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North Lowestoft Fire Station, Lowestoft - Shouts in 2015

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 2015.

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incidents in 2015

DateTime of CallTime of ReturnAddressIncidentInitial AppliancesDescriptionBlog entry
31/12/201507:3708:40Gun Lane, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P32 BA, 1 HRJ. 
28/12/201517:0517:35Melbourne Road, LowestoftFlat fireS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
27/12/201504:0004:20Factory Street, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3Moped on fire adjacent to factory. One HRJ. 
26/12/201501:1501:30Bridge Road, Oulton BroadSmoke seen in takeaway shop.S36P3, S16P3Small fire, out on arrival. Ventilating. 
19/12/201516:2516:55Stanley Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Smoke from first floor flat. False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
11/12/201501:2901:50A12N, junction with Waveney Road, LowestoftLorry FireS36P3, S16P3Stop received. Returned to home station. 
09/12/201504:2404:55Foxburrow, Yarmouth Road, LowestoftSmoke in buildingS36P3, S16P3False alarm. 
08/12/201509:5610:25Rishton House, LowestoftSmell of smokeS36P3, S16P3False alarm. 
06/12/201514:0414:35BecclesRTC***North Lowestoft on standby. 
06/12/201503:3203:50Bridge Road, Oulton BroadUnknown***North Lowestoft on standby. 
05/12/201512:5613:10Tedder Road, LowestoftUnknown***North Lowestoft on standby. 
30/11/201514:2715:15Marine Parade, LowestoftAFAS16P3, S35P3False alarm, defect. 
30/11/201511:5113:15A12, WangfordRTCS36R5, S36P3, S36P4, S16P3Single vehicle RTC. Car on side in bushes and ditch. 2 casualties released by Fire Service. 
19/11/201519:5120:05A146, Rookery Park, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S36P3, S36P4No details available. North Lowestoft on standby. 
19/11/201515:4017:15Somerton Avenue, LowestoftGarage fireS36P3, S16P3Outbuilding well alight. 4 HRJ, TIC in use. 
17/11/201517:0917:35Cambridge Road, LowestoftOven fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in oven, out on arrival. Inspection and fitting smoke alarms. 
17/11/201503:4804:15Benjamin Britten High School, LowestoftSmoke from Gym blockS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. 
12/11/201520:0521:00Lawson Court, LowestoftHazMat spill, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36P4, S09P5, S15C9, S15P3, S04X3, S04P3False alarm, good intent. 
11/11/201504:0405:45Leas Drift, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36P4, S16P3Caravan well alight, spreading to nearby house. 1 HRJ, 1 45mm jet, 4 BA. All persons accounted for. 
08/11/201512:3812:48Close to South Pier, LowestoftFire in chip shopS36P3, S16P3Stop message received. Returned to home station. 
30/10/201518:5419:20Anchor Smokehouse, Katwijk Way, LowestoftRoof fireS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. Smoke from smoking fish. 
29/10/201510:3216:50Colmans Dyke, Oulton BroadSearch for missing personS36R8, S36T9, S16P3, S09R5Assist police, Coastguard and Lowland Rescue to search for missing person. Both flood rescue boats deployed plus North Lowestoft crew on river bank and surrounding area. Boats then redeployed salt side via Mutford Lock. 
18/10/201523:3000:10London Road South, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S36P4, S16P3North Lowestoft returned to home station and then on standby. 
16/10/201519:3020:40A12, BlythburghRTC***North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
12/10/201520:3321:05Normanston Drive, LowestoftFire adjacent to houseS16P3
Additional appliances:
S36P4 (when fire reported as being next to building)
Mattress alight. 1 HRJ. 
10/10/201520:2921:00Spexhall Way, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen. Out on arrival. 
17/09/201521:3722:25B1074, SomerleytonRTCS16P3, S36R5, Yarmouth pumpSingle vehicle RTC. Car on side in hedgerow. No sign of driver. Search of immediate area using TIC. No persons found. 
10/09/201521:4722:15Norwich Road, LowestoftSmoke seenS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Controlled burning. 
06/09/201515:4217:00Queens Highway, Camp's Heath, LowestoftAnimal rescue***North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
02/09/201517:5518:10Manor Court, Dukes Head Street, Lowestoft`AFAS16P3, S36R5False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
23/08/201518:1418:30Briarwood Road, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3Small electrical fire. Out on arrival. Inspection only. 
21/08/201509:4611:15A12(S), Rackhams Corner, CortonRTCYar 7 (Heavy Rescue), S16P3, S36R5, S36P3One HGV in middle of roundabout in dense undergrowth / trees. HGV platform and long board in use. One male casualty in care of Ambulance Service. 
