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Found 52 incidents matching the search criteria:
Refuse bin fire in Sedbergh
(South Lakeland)
27 Apr 2017

At 10:40 firefighters were called to a report of commercial bins set alight on Main Street. They found a fire in a refuse bin which was put out with a hose reel jet.

Chimney fire in Sedbergh
(South Lakeland)
26 Apr 2017

At 10:00 firefighters were called to a chimney on fire in Marthwaite, Sedbergh. Chimney rods and a hose reel were used by the crew to extinguish the fire and a thermal imaging camera to check the area.

Two fires involving grass in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
26 Apr 2017

At 16:57 firefighters were called to grass on fire near to a jetty in Phoenix Road, Barrow-in-Furness. The fire was extinguished with a hose reel. Another fire involving grass on wasteland, which was close by, was also extinguished with a hose reel.

Bonfire in Workington
(Allerdale)
26 Apr 2017

At 22:13 firefighters were called to a large bonfire in Poole Road, Salterbeck, Workington. The fire was extinguished with a hose reel and small tools.

Chimney fire in Ulverston
(South Lakeland)
26 Apr 2017

At 22:23 firefighters were called to a chimney on fire in Oxen Park, Ulverston. The crew used chimney rods and small tools to extinguish the flames.

Chimney fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
26 Apr 2017

At 22:26 firefighters were called to a chimney on fire in Beck Road, Carlisle. The crew used tools and water to extinguish the fire. Embers were removed from the grate and put outside before the crew left.

ONGOING INCIDENT - Building fire in Maryport
(Allerdale)
25 Apr 2017

ONGOING INCIDENT - at 13:30 firefighters were called to a report of bracken on fire on Glasson Industrial Estate. Eight fire engines and an aerial ladder platform have been called to the scene which is, in fact, a building fire. The building, used for manufacturing synthetic turf, measures 40 metres x 50 metres and is heavily involved in fire. Firefighters are tackling the blaze using main jets. UPDATE 15:20 - Advice is for people who are downwind of the smoke plume to stay indoors and keep windows closed. This incident will be updated when more information is available. UPDATE 17:10 - Firefighters are continuing to tackle the blaze. This incident is expected to continue for some time. UPDATE 09:29 26 April - Firefighters have continued to fight the fire overnight. The area was sectorised with crews in breathing apparatus tackling the blaze in each sector. A foam jet was in use, along with main jets and ground monitors. UPDATE 15:53 Crews remain at the scene tackling deep seated pockets of fire. A jet, three ground monitors and a monitor from the aerial ladder platform is being used. A joint investigation with police is being carried out. UPDATE 11:05 27 April - Firefighters have been at the scene throughout a second night and are continuing to damp down the area using hose reel jets.

Chimney fire in Marton
(South Lakeland)
25 Apr 2017

At 19:27 firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire on Moor Road. They found a fire in the flue which was put out using a water backpack.

Grass fire in Aspatria
(Allerdale)
25 Apr 2017

At 20:40 firefighters were called to a grass fire on Whinbarrow Lane. Around 75 square metres of grass and gorse was well alight in what was possibly a controlled burning which had got out of control. Beaters and a hose reel jet were used to bring the blaze under control.

Road traffic collision on the M6
(Eden)
24 Apr 2017

At 13:53 firefighters were called to a road traffic collision involving two heavy goods vehicles with one man trapped on the M6 north between junctions 40 and 41. The crew released the man from one of the vehicles and handed him to the care of paramedics.

Road traffic collision on the M6 southbound
(Carlisle)
24 Apr 2017

At 15:33 firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on the M6 south between junctions 44 and 43. The incident involved a heavy goods vehicle which had left the motorway and was on its side down an embankment. One man was trapped and needed the help of the crew to get out. Specialist tools were used to remove the windscreen and get the man out and the crew used a first aid kit on the casualty.

Outbuildings on fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
24 Apr 2017

At 15:55 firefighters were called to two outbuildings on fire in Peel Street, Carlisle. The crew used two hose reels and specialist equipment at the incident. A fire investigation into the cause of the fire will take place and police attended.

Grass fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
24 Apr 2017

At 17:20 firefighters were called to a report of a grass fire on Vulcan Road. Around two hundred square metres of bushes and grass was well alight. Crews used beaters and a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze and were at the scene for around two hours and ten minutes.

Gorse bushes on fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
24 Apr 2017

At 18:43 firefighters were called to gorse bushes on fire on Cavendish Dock Road. Two hose reel jets were used to put out the fire.

Disused building fire in Wigton
(Allerdale)
24 Apr 2017

At 18:54 fire engines and an aerial ladder platform attended a fire in a disused building on Arms Yard market place. Firefighters, four in breathing apparatus, used two hose reel jets and a main jet to tackle the blaze. The area was thoroughly checked using thermal imaging cameras to make sure there were no hot spots. They were at the scene for just over four and a half hours.

