Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Incidents of Note

Date, Time: Tuesday 28th March 2017, 08:28
Location: LISNASKEA – RTC (SINGLE CAR) – CASUALTY / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a single car RTC at Dernawilt Road, Rosslea, Lisnaskea. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release a man in his 30s from the vehicle. He was conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Lisnaskea and Enniskillen stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Tuesday 28th March 2017, 04:42
Location: POMEROY – SPECIAL SERVICE CALL – ANIMAL RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a cow in a slurry tank at Lurganeden Road, Pomeroy. Firefighters and specialist rescue teams wearing breathing apparatus used a gas monitor, slings and a telehandler to rescue a cow from the slurry tank. Fire crews from Pomeroy, Dungannon, Cookstown and Omagh stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Monday 27th March 2017, 23:03
Location: BALLYMENA – RTC (SINGLE CAR) - CASUALTY
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a car left the road and landed on its side in the field at Culcrum Road, Clough Mills, Ballymena. Firefighters assisted a 26-year-old man to the awaiting ambulance. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. Fire crew from Ballymena station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Monday 27th March 2017, 21:20
Location: BELFAST – RTC (2 CARS) - CASUALTY
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving two cars at Dunlady Road, Dundonald, Belfast. A 65-year old woman with minor injuries was assessed by ambulance at the scene. Fighters made scene safe. Fire crews from Knock and Central stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Sunday 26th March 2017, 10:12
Location: NEWRY – RTC (4 CARS) – CASUALTIES / RESCUES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving four cars at Forkhill Road, Cloghhoge, Newry. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release a 64-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man from two cars. A total of three casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Newry station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Sunday 26th March 2017, 08:41
Location: DUNGANNON – SPECIAL SERVICE CALL – ANIMAL RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a cow and a calf in a slurry tank at Derrylattinee Road, Dungannon. Firefighters used slings, gas monitor and telehandler to rescue a cow from the slurry tank. Fire crews from Dungannon, Clogher and Omagh stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Sunday 26th March 2017, 02:47
Location: MAGHERAFELT – RTC (SINGLE CAR) – CASUALTY / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a single car RTC at Deer Park Road, Bellaghy, Magherafelt. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release a 21-year-old woman from the vehicle. She was conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Magherafelt station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Thursday 23rd March 2017, 20:15
Location: BALLYCLARE - GARAGE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at Mossley Road, Ballyrobert, Ballyclare. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a compressed foam jet, a hosereel jet and a covering jet to extinguish the blaze. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Ballyclare and Glengormley stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Thursday 23rd March 2017, 17:02
Location: LURGAN – BUILDING NON-RESIDENTIAL - CASUALTY
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at Union Street, Lurgan. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hosereel jet, a covering jet and a foam extinguisher to put out a fire in the kitchen. A 35-year-old man was self-rescued from the premises. He suffered mild smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Lurgan station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 18:54
Location: BELFAST – RTC (SINGLE CAR) – CASUALTY / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a car overturned and landed on its roof with a person trapped inside at Belfast Road, Antrim. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release a man in his 30s from the vehicle. He was conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Antrim and Ballymena stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 12:35
Location: LIMAVADY – DETACHED HOUSE - CASUALTY
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at Station Road, Ballykelly, Limavady. Occupier used a dry powder extinguisher to put out a small fire in the living room before arrival of FRS. A 49-year-old woman received oxygen therapy from FRS for smoke inhalation at the scene. Firefighters ventilated the smoke from the premises. Sounding smoke alarms alerted occupier. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crew from Limavady station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Tuesday 21st March 2017, 20:56
Location: COLERAINE - BUNGALOW
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at a chalet bungalow at Charnwood Park, Coleraine. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hosereel jets and a covering jet to extinguish the blaze. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Coleraine and Portstewart stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Tuesday 21st March 2017, 03:03
Location: LIMAVADY – SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire at a semi-detached house at Sperrin Road, Limavady. Firefighters earing breathing apparatus used two hosereel jets and two jets to extinguish the blaze. The cause of the fire appeared deliberate. Fire crews from Limavady, Dungiven and Northland stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Monday 20th March 2017, 17:15
Location: BELFAST – TERRACE HOUSE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at Wolseley Street in the Botanic area of Belfast. Firefighters used a main jet to put out the a small fire involving a tumble dryer. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Central station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Monday 20th March 2017, 16:34
Location: DOWNPATRICK – TERRACE HOUSE – SMOKE ALARM
Details:

NIFRS responded a report of a fire at a terraced house at Colmcille Road, Downpatrick. Firefighters removed a grill pan to outside. Sounding smoke alarms alerted occupier. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crew from Downpatrick station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Monday 20th March 2017, 13:16
Location: PORTADOWN – RTC (SINGLE CAR) – CASUALTY / RESCUE
Details:

NIFRS responded to a single car RTC at Park Road, Portadown. Firefighters used airbags to the vehicle to rescue a 70-year-old woman. She was conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Portadown and Lurgan stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Monday 20th March 2017, 09:22
Location: LONDONDERRY - BUNGALOW
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at a bungalow at Amelia Court in the Shantallow area of Londonderry. A small fire in the shower unit was out on arrival of FRS. Firefighters isolated the shower. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Northland station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Thursday 16th March 2017, 06:56
Location: BALLYMENA – SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE – SMOKE ALARM
Details:

NIFRS responded to a report of a fire at a semi-detached house at Woodgreen Park, Kells, Ballymena. Firefighters used a hearth kit and water to deal with a small fire in the chimney. Sounding smoke alarm alerted occupiers. The cause of the fire appeared accidental. Fire crews from Ballymena station attended the incident.

Date, Time: Wednesday 15th March 2017, 22:14
Location: OMAGH – SHED - CASUALTIES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a fire involving a large shed at Maine Road, Mountfield , Omagh. Firefighters used two hosereel jets, a compressed foam jet and a jet to extinguish the blaze. Three casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance suffering smoke inhalation. Fire crews from Omagh, Newtownstewart and Dungiven stations attended the incident.

Date, Time: Wednesday 15th March 2017, 18:44
Location: BELFAST – RTC (CAR & VAN) - CASUALTIES
Details:

NIFRS responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and a van at North Queen Street in the New Lodge area of Belfast. Firefighters administered First Aid and Oxygen therapy to an 85-year-old woman at the scene. Two casualties were conveyed to hospital by ambulance. Fire crews from Whitla and Westland stations attended the incident.

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