S09R5, S30T9, S15P3, S15C9Large area of gorse and heath well alight. Water carrier and pumps used to resupply base pumps. For some strange reason Salvation Army Emergency Response Vehicle to feed firefighters was declined. 
07/05/201714:2915:08Standby at North LowestoftFire in the open in Southwold*North Lowestoft on standby for a MP6 plus Unimog and water carrier near Southwold Golf Club. 
24/04/201718:3118:45Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
23/04/201701:2402:20Marsh Road, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft Boat fireS36P3, S16P3, S36R8Water rescue stood down and S36R5 mobilised instead. 2 HRJ used to fight fire on a 6m boat. North Lowestoft on standby covering town. 
20/04/201704:3005:28Whapload Road, LowestoftChemical incidentS36P3
Additional appliances:
S36R5, S10P1, S09P5, S04P3, S04X1, S02P3, S02C9
Chemical leak. 4 BA plus onsite specialists wearing BA. 1 HRJ. Leak isolated. North Lowestoft on standby to cover Lowestoft. 
16/04/201710:1510:58Corton Road, Lowestoft Fire in the openS36P3, S16P3, S36T9Hotspots from previous incidents. 
15/04/201719:4320:02Corton Road, Lowestoft Fire in the openS36P3, S16P3Small fire in undergrowth. 1 HRJ in use. 
14/04/201722:5623:23The Ravine, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen. Out on arrival. Inspection only. 
14/04/201718:0920:15Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3
Additional appliances:
S16P3, S36R5, S36T9
Approx. 200m2 of undergrowth alight. 2 extended hosereels in use plus Unimog. 
13/04/201713:0814:01Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Approx. 20m2 of gorse and undergrowth alight. 1 extended hose reel in use. 
12/04/201719:0819:40SouthwoldHazardous materials incidentS36P3, S36R5Lowestoft South appliances mobilised, North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
11/04/201712:3913:25Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Small fire in area of previous incident. Water backpacks in use. 
07/04/201708:1508:22Commercial Road, LowestoftSmell of burningS36P3, S16P3Inspection only. Returned to home station. 
06/04/201718:5719:10Stanley Street, LowestoftFire in derelict buildingS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Smoke from fish smokehouse. 
04/04/201719:1519:30North Quay Retail Park, LowestoftAFAS16P3False Alarm Equipment 
30/03/201716:1117:25A47 Northbound, near LoundRTCS16P3, S36R5, S36P3
Additional appliances:
Yarmouth pump and rescue tender
One casualty trapped. Roof removed and extricated. S36P3 proceeded to house fire. 
27/03/201705:5106:10Peto Way, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
25/03/201717:2818:25Oulton Road, LowestoftRTC, person trappedS16P3, S36R5, S36P33 vehicle RTC. Hydraulic cutting gear used to remove roof from one car. One casualty removed on long board. 
22/03/201705:3405:41Whapload Road, LowestoftAFAS36P3, S16P3Confirmed false alarm. Stood down. 
16/03/201715:5816:34Tom Crisp Way, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P32 vehicle RTC. Roof removed from one vehicle and casualty removed on long board. 
12/03/201701:0601:30The Venlaw, LowestoftAFA, smoke seenS36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
09/03/201717:3117:55Tonning Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire on cooker. Out on arrival. Inspection only. 
28/02/201722:5323:05Park Road, LowestoftAbandoned callS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen, out on arrival. Inspection only. 
22/02/201709:4410:08Yarmouth Road, LowestoftKitchen fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
22/02/201703:2009:15Low Road, MettinghamFire in derelict buildingS36P3, S16P3Mobilised as relief crews for 0400. No other details available. 
17/02/201723:2123:45Hollingsworth Road, Lowestoft Flat fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
15/02/201719:5701:30Kelsale Hall, KelsaleBuilding fire, make pumps 12*
Additional appliances:
Make pumps 12
Building fully involved in fire. 4 main jets, 3 HRJ in use. 2 ALP and water relay in use. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
14/02/201717:1017:30Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Alarm caused by cooking. 
12/02/201712:1012:35Raglan Street, LowestoftGas in houseS16P3, S36P3Gas in house. Ambulance Service isolated gas before arrival of Fire Service. On casualty in care of Ambulance Service. 
