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Found 81 incidents matching the search criteria:
Pub fire in Smithfield
(Carlisle)
28 May 2017

At 11:27 firefighters were called to a fire in the Robin Hood Inn in Smithfield. When they arrived crews found a fire in the kitchen. Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus tackled the fire.

Vehicle fire in Wigton
(Allerdale)
28 May 2017

At 23:49 firefighters were called to a report of a vehicle fire on West Street in Wigton. Firefighters used two hose reels to put the fire out.

Garage fire in Seaton
(Allerdale)
26 May 2017

At 08:54 firefighters were called to an outbuilding fire on Church Road, Seaton. On arrival crews found a garage on fire and used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to put out the fire. Crews were detained for around an hour.

Garden waste on fire in Walney
(Barrow-in-Furness)
26 May 2017

At 21:15 firefighters attended a fire involving garden waste on Andreas Avenue. The crew used a hose reel jet to bring the blaze under control.

Grass fire in Wetheral
(Carlisle)
26 May 2017

At 22:02 firefighters were called to a report of a fire in the woods near Wetheral Priory. They found an amount of grassland on fire which they put out using water backpacks and beaters.

Motorbike crash in Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith
(Eden)
25 May 2017

At 14:21 firefighters were called to a small petrol spill after a motorbike crash on an access road to Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith. Crews soaked up a small amount of petrol which was leaking from a crashed motorbike using a environmental grab bag. Air ambulance crews removed one casualty from the scene.

Bin fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
25 May 2017

At 23:02 firefighters were called to a bin fire on Gatacre Street, Barrow-in-Furness. Crews found that a disposable barbeque had set fire to a wheelie bin in an out house at a house on the street. The bin was well alight when crews arrived and one hose reel jet was used to put out the fire.

Shed on fire in Cleator Moor
(Copeland)
24 May 2017

At 00:45 firefighters were called to a fire involving a shed which had spread to fencing and a roof of a commercial substation in Croasdale Place, Cleator Moor. They crew used a hose reel jet to extinguish the flames. Police also attended as it is believed that the fire may have been started deliberately.

Grass and pine fire in First Coombs Wood
(Eden)
24 May 2017

At 15:31 firefighters were called to a report of grass and pine needles on fire in First Coombs Wood near Armathwaite. Beaters and water backpacks were used to put out the fire.

Van on fire in Kendal
(South Lakeland)
23 May 2017

At 17:11 firefighters were called to a van on fire on the A684 New Hutton, Kendal. The fire was extinguished with a hose reel.

Fire in garden in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
23 May 2017

At 19:03 firefighters were called to a fire in a garden in Reiver Place, Kingstown Road, Carlisle which spread to a fence. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish it.

Boy rescued after getting stuck in a tree in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
22 May 2017

At 17:16 firefighters were called to Robins Wood, Carlisle, after a boy became stuck in a tree. Crews released the boy using small hand tools and a saw after his leg became stuck between two branches. He was then handed into the care of paramedics.

Boy rescued after getting stuck in a climbing frame
(Copeland)
22 May 2017

At 19:57 firefighters were called to Orgill Junior School, on Southey Avenue, Egremont, when a boy became stuck in a climbing frame. Crews used a climbing frame airbag to release the boy.

Grass fire near Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
21 May 2017

At 13:53 firefighters were called to a grass fire at the end of Park Road, Barrow-in-Furness. Crews used scotty backpacks to put out the fire which was approximately 150m across.

Building fire at industrial unit in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
21 May 2017

At 15:26 firefighters were called to building fire at Kimberley Clark in the staff canteen, on Park Road, Barrow-in-Furness. One fire engine from Barrow, one from Broughton and one from Ulverston attended the fire and crews used a main jet and a hose reel jet to put out the blaze. A large fan was used to ventilate the property. Crews were at the scene for just over an hour. Police also attended the incident.

Skip fire in Workington
(Allerdale)
21 May 2017

At 20:24 firefighters were called to a large skip which was on fire at Moorclose Sports Centre, Moorclose Road, Workington. Crews used a hose reel jet to put out the fire. Police also attended the incident.

Tanker over turned by junction 43 of M6 southbound
(Carlisle)
20 May 2017

At 06:32 firefighters were sent to the slip road of the M6 motorway at junction 43 southbound (by the Cattle Market at J43) where a tanker had over turned. Firefighters cooled the axel of the tanker with a hose reel jet. Police and Highways Agency attended.

