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North Lowestoft Fire Station, Lowestoft - Shouts in 2013

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 2013.

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incidents in 2013

DateTime of CallTime of ReturnAddressIncidentInitial AppliancesDescriptionBlog entry
24/12/201316:2316:45Gorleston Road, LowestoftKitchen fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in grill. Out on arrival. Inspection only. 
22/12/201310:4911:00Standby at North LowestoftHorse in ditch***No details available 
07/12/201310:3812:25Station Square, LowestoftPumping out premisesS36P3
Additional appliances:
Make pumps 2 for manpower. Pumping out flooded basements. 
07/12/201310:1910:35Sea Lake Road, Oulton BroadAFAS16P3False alarm. 
05/12/201323:4000:20Bevan Street East, LowestoftFlat fire caused by water in electricsS16P3, S11P1
Additional appliances:
Small fire in fuse box, 3 persons led to safety by fire crew wearing flood suits. Inspection only. 
05/12/201318:0002:05North Lowestoft Fire Station - standbyTidal surge, flooding imminentS16P3Standby at North Lowestoft for tidal surge. Joined on station by Wrentham, 2 water rescue crews from Bury St. Edmunds, 2 officers, 1 Flood Rescue Subject Matter Adviser from London Fire Brigade, 4x4 Response 
02/12/201320:0220:20Wollaston Road, LowestoftBin fire - against buildingS36P3, S16P3Extinguished with 1 HRJ. 
29/11/201308:0408:30Peddar's Way, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
28/11/201311:1911:50Dukes Head Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in shower of ground floor flat. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. Ambulance requested for one male casualty with smoke inhalation. 
25/11/201319:0519:35Raglan Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in lounge. 
20/11/201319:0519:15Morrisons, North Quay Retail Park, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm caused by steam from dishwasher. 
20/11/201318:4019:05Katwijk Way, LowestoftSmoke from buildingS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Smoke from fish smokehouse. 
11/11/201322:2622:35May Road, LowestoftHouse FireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, malicious. 
05/11/201308:4009:10Waveney Road, LowestoftAFA, smell of burningS36P3, S16P3Fire in fuse box. Out on arrival. Inspection only. 
02/11/201313:2013:58Orchard Close, Blundeston, LowestoftKitchen fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in dishwasher, out on arrival. 
29/10/201320:5521:10High Street, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
29/10/201317:3518:00Waveney River Centre, Burgh St.PeterMissing canoeistS16P3Mobilised to transport CC Buck to Lowestoft South to get water rescue boat. Then tasked to proceed to incident. Stood down en route. 
27/10/201319:2021:25*** Standby at North Lowestoft ***Multi-pump fire in SouthwoldStandbyCovering town as all Lowestoft South appliances mobilised to Ferry Road, Southwold. 
26/10/201318:4019:20Crown Meadow Walk, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Building fire, became Persons Reported before mobilising. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, all persons accounted for. 2 parakeets rescued by Fire Service. 
19/10/201318:1118:25Fremantle Road, LowestoftGas leakS16P3, S36P3Gas isolated, engineer called. 
18/10/201320:5521:12High Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3, Yarmouth HPSmall fire in kitchen out on arrival. 
13/10/201312:1812:25Romany Road, Oulton Broad, LowestoftCaravan fireS36P3, S16P3No longer required. Returned to home station. 
04/10/201300:5102:20Roman Road, LowestoftBedroom fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in first floor bedroom. 1 HRJ, 4 BA. Two male occupants treated for smoke inhalation. 
29/09/201317:3918:03May Road, LowestoftHouse FireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, malicious. 
29/09/201315:2816:25Standby at North LowestoftSpecial serviceS36P3No details available 
26/09/201312:4113:55Commercial Road, LowestoftShip fireS36P3, S16P3, S36R5, S11P3, S15C9, S15P3, Yarmouth HP, Yarmouth support pumpSmall fire in store room, extinguished by crew. Inspection only. One male casualty treated by Fire Service for smoke inhalation before being transferred to care of Ambulance Service. 
08/09/201307:5408:31Seago Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
27/08/201321:0721:25Love Road, LowestoftSmoke seenS16P3Controlled burning. 
24/08/201300:4501:10Ashley Downs, LowestoftOverheating deep fat fryerS36P3, S16P3No action required by Fire Service. 
09/08/201321:2922:21Pakefield, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36R5, S16P3Fire in single storey dwelling. 2BA, 1 HRJ. Unfortunately the occupier was found deceased. Investigations by SFRS and Suffolk Police are ongoing. 