19/08/201513:3313:55Camps HeathAnimal rescue - horseS36R8, S36T9, S16P3Stood down prior to mobilising. 
16/08/201500:3201:10Cleveland Road, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S36P4, S16P3Ground floor flat, well alight. 4 BA, 1 HRJ. North Lowestoft mobilised because of multiple calls. 
14/08/201500:3800:52Katwijk Way, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Smoke from fish smokehouse. 
11/08/201513:4614:28High Street, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36P4, Yarmouth HP and support pumpSmall fire in first floor flat. All persons accounted for. 
07/08/201516:0518:10UnknownS36P3 proceeded from its previous incident***North Lowestoft called in on standby.  
07/08/201515:2215:55Ashburnham Way, Carlton ColvilleRTCS16P3, S36P5, S15P3Single vehicle RTC. Making scene safe. 
07/08/201513:5915:20KnodishallStubble fireS08P3, S02P3, S36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
05/08/201519:2819:40Stanley Street, LowestoftSmoke seenS16P3, S36P4False alarm, good intent. Smoke from fish smokehouse. 
29/07/201505:1805:50Station Square, LowestoftSmoke seen in buildingS36P3, S16P3False alarm, equipment. 
24/07/201508:2208:40Gunton Church Lane, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3Smoke seen by passing motorist. False alarm, good intent. Controlled burning. 
25/07/201519:4519:55Montgomery Avenue, LowestoftHouse FireS36P3, S16P3Stood down prior to mobilising. 
22/07/201517:1818:55Birds Eye, Whapload Road, LowestoftSmoke seenS36P3, S16P3Crews investigating. TIC in use. 
12/07/201522:5823:50Raglan Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
04/07/201503:3504:10Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, apparatus. Possibly caused by storms. 
30/06/201522:1622:30Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftFire in openS16P3Controlled burning, out on arrival. No action by Fire Service. 
30/06/201521:3322:16North Denes Caravan Park, LowestoftCaravan fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in large static caravan. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. One male casualty suffering smoke inhalation and burns to hands being treated by Fire Service. 
29/06/201509:4610:05B1375, Oulton, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3Two vehicle RTC. No persons trapped. Made scene safe. 
26/06/201516:3216:50Herivan Close, LowestoftAFAS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen, Out on arrival. 
25/06/201511:5913:06Corton Cliffs, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
23/06/201520:1020:35Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm. 
19/06/201516:2116:35Pinewood Avenue, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen, out on arrival. 
18/06/201514:2518:00A12, WangfordRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P3RTC between car and LGV. One fatality. 
10/06/201522:0322:30North Denes Caravan Park, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Small fire extinguished by bucket of water and one firefighter's boot. Crew kept on standby due to MP5 in Beccles. 
10/06/201518:0319:45A146, Barnby BendsRTC, persons trappedS36R5, S16P3, S15P3Two vehicle RTC. Roof removed from one car and female driver released by Fire Service into care of Ambulance Service. 
06/06/201514:1514:45Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Cooking. 
06/06/201512:3314:15The Drive, Reydon, SouthwoldFireS11P3, S13P3
Additional appliances:
S36P3, S36P4, S16P3, S09P5
Fire spread from wheelie bin to conifer hedge. Six properties affected. 5 HRJ, 1 main jet. 
04/06/201508:1008:50No address availableWater rescue***North Lowestoft on standby. 
29/05/201511:4011:46Suffolk Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Confirmed false alarm. Stood down before mobilising. 
13/05/201518:5919:30Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Controlled burning. 
13/05/201511:1911:45Dukes Head Street, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
09/05/201518:5519:15Till Road, LowestoftKitchen fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent - cooking. 
01/05/201517:2318:25Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Fire on cliffs. 2 HRJ, water backpack and cromes in use. 
01/05/201515:4716:35Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Fire on the cliffs. 1 HRJ in use. 
29/04/201518:2819:01Pakefield Road, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36P4False alarm, malicious. North Lowestoft sent to incident as refuelling at 36 after returning from BARC at Wattisham. 
28/04/201517:3418:20Fallowfields, LowestoftSmoke seen in houseS16P3, S36P3Small fire in kitchen, 2 BA, 1 HRJ and door enforcer in use. Alarm raised by passer by hearing smoke alarm. 
26/04/201510:0311:00Victoria Road, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36P4No details available. 
24/04/201518:2419:10Corton Cliffs, Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Small fire on cliffs. 1 HRJ. 