Chinmey fire in Naddle
(Allerdale)
19 May 2017

At 07:28 firefighters were called to chimney fire in Naddle, near to the A591. The fire was in a two-storey detached farmhouse and was confined to the chimney stack. Crews have put out the fire.

One female trapped after road traffic collision in Brampton
(Carlisle)
19 May 2017

At 09:54 firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on the A689, Brampton, near to the roundabout for the A69. A car was on its roof and a female casualty was trapped inside the car. Fire crews from Brampton and Carlisle East fire stations got the female out of the vehicle and were on scene for around 30 minutes.

Hay fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
19 May 2017

At 15:31 firefighters were called to a report of hay on fire on Orton Road. They found a small quantity of hay smouldering and used a hose reel jet to put the fire out.

Gorse bush well alight in Dalston Carlisle
(Carlisle)
19 May 2017

At 17:31 firefighters were sent to a fire involving two square metres of gorse bush that was well alight on By a cycling track at the back of a school near to the river in Dalston Carlisle. Firefighters used water back packs to extinguish the fire.

Gas leak in disused pub in Cleator Moor
(Copeland)
18 May 2017

At 23:26 firefighters were called to a disused pub, the Derby Arms, on Ennderdale Road, Cleator Moor, after reports of a gas leak. The crew, from Frizington, ventilated the building so that engineers from the National Grid could access it to fix the leak.

People rescued from roof in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
17 May 2017

At 21:08 firefighters were called to Carlisle Cathedral and three people who had climbed up scaffolding and couldn't get down. The crew used ladders to get the three down from the building.

Outbuilding on fire in Workington
(Allerdale)
15 May 2017

At 05:20 firefighters were called to a large outbuilding which was well alight on Cockfield Drive, Workington. The shed was well alight on arrival and crews used two ground monitors, one hose reel jet and one breathing apparatus to put out the fire. Crews were at the scene for two and a half hours.

Shed fire in Workington
(Allerdale)
15 May 2017

At 06:09 firefighters were called to a shed fire on Westfield Drive, Workington. Two crews from Workington attended the fire which was in a shed in a back garden. Crews used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

Fire in retirement home in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
15 May 2017

At 07:29 firefighters were called to a fire in a retirement home on Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness. One engine from Barrow and two from Ulverston attended the incident. Crews found an overheated light fitting in the linen room. They used a hose reel jet, two breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera to put out the fire.

Fire involving artificial turf in Maryport
(Allerdale)
15 May 2017

At 17:07 firefighters were called to approximately 10 tonnes of artificial turf on fire at a commercial premises on Glasson Industrial Estate, Maryport. The crews used foam to extinguish the fire and one hose reel jet. They were in attendance for approximately two hours.

Motorbike fire in Ulverston
(South Lakeland)
14 May 2017

At 13:22 firefighters were called to a motorbike fire on Clarence Street, Ulverston. Two hose reel jets were used to put out the fire. The motorbike was completely destroyed.

Fuel spill in Ulverston
(South Lakeland)
14 May 2017

At 14:10 firefighters were called to Mosside Garage, on Oubas Hill, Ulverston, after a diesel spill from a vehicle. Crews absorbed the spillage, which had come from a crack in a fuel tank of a small vehicle, using forecourt sand and waited for a recovery vehicle to arrive.

Rescue of a person who slipped down bank
(Eden)
14 May 2017

At 14:45 firefighters were called to a casualty who had slipped down a river bank near to Well Tree Brow, Kings Meaburn. Crews, from Penrith and Appleby, assisted a local mountain rescue team and used a specialist climbing equipment and a stretcher to rescue a female casualty.

Chimney fire in Bootle
(South Lakeland)
13 May 2017

At 14:55 firefighters were called to deal with a chimney fire on Hycemoor Way in Bootle. Crews used specialist equipment to put it out.

Two car collision
(Carlisle)
13 May 2017

At 20:11 hours three fire engines attended a road traffic collision on Park Road, Armathwaite, Carlisle. The incident involved two vehicles. Firefighters used specialist equipment to extricate one man before handing him over to the care of awaiting ambulance staff. Crews were engaged at scene for approximately one hour and twenty minutes.