Gorse bushes on fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
24 Apr 2017

At 19:05 firefighters were called to a second fire involving gorse bushes at a different location on Cavendish Dock Road. Three hose reel jets were used to put out the fire.

Grass fire in Maryport
(Allerdale)
23 Apr 2017

At 11:59 firefighters were called to Broughton Moor, Maryport to a grass and gorse fire which was well alight. The crew used beaters and water from back packs to extinguish the flames.

Grass and gorse on fire in Workington
(Allerdale)
23 Apr 2017

At 13:39 firefighters were called to approximately 50 square metres of grass and gorse on fire in Derwent Drive, Derwent Howe Industrial Estate, Workington. The crew used beaters to extinguish the flames.

Garage on fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
23 Apr 2017

At 14:24 three fire engines from Barrow, Ulverston and Broughton were called to a garage on fire in French Street, Barrow-in-Furness. The crew used two hose reel jets to extinguish the flames.

Reed bed on fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
23 Apr 2017

At 17:47 firefighters were called to approximately 200 square metres of reed bed and bush on fire in Salthouse Road, Barrow-in-Furness. The crew used beaters to extinguish the flames.

Refuse fire in Dalton-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
23 Apr 2017

At 20:33 firefighters were called to a small fire involving refuse which was extinguished with a hose reel in Chapel Street, Dalton-in-Furness.

Refuse on fire in Dalton-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
23 Apr 2017

At 20:50 firefighters were called to a small fire involving refuse and a back gate in Queen Street, Dalton-in-Furness. The crew used a hose reel at the incident.

Property on fire in Egremont
(Copeland)
23 Apr 2017

At 21:22 firefighters were called to fire involving the ground and first floor of a semi-detached property in Royal Drive, Egremont. The crews from Whitehaven, Egremont and Frizington used two hose reels to extinguish the flames. All persons were accounted for and no persons were involved. The crews were in attendance fro two hours. Police and ambulance attended.

Car on fire in Penrith
(Eden)
23 Apr 2017

At 21:23 firefighters were called to a car well alight in Watersedge, Southwaite, Green Mill, Eamont Bridge, Penrith. The crew used one hose reel was used to extinguish it.

Refuse on fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
22 Apr 2017

At 01:39 firefighters were called to a report of refuse on fire on Sutherland Street. A hose reel jet was used to put the fire out.

Grass fire near Tebay
(Eden)
22 Apr 2017

At 13:55 firefighters were called to a report of grass on fire between junctions 38 and 37. The fire involved around four thousand metres of grass on the west coast line railway embankment. Overhead lines were isolated and trains stopped as firefighters tackled the blaze using hose reel jets and beaters.

Grass fire at Penruddock
(Eden)
22 Apr 2017

At 15:53 firefighters were called to a grass fire on the A66 near Penruddock. Around 30 acres of grass and stubble was on fire after a controlled burning had got out of control. Crews used beaters and hose reel jets to tackle the fire.

Grassland fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
21 Apr 2017

At 18:53 firefighters were called to a report of grassland on fire near Warwick Road. Around 90 square metres was involved in fire which firefighters tackled using hose reel jets.

Car fire in Great Clifton
(Allerdale)
21 Apr 2017

At 23:34 firefighters were called to a car fire on Riverside. Two vehicles were involved and firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to bring the blaze under control.

Grass on fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
18 Apr 2017

At 14:30 firefighters were called to a fire involving approximately seven meters of grass and gauze which was well alight in Salthouse Road, Barrow-in-Furness. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish the flames.

Two people rescued from rooftop in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
18 Apr 2017

At 15:50 firefighters were called to Buccleuch Road, Barrow-in-Furness to rescue to people from the roof of a building. The crew used a ladder to reach the two males after they had apparently climbed onto an unsafe disused building.

Small fire in field in Maryport
(Allerdale)
18 Apr 2017

At 19:12 firefighters were called to Ellenborough Place, Maryport to a small fire in a field. The crew used beaters to put the fire out and police attended and assisted at the incident

Bedroom fire in Seascale
(Copeland)
17 Apr 2017

At 02:12 firefighters were called to Wasdale, Seascale to a fire in a first floor bedroom. One hose reel and a dry powder extinguisher was used to extinguish the fire. It is believed that the fire may have started due to an electric blanket.

Fire involving shed in Workington
(Allerdale)
17 Apr 2017

At 22:09 firefighters were called to Moss Bay Road, Workington to a fire involving a shed, on an allotment, which was well alight. The crew used a hose reel to fight the fire.

House fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
16 Apr 2017

At 15:43 firefighters were called to a house fire in Barrowdale Gardens, Carlisle. The fire involved the ground floor of the property and a man self-rescued himself and his dog. The crews used two hose reels to extinguish the flames. The crew cut away the inside of the property and turned over items to enable them to fully extinguish the fire. A thermal imaging camera was also to check that the fire was out. The man and his dog both suffered from smoke inhalation and paramedics attended. A large fan was used to remove smoke from the property before leaving.

Chimney on fire in Coniston
(South Lakeland)
16 Apr 2017

At 15:44 firefighters were called to Bank Terrace, Coniston to a chimney on fire. The crew used specialist equipment to extinguish the fire and a thermal imaging camera to check the area before leaving.

Chimney on fire in Clifton
(Allerdale)
16 Apr 2017

At 17:59 firefighters were called to a chimney on fire in Green Garth, Clifton and used specialist equipment to extinguish it. A thermal imaging camera was also used to check the property before the crew left.

Chimney well alight in Wigton
(Allerdale)
16 Apr 2017

At 18:11 firefighters were called to a chimney on fire in Croft Head, Caldbeck, Wigton. The fire was well alight on arrival and the crew, wearing safety equipment, used a ladder to access the area and extinguish the fire using specialist equipment. A thermal imaging camera was also used to check the area before the crew left.

Recycling machine on fire in Rockcliffe
(Carlisle)
16 Apr 2017

At 00:14 firefighters were called to a report of a recycling machine on fire at a property Kingmoor Park on the Rockcliffe Estate. Firefigters, four in breathing apparatus, used a compressed air foam system, hose reel and main jets to safely put out the blaze. They were at the scene for around three hours.

Chimney fire in Hayton
(Allerdale)
15 Apr 2017

At 19:24 firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire at a castle in Hayton Village. The crews used chimney rods, height safety equipment and ladders to put out the fire and thoroughly inspect the complex chimney layout to make sure there were no hotspots.

Chimney fire in Great Langdale
(South Lakeland)
15 Apr 2017

At 22:45 firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire at a property on the B5343 at Great Langdale. A hose reel jet was used from a 10 metre ladder to put out the fire.

Road traffic collision at Gatebeck
(South Lakeland)
15 Apr 2017

At 23:33 firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on the A65 at Gatebeck. A car and a minibus were involved in the collision and crews had to release two casualties, one from the car (a woman) and one man from the minibus. Police and ambulance were also at the scene. Nine casualties are believed to have been treated by ambulance personnel.

Refuse bin fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
14 Apr 2017

At 16:25 firefighters were called to a report of a refuse bin on fire in an outbuilding at a house on Hallin Crescent. The crew used a hose reel jet to put the fire out.

Car fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
14 Apr 2017

At 21:48 firefighters were called to a report of a car fire on Wigton Road. Firefighters, one wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to bring the blaze under control.

Fire in the open in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
13 Apr 2017

At 19:35 firefighters were called to a report of a fire close to the railway line on Salthouse Road. Beaters and a water backpack were used to put out the fire.

Smouldering fire in office in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
12 Apr 2017

At 10:04 firefighters were called to Willie Horne Way, Barrow-in-Furness to a smouldering fire in an office and used water to extinguish it. It is believed that the fire was started accidentally.

Road traffic collision M6 northbound j39-40
(Eden)
11 Apr 2017

At 17:02 firefighters were called to a report of a road traffic collision on the M6 northbound between junctions 39 and 40, near Shap. The incident involved a quad bike and trailer and there were two casualties. Firefighters released one casualty from underneath the quad bike. Both casualties were taken to hospital, one by air ambulance and one by land ambulance. The crews then made the scene safe.

Grass fire in Glenridding
(South Lakeland)
11 Apr 2017

At 23:39 firefighters were called to a grass fire on the A592 at Glenridding. A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire which covered an area of around 100m x 50m.

Grass fire in Alston
(Eden)
10 Apr 2017

At 14:31 firefighters were called to a report of grass on fire on the A689 Nenthead. Controlled burning had accidentally spread on to the surrounding grass area. A hose reel jet was used to put out the fire.

Chimney on fire in Seascale
(Copeland)
10 Apr 2017

At 16:11 firefighters were called to a chimney on fire in Gosforth, Seascale. The fire was extinguished with a hose reel and was contained to the upper part of the chimney.

Height rescue from scaffolding in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
28 Mar 2017

At 09:25 firefighters were called to a report of a casualty on the second storey of scaffolding on Durdar Road. The aerial ladder platform was brought to assist in the rescue and the casualty, a man, was brought down and handed into the care of the ambulance service.

Chimney fire in Shap
(Eden)
28 Mar 2017

At 19:09 firefighters were called to a chimney fire in Shap. A hose reel jet and adaptor along with chimney rods were used to put the fire out. Hot ash was removed from the hearth and a thermal imaging camera used to monitor the temperature in the affected area.

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