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North Lowestoft Fire Station, Lowestoft - Shouts in 2018

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 2018.

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incidents in 2018

DateTime of CallTime of ReturnAddressIncidentInitial AppliancesDescriptionBlog entry
29/12/201821:1122:45Lowestoft Road, GorlestonBuilding fire2 Norfolk pumps, S36P3, S16P3Small fire in toilets of public house. 
29/12/201809:3310:15Church Road, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3, S36P3Shed well alight. 1 hosereel. 
24/12/201823:4500:20Church Green, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
18/12/201814:2514:50High Street, LowestoftRTCS36P3, S16P3, S36R5Multiple vehicles involved. No serious injuries. 
17/12/201819:2420:10Princes Road, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P3Small fire in kitchen. 2 BA. 
11/12/201815:1216:00Back Lane, GislehamRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P3One car on roof on carriageway. One female casualty medically trapped. 
09/12/201816:4517:30Rambouilet Close, GorlestonBuilding fire, persons reported.Gorleston pumps, S36P3, S16P3Stop received, returned to home Station. 
02/12/201813:5714:45Slug Lane, SomerleytonRTC, persons trappedS36R5, S16P3, GorlestonCar in ditch, occupants unable to exit vehicle. Driver and passenger helped out of vehicle and across ditch. 
30/11/201821:5722:45Denmark Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
30/11/201808:1509:20Britten Centre, Gordon Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Light fitting. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, TIC and PPV in use. 
23/11/201812:1014:40Pakefield Street, LowestoftLeaking gas cylinderS36P3, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
17/11/201819:4521:25Bridge Road, Oulton BroadBuilding fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Fire in derelict house. Made persons reported as we mobilised. 6 BA, 2 HRJ. All persons accounted for. 
16/11/201821:2821:50Marlborough Court, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
05/11/201818:2818:50Beresford Road, LowestoftBin on fireS16P3One wheelie bin on fire. Water backpack used. 
04/11/201819:1520:20Blundeston Prison, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Controlled burning. 
03/11/201819:1020:00Blundeston Prison, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Called by Police to bonfire in grounds of old prison. False alarm, good intent. Controlled burning. 
31/10/201802:2403:00Lowestoft Road, Gorleston.Smell of burningS36P3, S16P3 and 4 Norfolk pumpsCrews investigating. No further details available. 
28/10/201819:2819:55Gunton Church Lane, Lowestoft AFAS16P3False alarm. No sign of fire. 
19/10/201808:1709:40Queen Elizabeth Drive, BecclesRTC, persons trappedS36R5, S15P3, S36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby to cover town. 
17/10/201815:0216:20Butley Drive, LowestoftAssist AmbulanceS36P3, S36R5No details available. 
12/10/201801:4402:25Marine Parade, Lowestoft Building fire, smell of burningS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
10/10/201810:3111:05Broadview Road, Oulton BroadSkip fireS16P3Small fire in skip. 1 HRJ. 
09/10/201821:0522:15A146 BecclesWater rescueS15P3
Additional appliances:
S36R5, S36T9, S36R8
No details available. North Lowestoft on standby. 
18/09/201820:0220:30Artillery Way, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Small fire. 1 HRJ. 
18/09/201819:0519:20Godfrey Court, LowestoftLocked out, cooker left onS16P3Entry gained through first floor window. Cooker turned off by our new Ff on his first shout... 
11/09/201818:1518:40Dickens Close, BlundestonOven fireS36P3, S16P3Out on arrival, inspection only. 
07/09/201817:4319:00Caldecott Road, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft Assist persons from boatS16P3, S36P3, S36R5, S36T9Large day cruiser stranded against shore with passengers aboard. 2 Suffolk Fire & Rescue boats launched to assist. Section of railings cut away to allow disembarkation with assistance from Fire Service and Coastguard. 
06/09/201816:1416:45Grove Road, Lowestoft Assist PoliceS16P3Police requesting assistance to gain access to roof. Stood down on arrival. 
03/09/201811:2612:55Hulver StreetRTCS36R5, S36P3, S15P3, S11P2No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby 
01/09/201812:3012:55Westbrook Avenue, GorlestonBuilding fireGorleston, Yarmouth, S36P3, S16P3No details available. 
31/08/201813:1915:55Coast Road, CortonField fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
30/08/201821:5522:45Market Lane, BlundestonStack fireS36P3, S16P3Stack of approx. 100 tons plus JCB well alight. 