Gorse and grass fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
12 May 2017

At 00:16 firefighters were called to a gorse and grass fire on Ocean Road, Barrow-in-Furness. The gorse was well alight on arrival and crews used three hose reel jets and beaters to put out the flames.

Dog rescued after getting trapped in gate in Keswick
(Allerdale)
12 May 2017

At 05:18 firefighters were called to a Jack Russell stuck in a gate at Ormathwaite Hall, near Keswick. The dog was caught in the gate at its midriff and fire crews used holmatro rescue spreaders to release it.

Man trapped under vehicle in Blackwell
(Carlisle)
12 May 2017

At 15:43 firefighters were called to a man trapped by his arm under a vehicle in Lowry Street, Blackwell. The crew used air bags to rescue the man.

Car fire
(Barrow-in-Furness)
12 May 2017

At 18:23 firefighters were called to a car fire on Mill Lane in Barrow-in-Furness. Crews used a hose reel jet to put the fire out.

Wheelie bin on fire in Whitehaven
(Copeland)
11 May 2017

At 04:31 firefighters were called to a wheelie bin which had been set alight on George Street, Whitehaven. When crews arrived the bin was well alight and the heat from the bin was affecting a ground floor flat. Crews used one hose reel jet to put out the fire and then checked the adjacent flat for any signs of fire damage.

Braken fire in Keswick
(Allerdale)
11 May 2017

At 15:13 firefighters were called to a bracken fire at St John's in-the-vale, Keswick. Crews used beaters and scotty backpacks to put out the fire.

Caravan fire which spread to barn in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
11 May 2017

At 16:57 firefighters were called to a caravan fire on the A689 Newby West, Carlisle. Three fire engines from Carlisle East, Carlisle West and Wigton and an aerial appliance from Carlisle East attended the incident which involved a derelict caravan which had spread to the roof of a two storey barn. Crews used two breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and a compressed air foam system to extinguish the flames. Crews were at the scene for several hours overnight.

Chimney fire in Yanwath
(Eden)
10 May 2017

At 02:11 firefighters were called to a chimney fire at a house in Moorside, Yanwath. Two engines attended the incident and used working at height equipment and a hose reel jet to put out the fire. The house will be monitored throughout the day.

Garage fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
9 May 2017

At 11:31 firefighters were called to a large fire at a garage at Salthouse Mills Industrial Estate, Barrow-in-Furness. The industrial building was well alight on arrival. Five fire engines were sent to the area and used ground water monitors to fight the fire. Initially police are attended for traffic management and the public were advised to stay inside with their windows and doors shut if they lived near the area.
The buildings were apparently used as garages and firefighters cooled cylinders at the premises. Four ground water monitors, one hose reel and two main water jets were used to fight the fire at its height. The aerial ladder platform was also used as a water tower.
Crews remained at the scene overnight. The fire was contained to pockets and crews used hose reel jets to put out the fire. Environmental health was contacted about the incident.
The site was handed back to the owner at 20:33. Crews monitored the scene overnight for the second night and left the scene at 05:53.

Grass fire in Kirby Stephen
(Eden)
9 May 2017

At 13:20 firefighters were called to Augill Bridge, Broughto a grass fire. The crew used beaters and water from back packs to extinguish the flames.

Rubbish on fire in Holme
(South Lakeland)
9 May 2017

At 14:10 firefighters were called to Station Road, Holme to rubbish on fire. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish it.

Gorse fire in Maryport
(Allerdale)
9 May 2017

At 15:02 firefighters were called to 10 square metres of gorse which was well alight in Station Street, Maryport. The crew used beaters to put the fire out.

Small fire in bush in Middlefield
(Barrow-in-Furness)
9 May 2017

At 17:36 firefighters were called to a small fire in a bush on the corner of Whinsfield Avenue and Bank Lane, Middlefield. Crews went to the area, locally known as 'the tip', and put out a small grass fire which had started in a bush using scottie backpacks and beaters to put out the fire.

Fire in the open in Aspatria
(Allerdale)
9 May 2017

At 20:29 firefighters were called to a fire in the open at a farm at Whinbarrow Lane, Aspatria, Wigton. The fire was halfway down a farm track and close to electrical cables. The fire crew used a hose reel jet to put out the flames.

Small grass fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
9 May 2017

At 21:08 firefighters were called to a small grass fire off Greystone Road, Carlisle. The crew used a hose reel jet to put out the flames.