12/02/201701:5603:15Spexhall Way, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36R5No details available. 
11/02/201723:2523:50Bridge Road, Oulton BroadAFA, with smoke.S36P3, S16P3No details available. 
11/02/201715:5016:30The Marina, LowestoftFireS36R5, S16P3Fire in back yard of shop. Believed to have been started deliberately. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
10/02/201718:2919:30Oulton Steet, Oulton, Lowestoft RTC, person trappedS16P3, S36R5, S36P3Single vehicle RTC. Car on side, driver trapped. Hydraulic cutting gear used to create roof flap. Casualty in care of Ambulance Service. 
09/02/201717:2917:55Walberswick Way, Lowestoft Building fire, smoke in buildingS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. 
09/02/201709:4013:50Whapload Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
S36R5, S11P1, S15P3, S15C9, Gorleston and Great Yarmouth pumps
Make pumps 6. Fire in vehicle workshop. One vehicle well alight. 8 BA, 2 main jets, 1 HRJ, TIC and PPV in use. 
05/02/201716:2616:52Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftBuilding fire, persons reportedS16P3, S36P3, S36R5Small fire in stairwell. Out on arrival. 
29/01/201710:2210:54Priory Road, WrenthamRTCS11P1, S36R5, S36P32 vehicle RTC. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
28/01/201719:4820:30Harbour Road, Oulton BroadVehicle fireS36P3, S16P3Van and trailer well alight. 2 BA, 2 HRJ in use. 
24/01/201712:1313:32Ashmans Road, BecclesRTCS36R5, S15P3, S36P32 vehicle RTC. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
23/01/201716:3117:00Whapload Road, LowestoftRoof fireS36P3, S16P3, YAR5, YAR6False alarm, good intent. Small fire, out on arrival. No action by Fire Service. 
19/01/201713:1614:15Bridge Road, Oulton BroadChimney fireS36R5, S16P3No details available. 
19/01/201702:5904:30Norwich Road, Lowestoft Building fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
18/01/201722:4423:02Kent Road, Lowestoft House fireS36P3, S16P3 False alarm, good intent. 
15/01/201715:3515:54Victoria Terrace, Marine Parade, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3 False alarm, fumes from cooking. 
13/01/201718:0000:01North Lowestoft Fire StationStandby - floodingS16P3, S36R8
Additional appliances:
S35P5, Hampshire WRU and CSU
North Lowestoft and water rescue from Lowestoft South on standby to provide cover for any flood related incidents. Joined by WRU and CSU from Hampshire. Newmarket on station to provide cover for fire calls.View blog
13/01/201708:0012:00North Lowestoft Fire StationStandby - floodingS16P3, S36R8North Lowestoft and water rescue from Lowestoft South on standby to provide cover for any flood related incidents. 
12/01/201717:5518:15Whapload Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3 Called in on standby then mobilised to AFA at 18:01. Confirmed false alarm. 
11/01/201717:0217:34Union Lane, OultonSmoke in buildingS36P3, S16P3 False alarm, malicious. 
09/01/201719:1919:50London Road South, Lowestoft RTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3One casualty medically trapped. Tirfor winch used. 
06/01/201723:1001:00Pier Terrace, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
S36R5, Yarmouth pump
Fire in first floor bedroom. Persons reported, make pumps 4. Main jet, HRJ, 4 BA. All persons accounted for. 
06/01/201710:3311:00Standby at North LowestoftCo-respondingS36P3, S36R5Both Lowestoft South pumps mobilised to separate co-responding incidents. North Lowestoft called in on standby 
05/01/201706:1006:22Market Lane, BlundestonRTC, car in ditchS36R5, S16P3, Gorleston 5Stop received en route. Returned to home station. 
04/01/201717:2918:02Whapload Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3Fire Service assisted Ambulance Service to transfer casualty to ambulance. 
01/01/201700:0401:30Links Road, LowestoftWater rescueS16P3, S36R8, S36R5One casualty rescued by Fire Service and placed in care of Ambulance Service. Basket stretcher and lighting in use. Multi-agency response including Police.