28/08/201811:0012:10Victoria Road, Great YarmouthFlat fire, persons reported.Great Yarmouth, Gorleston, S36P3, S16P3Make pumps 4 flat fire with persons reported. 
23/08/201809:1809:45Bevan Street West, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
21/08/201819:4720:10Church Road, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Small fire. Buckets used. 
18/08/201802:2404:25Pontins, Hemsby, NorfolkBuilding fire, make pumps 12Norfolk pumps and specials, S16P3, S36P3Derelict holiday camp, well alight. 
15/08/201803:3304:15Belvedere Road, Lowestoft.Building fireS36P3, S16P3No sign of fire, crews investigating. 
14/08/201808:5110:15MutfordHazmatS36P3, S36R5Chemical spill at private pool. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
13/08/201812:5415:35Crown Street East, LowestoftFlat fireS16P3Relief crew. 
13/08/201803:3008:10Crown Street East, LowestoftFlat fire - reliefS16P3Relief crew required. 
12/08/201819:2022:30Crown Street East, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reported.S36P3, S16P3, S36R5
Additional appliances:
S12P3, S15C9, Yarmouth and Gorleston pumps plus ALP
Fire in first floor flat. 2 HRJ, 1 main jet, TIC, small gear and PPV in use. 10 BA. All persons accounted for. 
11/08/201813:3013:50Whapload Road, Lowestoft AFAS16P3, Yarmouth pumpNo details available. 
11/08/201810:5612:00Corton, Lowestoft Hazmat spill, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S36R5, S15P3, S15C9, S10P3, S04X3, S04P3, S02C9Gas released from mixing chemicals at swimming pool. 
10/08/201808:1509:20Edgerton Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P3Single vehicle RTC. One casualty medically trapped. Roof removed using hydraulic cutting equipment. 
09/08/201806:4507:35Hamilton Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Fire on 1st floor. 2 HRJ and PPV in use. 
08/08/201817:5120:45Beach Road, Caister, Great YarmouthFire in the openYarmouth and Gorleston pumps
Additional appliances:
S16P3, S36P3, S36T9 and other Norfolk pumps
Large fire in area close to Yarmouth Racecourse and Haven holiday park. Lowestoft pumps mobilised on make pumps 4. Incident went to MPU6 plus Unimog. 
07/08/201815:2516:25Hulver Road, HensteadFire in the openS09W7, S36P3, S16P3Fire on scrubland close to domestic property. 2 HRJ and water backpack in use. 
07/08/201812:4715:02Decoy Farm, FlixtonCombine harvester on fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Combine harvester on fire. 2 HRJ and TIC in use. S16P3 used as water shuttle 
06/08/201811:4612:30KessinglandBuilding fireS36P3, S36R5No details available. 
06/08/201806:5407:10Normanston Drive, LowestoftRTCS16P3, S36R5, S36P32 vehicle RTC, no persons trapped. 
04/08/201820:4021:20Somerleyton Hall, SomerleytonAFAS16P3False alarm. 
03/08/201813:3014:00Herivan Close, Lowestoft House fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen, out on arrival. 
29/07/201812:5013:35Colville Road, LowestoftRTC, person trappedS36R5, S36P3, S16P32 vehicle RTC, both vehicles on all four wheels. One female meducalk6 trapped. Crews assisted Ambulance Service to extricate casualty. 
29/07/201803:3104:55Britannia Pier, Great YarmouthFireYarmouth pumps and ALP, S36P3, S16P3Small fire under pier.  
28/07/201809:5411:00A12, CortonRTCS16P3, S36R5, S36P32 vehicle RTC on roundabout. Female casualty medically trapped. Driver side doors and B post removed using hydraulic cutting equipment. 
25/07/201816:5117:20UnknownStandby*North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
23/07/201822:4602:30North Quay Retail Park, LowestoftAFA and smoke seenS16P3, S36P3No details available. 
16/07/201813:0714:30Hobland Road, Gorleston, NorfolkField fireYarmouth, Gorleston, Hethersett, S36P3, S16P3Field fire. 
14/07/201810:3212:30CovehitheField fireS11P2, S12P3
Additional appliances:
S15P3, S14P3, S36P3, S36R5, S16P3, Hethersett
Make Pumps 6 for field fire. North Lowestoft first called in on standby then mobilised on MPU6. 
09/07/201807:5609:30Bridge Road, Oulton BroadRTC, persons trappedS36R5, S16P3, S36P3One casualty released from vehicle using cutting equipment. 