Flat fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
9 May 2017

At 23:00 firefighters were called to a flat fire at Raglan Court, Barrow-in-Furness. The fire was out on arrival so crews used a high powered fan to remove smoke from the property. One woman who was in the property was treated by paramedics at the scene.

Smoke in basement in train station in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
8 May 2017

At 15:02 firefighters were called to Citadel Railway Station to heavy smoke logging in a basement of a commercial property. The crews found a fire which was out on their arrival in the basement and used a hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to check the area. The station was evacuated and no trains were permitted to stop at the train station while the incident was being dealt with, however trains were permitted to pass through the station without stopping.

Lorry on fire in Longtown
(Carlisle)
8 May 2017

At 14:36 firefighters were called to a fire involving a lorry which had spread to rubbish in a yard on Sandysike to Hornickhill Road, Sandysike, Longtown. The crews from Carlisle East and Carlisle West used two hose reels to put the fire out. A thermal imaging camera was used to check the area before crews left the scene.

Large braken fire in Grizedale Forest, Ambleside
(South Lakeland)
8 May 2017

At 16:47 firefighters were called to a large braken fire in Grizedale Forest, Ambleside, near to the Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre. Three crews from Ambleside, Whitehaven and Ulverston alongside two specialist wildfire units from Windermere and Grange and a wildfire Land Rover from Ambleside tackled the fire which covered approximately 2,000 square metres of woodland, which was located about one mile along the forest track from the Bogle Crag car park. Crews used a hose reel jet, two fire express hose reel units, five scottie back packs and beaters to contain and put out the fire. Crews left the scene at 22.21.

Grill fire in property in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
8 May 2017

At 17:43 firefighters were called a grill fire at a house on Harris Crescent, Carlisle. The fire was out on arrival so crews inspected the kitchen and left.

Chimney fire in Appleby-in-Westmorland
(Eden)
8 May 2017

At 18:38 firefighters were called to a chimney fire at a house on Clifford Street, Appleby-in-Westmorland. The crew, from Appleby, used a hose reel jet to put out the fire which was contained to the chimney stack.

Van fire in Distington
(Allerdale)
7 May 2017

At 02:17 firefighters were called to a van fire on Main Road. Two hose reel jets were used to put the fire out. One firefighter wore breathing apparatus.

Smoke in property in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
7 May 2017

At 15:49 firefighters were called to smoke in a property in Broad Close, Barrow-in-Furness. The crew extinguished a fire in the property with a hose reel. A large fan was also used to remove smoke from the property.

Grass on fire in Wigton
(Allerdale)
7 May 2017

At 16:23 firefighters were called to a small amount of grass on fire on the B5302, Silloth, Wigton. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish it.

Grass on fire in Maryport
(Allerdale)
7 May 2017

At 18:37 firefighters were called to grass smouldering in Sycamore Road, Maryport. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish the small fire.

Road traffic collision in Penrith
(Eden)
7 May 2017

At 20:01 firefighters were called to a road traffic collision north of Blencow involving two cars. The crew used cutting equipment to release one person from one of the vehicles and handed the casualty to the care of paramedics.

House fire in Arlecdon
(Copeland)
6 May 2017

At 6:05 firefighters were called to a house fire on Waterloo Terrace. The crews, two firefighters in breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to bring the fire under control. A thermal imaging camera was then used to make sure there were no hot areas that could break out. They were at the scene for just over four hours.

Road traffic collision in Lindale
(South Lakeland)
6 May 2017

At 12:38 firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on the A596 near Lindale. Three cars were involved and crews had to release one casualty who was trapped in one of the cars. The vehicle was stabilised so firefighters could use their specialist cutting equipment to be able to extricate the casualty, a woman. She was then handed into the care of ambulance staff.

Grass and gorse on fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
6 May 2017

At 15:44 firefighters were called to a report of around 100 square metres of grass and gorse on fire near Middlefield/Sowerby Avenue. The crew used a hose reel jet to bring the fire under control.

Grass fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
6 May 2017

At 17:10 firefighters were called to a report of grass on fire off Bedford Street. Around 20 square metres of grass was involved and the fire was put out using a hose reel jet.

Tyres on fire in Flimby
(Allerdale)
6 May 2017

At 22:32 firefighters were called to a report of tyres on fire behind Thompsons wood yard. A hose reel jet was used to put the fire out.

