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North Lowestoft Fire Station, Lowestoft - Shouts in 2023

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 2023.

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incidents in 2024

DateTime of CallTime of ReturnAddressIncidentInitial AppliancesDescriptionBlog entry
13/09/202310:5211:58Bentley Drive, LowestoftRTCS16P3, S36R5Single vehicle RTC. Car into wall. B post removed and casualty extricated on long-board. My last shout after 21 years as an On Call firefighter. 
13/09/202305:2210:21Hall Road, Carlton Colville, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reported.S36P3, S36R5, S16P3All persons accounted for. Fire through roof of bungalow. 
12/09/202320:4620:47North Lowestoft Fire StationHAPPY RETIREMENT FF CARTER S16P3Message sent through from Control to acknowledge my retirement from Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service. 
12/09/202300:3300:41Whapload Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm. 
10/09/202318:2918:56Church Lane, CortonRTCS36R5, S16P3Single vehicle RTC. Car on side. No persons trapped. No action by Fire Service 
09/09/202315:0615:41Squires Walk, LowestoftHouse fireS36R5, S16P3Wooden conservatory smouldering. 1 HRJ. 
05/09/202312:4713:43Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the open.S16P3, S36P3
Additional appliances:
Unattended camp fire. Water backpacks in use.
03/09/202309:4510:33Links Road, LowestoftFire in the open.S16P3Unattended camp fire. Water backpack and buckets in use. 
02/09/202310:5511:31Waveney Crescent, LowestoftAssist AmbulanceS16P3Assist Ambulance to remove casualty from property to ambulance. 
02/09/202309:2910:55BungayChemical fireUnknownNorth Lowestoft called in on standby. 
31/08/202310:1610:33Edinburgh Road, LowestoftHouse fire.S36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen, out on arrival. PPV in use. 
29/08/202319:2419:46Beaconsfield Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36R5, S16P3Fire in kitchen, out on arrival. PPV in use. 
12/08/202320:5321:11Swonnells Walk, Oulton BroadBuilding fireS36R5, S16P3Small fire in kitchen, out on arrival. PPV in use. 
11/08/202312:5913:30Unknown*Standby at North Lowestoft. 
10/08/202320:4421:01Fillisters Mews, LowestoftSmoke in general direction of.S16P3False alarm, good intent. Controlled burning. 
09/08/202307:2007:40UnknownStandby at North Lowestoft.*No details available. 
31/07/202316:1217:14Hollydene Close, LowestoftHouse fire, make pumps 3 for BA.S36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Fire in integral garage, spreading to first floor bedroom. 4 BA, 2 HRJ, 1 main jet, PPV and TIC in use. One cat rescued by Fire Service. 
29/07/202323:3004:35Lowestoft Road, Reydon, SouthwoldStack, open ground * RELIEF *Various.No details available. 
25/07/202315:2615:58Marham Road, LowestoftGas leak in premises.S36P3, S16P3No details available. 
22/07/202309:3412:04Nelson Road South, Great YarmouthBuilding fire, make pumps 6.S36P3, S16P3, S36R5, N25P1, N68P1, N69P7Fire in derelict hotel. 
17/07/202321:4222:05Union Lane, Oulton, LowestoftCO alarmS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
16/07/202318:3719:45Waveney Drive, LowestoftBuilding fire. Make pumps 3 plus aerial.S36P3, S36R5, S16P3No details available. 
16/07/202300:1401:47Wherry Hotel, Oulton BroadWater rescue, person reported in waterS36P3, S36R5, S36T9, S16P3, S15P3, S02C9Search carried out. No casualties located. 
16/07/202300:0500:13Lakeside Rise, BlundestonAssist Ambulance.S16P3Stood down. Mobilised to next incident. 
10/07/202322:1602:00Carlton Marshes, North Cove.Water rescue.N69P3, S02C9, S03P3, S03T9, S36P3, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
10/07/202315:2016:07St. Peter's Street, LowestoftRTC, persons trapped.S36P3, S16P3Two persons released from car on its side. 