07/07/201821:5423:04Hall Lane, OultonFireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
06/07/201811:0312:40Corton Cliffs, Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
03/07/201823:2423:54Kirkley Park Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
01/07/201806:4206:47Sandringham Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3Single vehicle RTC. Fire Service not required. 
29/06/201816:5917:30London Road North, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire outside flat. Water backpack in use. 
27/06/201803:1704:30Colman's Dyke, Oulton BroadCar in waterS16P3, S36T9, S36P3, S36R5Car half submerged at bottom of slipway. Water rescue team confirmed no one in car. Unimog used to winch car from water. 
26/06/201802:4103:20Love Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
25/06/201809:0610:15A12, KessinglandFireS36P3, S36R5Approx. 10 tonnes of green waste alight. 2 HRJ in use. 
23/06/201818:0619:10Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3Area of undergrowth alight. 1 extended HRJ and beaters in use. 
22/06/201814:0414:30Bridge Road, Oulton BroadBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire on external staircase. 1 HRJ in use. 
21/06/201819:2420:05Corton Cliffs, Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36R5, S16P3Small fire. Water backpacks and buckets in use. 
21/06/201805:5406:00Whapload Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3Confirmed false alarm. Returned to home station. 
19/06/201823:2023:58Love Road, LowestoftSmoke seenS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
17/06/201818:4119:00Fir Lane, LowestoftSmoke seenS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
13/06/201818:1618:35High Street, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, fumes from cooking. 
13/06/201818:0518:16Beccles Road, LowestoftPerson trapped, not RTCS36R5, S36P3No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
12/06/201807:4508:10Bridge Road, Oulton BroadBuilding fireS36R5, S16P3Small fire outside. Water backpack in use. 
12/06/201801:3107:20Chediston Steet, HalesworthBuilding fire, persons reportedS13P3, S14P3
Additional appliances:
S02P3, S02C9, S09P5, S18P5, S08P3, S16P3, S11P2, S36P3, S01P3, S01A6, S10P1, S05P3, S12P3, Gorleston
Fire in flat above shop, spread to adjoining buildings. 
11/06/201811:5612:15Bloomsbury Close, OultonAFAS16P3False alarm. Fumes from cooking. 
11/06/201811:2411:45A12, KessinglandRTC, person trappedS36P3, S36R5, S16P3One vehicle on side. Casualty released by Fire Service. 
10/06/201822:1223:45Wilde Street, LowestoftRescue, person trapped in rocksS36R5, S16P3, S36T9, Coastguard, Ambulance ServiceOne person trapped within sea defence rocks. Low tide enabled crews to extricate casualty with lines and basket stretcher. 
10/06/201814:3715:30Tennyson Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in back garden. 1 HRJ. Road closed due to attitude of obnoxious driver! 
05/06/201823:4500:10Alma Street, LowestoftMotorbike fireS36P3
Additional appliances:
Bascule bridge closed so North Lowestoft also mobilised. 
02/06/201808:0808:40Coast Road, HoptonRTCS36R5, Gorleston pump, S16P3Vehicle made safe. 
28/05/201817:1917:55Carlton ColvilleFireS36P3, S36R5Fire in commercial greenhouse. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
26/05/201809:5610:20BlundestonRTCS36R5, S16P3, GorlestonNo details available. 
24/05/201819:0020:10A146, Barnby BendsRTC, person trappedS36R5, S16P3, S15P3Two vehicle RTC. Roof removed and casualty extricated on long board. Hydraulic cutting gear, recip saw in use. 
18/05/201815:1015:23Lavender Close, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36R5
Additional appliances:
Report of bed bound person in property making incident Persons Reported. Fire in tumble drier, out on arrival. 
18/05/201812:5713:20St. Peter's Street, LowestoftGas leakS36P3, S16P3Inspection only. Fault with boiler. Gas engineers called out. 
15/05/201813:0315:35Corton Road, Lowestoft Fire in the openS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Fire on Gunton Cliffs. 3 HRJ in use. 
15/05/201812:2912:59Wollaston Road, Lowestoft House fireS16P3Came through as late call but homeowner had only just extinguished small fire on hob. Inspection only. 
11/05/201812:2916:45Ilketshall St.Andrew, BecclesFarm fireS14P3, S15P3
Additional appliances:
S36P3, S36R5, S16P3, S12P3, Harleston, Gorleston, S02C9, S09W7
Make pumps 6 for farm fire. Assistance message for MP8 as North Lowestoft mobilised. 