07/08/201318:2419:20Park Road, LowestoftFire in the open. Makes Pumps 2S36P3
Additional appliances:
Shed fire in enclosed area. 1 HRJ, 1 45mm jet, 2 BA. Fire of suspicious origin. 
04/08/201316:2416:55The Street, BlundestonShed fireS16P3, Yarmouth 4One wheelie bin, out on arrival. Inspection only. 
03/08/201302:3002:55May Road, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P4False alarm, malicious. 
02/08/201303:4605:00Fish Market, Battery Green Road, LowestoftMan trapped beneath overturned forkliftS36R5, S16P3, S36P3Male casualty released by Fire Service and conveyed to hospital by Ambulance Service. 
26/07/201311:5214:00Beresford Road, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P1
Additional appliances:
Fire on ground floor, building heavily smokelogged. Possible persons reported. 4 BA, 2 HRJ, TIC in use. Fire extinguished and property searched. Property ventilated. All persons accounted for. 
18/07/201319:3120:17Slugs Lane, Somerleyton, LowestoftChimney FireS16P3Inspection only. TIC in use. 
10/07/201310:2610:42Bonds Meadow, LowestoftGas leakS16P3No details available. 
03/07/201317:2117:50Spexhall Way, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Chip pan fire. Out on arrival. 
03/07/201312:0213:00No address - Oulton Broad areaFire seenS16P3Reports of fire seen. Initially sent to Elmhurst Close, then sent on to Broadlands Holiday Park. No sign of fire. Returned to home station but proceeded to slipway in Oulton Broad. Smoke seen at far end of Broad. Pump moved again and crews investigated on foot. One controlled bonfire found on Boathouse Lane. 
02/07/201310:4211:15Crown Street East, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, TIC in use. 
29/06/201314:4015:10Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAStandbyCalled in on standby. 
25/06/201312:0912:20Elm Tree Middle School***StandbyCalled in on standby. 
10/06/201322:3823:05Pinbush Road, LowestoftSmoke seenS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
08/06/201300:2900:52Harbour Road, Oulton BroadEmbankment fireS16P3No details available. 
27/05/201308:1814:20Oak Farm, Church Street, WorlingworthThatch FireStradbroke, Framlingham, Debenham, Ipswich East plus TL, water carrier from Leiston and CSV plus sup
Additional appliances:
Various relief crews from Suffolk and Norfol
Mobilised as relief crew for 0900. Supplied water to Norfolk aerial and used 1 HRJ in kitchen area to extinguish last remains of smouldering debris. 
26/05/201318:2618:40Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
20/05/201310:3211:05Tedder Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3, S36P4No details available. 
13/05/201318:5419:08Yarmouth Road, LowestoftDishwasher blownS36P3, S16P3Out on arrival, inspection only. 
12/05/201314:2616:10Market Lane, Somerleyton, LowestoftBales of straw on fireS36P3, S16P3Approx. 50 tons of baled straw on fire. 2 HRJ and cromes in use. Farmer using Teleporter to move bales. S16P3 used as water shuttle. 
12/05/201311:1711:24Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS36P3
Additional appliances:
North Lowestoft alerted as S36P3 got a 'bridger'. Stood down before mobilising as S36P3 had booked in attendance. 
09/05/201319:2520:15Fire Lane, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Fire at foot of stairs to first floor flat. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
07/05/201315:5716:10Wollaston Road, LowestoftGas leakS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
06/05/201320:2721:05Corton Road, LowestoftWoodland fireS36P3, S16P3Small bonfire, out on arrival. 
06/05/201318:0118:27Hollingsworth Road, LOwestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
06/05/201313:0013:27Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
01/05/201314:2815:40Gunton Cliff, LowestoftUndergrowth fireS36P3
Additional appliances:
Make Pumps 2. Fire in undergrowth on steep cliff. 3 HRJ. Deliberate ignition. 
29/04/201317:3918:00Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
29/04/201307:4308:30Stanford Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in kitchen of mid-terraced property. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
28/04/201314:4014:45A12, Corton, LowestoftCar fireS36P3, S16P3Confirmed false alarm. Stood down before mobilising. 
24/04/201315:5317:10Corton Road, LowestoftGrass fireS36P3
Additional appliances:
S16P3, S36P4
Fire on Corton Cliffs. Make Pumps 2 (S16P3), then Make Pumps 3 (S36P4). Water supply supplemented from hydrant. 
23/04/201320:5521:45Avondale Road, LowestoftKitchen FireS16P3, S36P3Small fire on cooker. 2 BA, 1 HRJ and TIC in use. 
23/04/201319:4920:15Burton Street, LowestoftGas leakS36P3, S16P3Services isolated and property ventilated. 