04/07/202320:3320:49Monckton Avenue, LowestoftFire in the open.S16P3Small fire. Out on arrival. 
02/07/202308:4008:49Corton Cliffs, Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the open.No details available. 
29/06/202316:5217:15Normanston Drive, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
28/06/202308:3108:35South Quay, great YarmouthLorry fire.N69P7, NGOR3, S16P3, S36P3Stood down, no longer required. 
27/06/202309:4710:20Holly Road, Oulton BroadAnimal in water / mudS16P3, S36P3, S36R5, S36T9One horse rescued from dyke by Fire Service. 
22/06/202303:3004:10Hamilton Road, LowestoftPerson in waterS16P3, S36P3, S36R5, S36T9, S02C9No details available. 
13/06/202318:3819:17Corton Cliffs, Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the open.S16P3, S36R5No details available. 
12/06/202310:4811:08Tunstall Drive, LowestoftBuilding fire, persons reported.S16P3, S36P3, S36R5False alarm. 
11/06/202310:0310:25Links Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Small camp fire, out on arrival. 
09/06/202311:5912:06Normanston Drive, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3Appliance returned to home station. 
01/06/202303:4704:17Volta Terrace, LowestoftGarage fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
30/05/202319:2819:34Whapload Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm. 
29/05/202315:2915:50The Lawns, Caister Road, Great YarmouthFlat fireS16P3, S36P3, N69P3No details available. Suffolk pumps returned before arrival at incident. 
29/05/202311:5412:20Hopton Holiday Village, NorfolkBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3, N68P1, N69P7, NGOR3No details available. 
26/05/202318:3520:52Spexhall Way, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reported.S16P3, S36P3, NGOR3, S36R5, N69P7Flat fire, 4 BA, 2 HRJ, PPV. One casualty rescued via short extension ladder by S16P3 crew 
22/05/202307:0807:53A47(N), Corton, LowestoftVehicle fire smallS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
21/05/202302:0603:09Lakeside Rise, Blundeston, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reported.S36P3, S16P3, S36R5False alarm. 
14/05/202320:5621:02Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm. 
09/05/202321:1421:45Pier Terrace, LowestoftBuilding fireS36R5, S16P3, N69A6 and support pumpFalse alarm. 
09/05/202320:0920:28St. Peter's Court, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm. 
07/05/202302:0803:08The Parklands, Carlton ColvilleHouse fireS36P3, S16P3, S36R5North Lowestoft returned to station as no longer required. Remained on standby. 
04/05/202317:4018:02Nicholas Everitts Park, Oulton BroadPersons in waterS16P3, S36P3, S36R5, S36T93 people in water. Rescued by passing boat. 
01/05/202304:3211:33Southwold HarbourSee previous incidentMobilised as relief crew. 
01/05/202301:0804:32Chip shop, Southwold HarbourBuilding fireS12P3, S36P3, S36R5 plus additional pumpsNorth Lowestoft called in on standby. 
30/04/202318:2018:59St. Peter's Court, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, malicious. 
30/04/202302:3803:04Marham Road, LowestoftCO alarm.S36P3, S16P3False alarm. 
26/04/202318:0418:47Stanford Street, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reported.S36P3, S16P3, S36R5Sofa on fire. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
25/04/202320:3200:02Waveney Drive, LowestoftBuilding fire, MPU3 plus aerialS36R5, S16P3, S11P2, N69A6, N69P7Fire in disused, single-storey building. 4 BA, 3 HRJ, 2 main jets in use. 
18/04/202321:5922:05Oulton Court, LowestoftUnidentified smellS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
13/04/202305:3606:38Star Hotel, Hall Quay, Great YarmouthBuilding fire, persons reported.N68P1, N69A6, N69P7, N71P8, NGOR3, S36P3, S16P3No details available. 
11/04/202300:4900:57Tunstall Drive, LowestoftAFA, smell of smokeS36P3, S16P3Confirmed false alarm. Stood down shortly after mobilising. 