04/05/201818:0218:35Thurston Road, Lowestoft Flat fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in ground floor flat. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. Incident made persons reported. One person led to safety. 
02/05/201821:0721:28High Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
01/05/201815:5716:59Gorleston CrematoriumFireGorleston and Yarmouth pumps, S16P3, S36P3No action by Fire Service. 
30/04/201807:4308:57Denmark Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in first floor bedroom. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, TIC and small gear in use. 
29/04/201803:4205:10Bourne Road, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in bedroom of first floor flat. Bedroom well alight. 2 BA, 2 HRJ, TIC and PPV in use. 
27/04/201818:4519:10Wellington EsplanadeAFAS36P3, S16P3, S36R5False alarm. 
25/04/201809:4910:10UnknownUnknownNorth Lowestoft called in on standby. 
07/04/201813:2914:00BenacreAircraft incidentS15P3, S36P3, S36R5, S09W7, S02C9No details available. North Lowestoft called in on standby... 
06/04/201814:4515:45Boulevard, Oulton BroadBoat fireS36P3, S16P3Boat on fire. Moved alongside quay, 2 HRJ, 2 BA in use. 
22/03/201808:3208:42James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, NorfolkBuilding fireYar 5, Gor 5, Yar 6, Gor 3, S36R5, S16P3No longer required. Returned to home station. 
20/03/201820:5921:25Kent Road, LowestoftBin fireS16P3No details available. 
19/03/201800:5001:20Denmark Road, LowestoftMedicalS16P3Assist Ambulance Service 
11/03/201810:3111:35Kessingland beachUnidentified container washed upS36P3, S36R52 BA using chemical gloves sealed leak and bagged container. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
03/03/201812:1913:30Holly Farm, MutfordBarn fireS11P1, S16P3, S15P3One teleporter well alight. 1 HRJ, 1 main jet. 
01/03/201822:2523:00Snape Drive, Lowestoft RTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3, S36T9Single vehicle RTC. One casualty treated by ambulance service. 
18/02/201812:1113:20Raglan Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Tumble drier fire. Access hampered by parked cars. Crews approached on foot till pumps could get closer. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, TIC in use. 
18/02/201804:1204:45Gun Lane, Lowestoft Flat fireS16P3, S36P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
16/02/201821:0921:35Roman Road, Lowestoft Bin fireS16P3Bin fire, deliberate. 1 HRJ. 
16/02/201818:1618:35Melbourne Road, LowestoftBin fireS16P3S36P3 called to bin fire on Cambridge Road. Same incident as ours. 
16/02/201817:1017:35Dove Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
15/02/201821:5822:15Beckham Road, LowestoftBin fireS16P3S36P3 in same area for other bin fires and arrived at this incident before North Lowestoft. 
15/02/201813:5614:15SouthwoldRTCS11P1, S13P3, S36R5, S36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
02/02/201820:4021:15Reeve Street, LowestoftShed fireS36P3, S16P3Shed, well alight. 1 HRJ in use. 
01/02/201817:3718:10London Road, PakefieldRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P3No casualties trapped, vehicles made safe. 
30/01/201820:1020:35Alexandra Road, Lowestoft AFAS16P3False alarm. 
28/01/201811:4115:10Addison Road, Gorleston, NorfolkBuilding fire, persons reportedGorleston pump, Yarmouth pump and ALP, S36P3, S16P3No details available. 
18/01/201806:4609:29Barsham, BecclesBarn FireS15P3, S36P3
Additional appliances:
S16P3, S36R5, S11P1, S09P5, S09W7, S15C9, N22P3, N25P1
Make pumps 6 for barn fire. Water carrier and Command Support Vehicle mobilised. 
13/01/201821:5322:10A12, KessinglandCar fireS36P3, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
11/01/201812:2812:45CortonRescue from heightS36P3, S16P3, S31P3, S02C9Advanced Working at Height teams from Lowestoft South and Elmswell mobilised. Stop received en route, returned to home stations. 
09/01/201818:3818:57Edendale, Lowestoft House fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
06/01/201811:4612:15Corton Road, LowestoftFire in the openS36P3, S16P3falFalse alarm, good intent. 
06/01/201800:4001:40WorlinghamPerson stuck in mudS36P3, S36T9, S15P3, S02C9Man rescued from mud by Fire Service. CSV from Woodbridge mobilised with drone. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
02/01/201820:0120:28Newcombe Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm. 
01/01/201813:3213:55Normanston Drive, Lowestoft Kitchen fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in kitchen, out on arrival. Inspection only.