Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Incidents of Note

Date, Time: Sunday 19th February 2017, 14:49
Location: GLENGORMLEY – RTC (2 CARS) – CASUALTIES / RESCUES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving two cars at Church Road, Glengormley. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release a 28-year-old woman from one car. Crews employed manual handling techniques to rescue a 54-year-old woman from the other vehicle. A 28-year-old man was out of the second car on arrival of FRS. All three casualties were conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Glengormley and Central stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Sunday 19th February 2017, 05:48
Location: CARRICKFERGUS – FLAT – CASUALTY / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at a flat at Sunnylands Grove, Carrickfergus. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet and a covering jet to extinguish the fire. A 42-year-old woman was led to safety by FRS. Firefighters administered oxygen therapy to the casualty for mild smoke inhalation at the scene. Sounding smoke alarm alerted neighbour. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Carrickfergus station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Saturday 18th February 2017, 23:33
Location: BANGOR – RTC (2 CARS) – CASUALTIES / RESCUES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving two cars at Green Road, Conlig, Bangor. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release a 30-year-old woman and a 58-year-old man from one car. Two 22-year-old men were out of the other vehicle on arrival of FRS. All four casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Bangor and Newtownards stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Saturday 18th February 2017, 23:17
Location: RATHFRILAND – END-TERRACE HOUSE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at an end-terraced house at Newry Street, Rathfriland. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet and a jet to put out the fire. The cause of the fire appeared deliberate. Fire crews from Rathfriland and Newry stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Saturday 18th February 2017, 14:13
Location: ANTRIM – SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE – CASUALTY
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at a semi-detached house at Niblock Oaks, Antrim. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet and a jet to extinguish the blaze. A 27-year-old woman was rescued by neighbours before arrival of FRS. She was treated by ambulance personnel at the scene for smoke inhalation. Fire crews from Antrim and Ballymena stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Saturday 18th February 2017, 11:14
Location: BELFAST – RTC (2 CARS) – CASUALTIES / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving two cars at Bell Steel Road in the Poleglass area of Belfast. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release a 63-year-old man from one car. Two casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance. A 27-year-old woman received oxygen therapy at the scene and was assessed by ambulance personnel. Fire crews from Cadogan, Lisburn and Central stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Saturday 18th February 2017, 04:09
Location: BELFAST – MID-TERRACE HOUSE - CASUALTIES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at a mid-terraced house at Carmel Street in the Holy Land area of Belfast. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a main jet in the incident. Two 19-year-old women were rescued by neighbour who noticed the smoke and alerted occupiers. They received oxygen therapy from FRS for smoke inhalation at the scene. The casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance. Smoke alarms were activated by the fire. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Central and Cadogan stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Friday 17th February 2017, 16:43
Location: NEWRY – RTC (3 CARS & A TANKER) - CASUALTIES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving three cars and an oil tanker at Camlough Road, Bessbrook, Newry. Firefighters made scene safe. A 22-year-old woman was taken to hospital. Three casualties were treated at the scene by ambulance personnel. Fire crew from Newry station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Friday 17th February 2017, 08:10
Location: BALLYMENA – RTC (2 CARS) – CASUALTIES / RESCUES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving two cars at Ballygarvey Road, Ballymena. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release a 50-year-old woman and a 57-year-old man at the incident. Both casualties were conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Ballymena station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Thursday 16th February 2017, 08:55
Location: CARRYDUFF – SPECIAL SERVICE CALL – ANIMAL RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a horse in a slurry pit at Front Road, Drumbo, Carryduff. Specialist animal rescue teams and firefighters used slings, lines, poles and a teleporter to rescue a horse from the pit. Fire crews from Carryduff, Lisburn, Newtownards and Newcastle stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Thursday 16th February 2017, 06:57
Location: DUNGIVEN – RTC (CAR & VAN) – CASUALTIES / RESCUES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and a van at Glenedra Road, Feeny, Dungiven. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release a 51-year-old woman from the car. The passenger from the car – a 17-year-old female – suffered shock. Both casualties were conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Dungiven and Crescent Link stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Tuesday 14th February 2017, 18:30
Location: BELFAST – TERRACE HOUSE – SMOKE ALARM
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at a terraced house at St Peters Place in the Divis area of Belfast. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two main jets and two CO2 extinguishers to extinguish the fire in the hall. Smoke alarm was activated by the fire. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Central and Springfield stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Monday 13th February 2017, 12:07
Location: ENNISKILLEN – TERRACE HOUSE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at a terraced house at Coleshill Road, Enniskillen. Firefighters use a hosereel jet to put out a small fire in the cavity wall. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crew from Enniskillen station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Sunday 12th February 2017, 21:07
Location: LONDONDERRY – SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at a semi-detached house at Pinewood Crescent in the Claudy area of Londonderry. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hosereel jets and a covering jet to extinguish the fire. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Crescent Link station attended the station.

Date, Time: Sunday 12th February 2017, 10:37
Location: GLENGORMLEY – SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at a semi-detached house at Ards Drive, Monkstown, Glengormley. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet to put out the fire at the rear of the property. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Glengormley station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Sunday 12th February 2017, 00:54
Location: BELFAST – RTC (3 CARS) – CASUALTY / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving three cars at Ravenhill Avenue in the Woodstock area of Belfast. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release a 45-year-old man from one vehicle. He was transferred to the ambulance at the scene. Fire crews from Central and Knock stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Saturday 11th February 2017, 04:42
Location: BELFAST – RTC (SINGLE CAR) – CASUALTY / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a single car RTC at Queensway, Derriaghy, Belfast. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release a 40-year-old man from the vehicle. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Cadogan, Central and Lisburn stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Friday, 10th February 2017, 10:25
Location: BELFAST – RTC (3 CARS) - CASUALTY
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a road traffic collision involving a moving car and two stationary cars at Crumlin Road in the Ardoyne area of Belfast. An 84-year-old man was self-rescued from the vehicle. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. Firefighters made scene safe. Fire crews from Westland, Springfield and Central stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Wednesday 8th February 2017, 21:18
Location: DUNGANNON – RTC (2 CARS) – CASUALTIES / RESCUES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving two cars at Tullycullion Road, Donaghmore, Dungannon. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release a 67-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man from a vehicle. Both casualties were taken to the Craigavon Area Hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Dungannon station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Wednesday 8th February 2017, 20:11
Location: DUNGANNON – TERRACE HOUSE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at a terraced house at Lismore Drive, Donaghmore, Dungannon. A small fire in the living room was out on arrival of FRS. Firefighters inspected the premises for safety. Sounding smoke alarm alerted occupier to the fire. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Dungannon station attended the incident.

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