05/04/202313:4014:02St. Margaret's Road, LowestoftLate fire callS16P3Inspection and advice given. 
03/04/202308:4414:10Rectory Lane, Worlingham, BecclesDerelict building fire - relief crew.S16P3Damping down. 
02/04/202318:0022:40Rectory Lane, Worlingham, BecclesDerelict building fireS15P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
S11P2, S36P3, S14P1 plus other reliefs
Fire in derelict Village Hall. Main jets and monitors in use. 
02/04/202317:5418:00Waveney Drive, LowestoftDerelict building fire. North Lowestoft called in on standby.S36P3, S36R5  
28/03/202321:0021:16Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm 
22/03/202302:2202:51Short Lane, Blundeston, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36R5False alarm. 
20/03/202319:1920:26Wissett Way, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P3Electrical fire in cupboard. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, 1 main jet and PPV in use. 
20/03/202308:3409:02Meadow Way, Carlton Colville, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3Single vehicle RTC. Car into garden wall. Returned, no longer required. 
18/03/202316:4317:11Waveney Drive, LowestoftDerelict building fireS36R5, S16P3, S11P2Out on arrival. Inspection only. 
17/03/202311:0311:15Minden Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm. 
17/03/202303:1506:29Rectory Lane, Worlingham, BecclesBuilding fireS15P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
S11P2, S36P3, S36R5, S14P1
Fire in disused Village Hall. 
14/03/202320:2021:20Old Lowestoft Road, near WorlinghamCaravan fireS15P3, S16P3One caravan well alight. 2 HRJ, 2 BA, 1 covering jet. North Lowestoft supplied Beccles with tank of water. 
13/03/202322:1323:16Golf Driving Range, Warren Road, Gorleston, NorfolkBuilding fire, MPU4N69P7, NGOR3, S16P3, S36P3Suffolk pumps supplied Norfolk with tanks of water. Not required for firefighting. 
13/03/202319:5920:30Tunstall Drive, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm. 
09/03/202308:1709:28Normanston Drive, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P32 vehicle RTC. Cutting gear used to remove doors and roof. One male casualty removed on long board into care of Ambulance Service. 
08/03/202309:3010:30Outside Bear & Bells PH, BecclesCar fireS36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
06/03/202322:1022:43Denmark Road, LowestoftGas leak.S36P3, S16P3No details available. 
02/03/202309:4010:15Stanford Street, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
01/03/202309:3711:07Star Hotel, Great YarmouthFire in derelict buildingS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
27/02/202316:4217:02UnknownUnknownS36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
25/02/202316:5717:07Peto Way, LowestoftCar fire following RTCS36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
21/02/202316:5517:10Copperfield Terrace, Blundeston, LowestoftUnknownS36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
11/02/202311:3211:52Fiske Gardens, LowestoftAFAS36P3
Additional appliances:
Confirmed fire. North Lowestoft mobilised. 
07/02/202301:5704:13Whapload Road, LowestoftMobile home fire.S36P3, S16P3Mobile home well alight. 4 BA, 2 HRJ, 1 main jet. 
30/01/202320:5321:16Whapload Road, LowestoftAFAS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
19/01/202316:2917:14Crome Walk, LowestoftGas leak.S36P3, S16P3Gas isolated, Ambulance Service treating casualty. Cadent requested. 
19/01/202315:4416:07Peterhouse Avenue, Gorleston, NorfolkHouse fireN27P7, N29P1, S16P3, S36P3Stop received en route to incident. Returned to home station. 
19/01/202313:2714:02Fiske Gardens, LowestoftAFA. Confirmed fire, make pumps 2.S36P3
Additional appliances:
Small fire in kitchen. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, 1 main jet, PPV in use. 
15/01/202321:2322:12Oxford Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in fuse box. 
14/01/202313:5014:30Notley Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S36R5No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
13/01/202323:0823:30Felixstowe DocksRescue from height.North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
01/01/202300:2100:34Rotterdam Road, LowestoftFire in the openS16P31 HRJ.