21/04/201322:1600:30Oulton BroadWater rescue incidentS36R8, S36P3, S36R5
Additional appliances:
Flood boat
One leisure craft broken down. Called by Coastguard to assist. Boat towed back to Oulton Broad. 
20/04/201315:5816:20Fowlers Crescent, Corton, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
20/04/201314:5015:15Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
19/04/201318:5919:20Normanston Drive, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3Stood down after mobilising as S36P3 proceeded on. Chimney fire. 
19/04/201314:1214:40Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
17/04/201305:3806:35High Street, LowestoftAssist Ambulance ServiceS16P3Assist Ambulance Service to remove patient from flat. 
12/04/201322:4323:10Skamacre Crescent, LowestoftBin fireS16P3Waste bin on footpath. Out on arrival. Two buckets of water added for good effect... 
09/04/201316:3417:05Station Road, Corton, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent.  
05/04/201314:0514:52Stanley Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3, Yarmouth ALP and support pumpFalse alarm good intent. 
03/04/201316:1516:55Wedgewood Court, North Parade, LOwestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Pan fire, out on arrival. 
03/04/201313:4413:56Manor Court, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
02/04/201318:1518:40Church Green, LowestoftBuilding fireS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
02/04/201317:3317:58Blyford Court, LowestoftSmell of smokeS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
02/04/201313:3714:05London Road North, LowestoftWoman stuck in toiletS16P3One female released from toilet by Fire Service. 
01/04/201301:0101:45Harbour Road, Oulton Broad, LowestoftFire in open, railway embankmentS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
30/03/201310:2510:35Birds Eye, Whapload Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3Confirmed false alarm. Stood down. 
29/03/201322:0022:55Princes Road, LowestoftKitchen fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36P44 BA, 2 HRJ. One female casualty treated by Ambulance Service. 
26/03/201314:1414:45A12 Lowestoft, junction with Corton Long LaneRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P3, S36P4Ships rudder came loose from HGV and landed on van travelling in opposite direction. 
24/03/201321:3122:31High Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3, YH Hydraulic PlatformNo details available. 
15/03/201300:0700:15B1074, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3No longer required, returned to home station. 
12/03/201319:4019:55Amy Court, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, fumes from cooking. 
04/03/201315:4916:10Stubbs Wood, LowestoftIncomplete callS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
24/02/201318:4619:10Sussex Road, LowestoftOven FireS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. Alarm caused by cooking. No action bt Fire Service. 
23/02/201302:0705:50Mill Road, All Saints South ElmhamRelief for Thatched Roof FireS16P3, S11P1, S09P5, S08P34 pump relief at thatched roof fire. Original incident went to Make Pumps 8. 
22/02/201302:3503:30St. Margarets Road, LowestoftShed fire - Make Pumps 2S36P3, S16P3No details available. 
18/02/201320:5322:15Yarmouth Road, LowestoftRTC involving pedestriansS36R5, S16P3, S36P3RTC involving one car and two pedestrians. Firefighters assisted ambulance crews with casualties. More information 
09/02/201300:3501:45Tonning Street, LowestoftWashing machine fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
06/02/201305:2907:40Lowestoft HarbourShip FireS36P3, S16P3, S36R8
Additional appliances:
S36P4, S36R5, S15P3, S15C9
Fire in engine room of Smit Spey. Make pumps 4 for BA. 4 BA with two HRJ and foam used to tackle fire. Command Support Vehicle and support pump from Beccles in attendance. 
29/01/201322:4823:10May Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, malicious. 
25/01/201313:0513:30StandbyNot known***Standby at North Lowestoft. No other details available. 
22/01/201322:1622:45Lowestoft Hospital, Tennyson Road, LowestoftSmell of smokeS36P3, S16P3Smell of smoke in patients shower. False alarm, good intent. 
17/01/201313:3013:55Wilde Street, LowestoftSmoke from roofS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Smoke from fish smokehouse. 
16/01/201312:4313:25The Esplanade, LowestoftSmoke seenS36P3, S16P3Small fire in fuse box. Out on arrival. 
13/01/201322:4923:45High Street, LowestoftSmoke in flatS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
12/01/201308:2209:20Harbour Road, Oulton Broad, LowestoftSmell of gasS36P3, S16P3Crews investigated in this and other properties. 
10/01/201309:4210:45Whapload Road, LowestoftLPG Cylinder leakingS36P3, S16P3Van with leaking LPG cylinder. Rear doors forced. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, 1 covering jet and one ground monitor. 
05/01/201319:3221:45Normanston Drive, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in ground floor flat. 4 BA, 2 HRJ. 
04/01/201315:1115:35Whapload Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in light fitting. 1 dry powder extinguisher