22/04/201517:0818:05Bevan Street West, LowestoftShed fire spread to houseS36P3, S16P3One shed well alight and spreading to house. One HRJ, 2 BA, cromes in use. 
21/04/201515:2317:15Corton Cliffs, Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Extensive area of cliff top alight. 2 extended hosereels, 1 main jet, water backpack and beater in use. Two pumps used as a water shuttle. 
21/04/201512:5013:20Lynton Gardens, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in fuse box spread to gate post.  
16/04/201511:5814:00Benacre Road, Ellough, BecclesCar fire in garageS15P3, S36P3
Additional appliances:
S36P4, S16P3, S15C9, S12P3
Car fire in garage. Incident escalated to Make Pumps 4 when cylinders involved and fire spread to lorry. Command Support Vehicle from Beccles and support pump from Southwold mobilised on MP4. 
13/04/201512:2012:35Old Nelson Street, LowestoftRTCS36P3, S16P3, S36R5One female casualty in care of Ambulance Service. Vehicle made safe. 
12/04/201515:1717:45Burnt Hill Lane, Oulton Broad, LowestoftFire on marshesS36P3
Additional appliances:
S36P4, S36R5, S16P3
Fire on marshes at Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve. North Lowestoft called in on standby when incident went to MP3. The tipped out on MP4 for manpower. Light Portable Pump, water backpacks, cromes and beaters in use to tackle six separate seats of fire, 
07/04/201517:0617:35Corton Road, LowestoftFire on cliffsS36P3, S16P3Small fire on beach, out on arrival. 
02/04/201514:0014:08Unknown*S16P3Called in on standby. Stood down shortly afterwards. 
31/03/201521:2522:15The Shires, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P3Fire at rear of domestic boiler. Extinguished before arrival of Fire Service. Gas engineer in attendance. 
20/03/201509:0409:15Jeannie Mann Court, Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3Stood down prior to mobilising. 
19/03/201509:3811:05Bascule Bridge, A12, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P42 vehicle RTC at Pelican crossing. Roof removed from vehicle and one male casualty removed on long board. Exemplary traffic control from Fire Service! 
16/03/201520:0821:00St. Peter's Court, Factory Street, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36P4, S36R5, Gorleston and Yarmouth pumps plus ALPSmall fire in flat. Out on arrival. 
15/03/201515:1215:30Denmark Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Unattended bonfire in rear garden. 1 HRJ. 
14/03/201501:0702:09St. Peter's Court, LowestoftFire in churchS36P3, S16P3Small fire in derelict building at rear of Elim Church. 2BA, 1HRJ. 
12/03/201514:3715:15Burton Steet, LowestoftGarage fireS16P3, S36P3Small fire in dustbin inside garage. 2 BA, 1 HRJ 
11/03/201519:0219:25Caravan Park, Whapload Road, LowestoftCaravan fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
10/03/201508:5309:20Spashett Road, LowestoftRTC, vehicle on roofS16P3, S36R5, S36P3Single vehicle RTC. Car on roof. One male casualty in care of Ambulance Service. 
08/03/201507:3607:50Clemence Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Call from child stating that toaster on fire. False alarm, deliberate. 
06/03/201515:3916:50Lime Avenue, Oulton Broad, LowestoftFire in diggerS36P3, S16P3One large digger alight. 1 45mm hose, 2 BA. 
05/03/201516:3917:10Coppice Court, LowestoftHouse fireS36P4, S16P3S36P3 proceeded from another incident and first to book in attendance. Fire in kitchen, 1 HRJ, 2BA. 
05/03/201506:2107:35Mill Lane, MutfordHouse fireS36P3, S36P4
Additional appliances:
2 HRJ, 1 covering jet, 4 BA. One male casualty rescued by Fire Service. 
27/02/201522:3723:20Waveney Crescent, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36P4, S36R5No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
21/02/201518:0318:57Halcyon Crescent, LowestoftPerson trappedS16P3, S36R5Male trapped in stairlift mechanism. Crews used small gear to release casualty into care of Ambulance Service. 
18/02/201517:1317:37Cleveland Road, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Fire out on arrival, inspection only. 
09/02/201521:5522:15St. Johns Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Controlled burning at rear of property. 
03/02/201507:3708:40Church Road, BlundestonPossible CO poisoningS36P3, S16P3Crews called to investigate possible CO poisoning. 2 BA used. 
02/02/201512:0812:55Pier Terrace, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S36P3, S36P4North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
26/01/201510:4811:25Lowestoft College, St. Peters Street, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3No details available. 
24/01/201501:5502:08LowestoftFlooding***North Lowestoft called in on standby.