Lorry on fire in Appleby in Westmorland
(Eden)
6 May 2017

At 22:47 firefighters were called to a heavy goods vehicle on fire in a layby on the A66 at Warcop. The crews, two firefighters in breathing apparatus, used a main jet, ground monitor and compressed air foam system to put the fire out.

Road traffic collision in Broughton-in-Furness
(South Lakeland)
5 May 2017

At 03:38 firefighters were called to a report of a car in a ditch at Foxfield, leaving the driver trapped inside the vehicle. Specialist cutting equipment was used to release the man from the car and handed him into the care of the ambulance service. The vehicle was then made safe.

Forest fire in Thornthwaite
(Allerdale)
5 May 2017

ONGOING - Firefighters have been tackling a forest fire off the U2213 at Thornthwaite since 11:14. Crews have sectorised the incident and are using main pumps, wildfire jets, backpacks and wildfire tools. They have created a fire break and are damping down one of the sectors. This incident will be updated when more information is available.

Fire in the open in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
5 May 2017

At 21:16 firefighters were called to a report of a lot of black smoke in Spey Walk. They found a fire in the open which they put out using beaters, drag rakes and a water backpack.

Electrical substation fire in Whitehaven
(Copeland)
5 May 2017

At 23:59 firefighters were called to an electrical substation fire near School Road, Moresby Parks. The crew called for the power company to attend and isolate the electricity supply. They then put out the fire, which involved a sparking transformer, using a main jet.

Grass on fire in Barrow-in-Furness
(Barrow-in-Furness)
4 May 2017

At 15:36 firefighters were called to grass on fire in Walney Road, Barrow-in-Furness. 100 square metres of grass and gorse was well alight on the arrival of the crew, who used water and beaters to extinguish the flames.

Embankment fire in Penrith
(Eden)
4 May 2017

At 17:44 firefighters were called to a report of an embankment fire off Oxford Close. Grass along the back of a row of terraced hoses was on fire, which had spread onto a strip of grass onto the boundary fence of the railway track. Passing trains were also fanning the fire. Around 200 square metres of grass were involved. The trains were stopped while firefighters used two hose reel jets to bring the fire under control.

Grass fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
4 May 2017

At 19:19 firefighters were called to a grass fire on Cavendish Dock Road. Around 10 square metres of grass was well alight. Firefighters used three beaters and a water backpack to put out the fire.

Straw on fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
3 May 2017

At 14:20 firefighters were called to a fire involving straw bedding in a barn in Brunthill Road, Kingston Industrial Estate, Carlisle. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish the flames

Unattended bonfire in Carnforth
3 May 2017

At 14:28 firefighters were called to an unattended bonfire which had spread to a log pile in Pinch, Carnforth. The crew used two hose reels to extinguish the flames.

Grass on fire in Grange-over-Sands
3 May 2017

At 14:28 firefighters were called to grass on fire on the side of a fell in Newton-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands. The area measured approximately 40 metres by 40 metres and the crew used beaters and water to extinguish it.

Rubbish on fire in Haverthwaite
(South Lakeland)
2 May 2017

At 10:56 firefighters were called to a fire involving a large amount of rubbish at a caravan park off the A590 in Haverthwaite. Two hose reel jets were used to bring the fire, which was beginning to spread to neighbouring woodland, under control.

Chimney fire in Penrith
(Eden)
2 May 2017

At 13:54 firefighters were called to a report of a chimney fire on Raiselands Croft. The chimney was well alight and the fire was put out from a 1.9m ladder using a hose reel jet and specialist chimney gear.

Grass fire in Workington
(Allerdale)
1 May 2017

At 16:45 firefighters were called to a report of waste ground on fire on Derwent Howe Industrial Estate. Around 10 square metres of ground was on fire, with three seats of fire, which were put out using a hose reel jet.

Bench on fire in Carlisle
(Carlisle)
1 May 2017

At 21:15 firefighters were called to a report of a fire on Henderson Road. They found a bench on fire which was put out using a hose reel jet.

Vehicle destroyed by fire in Dalston, Carlisle
(Carlisle)
30 Apr 2017

At 01:58 one fire engine from Carlisle East attended a vehicle fire on the road from Durdar to Dalston in Dalston, Carlisle. The fire involved one vehicle which was off the road. The fire crew used two hose reels and one breathing apparatus to bring the fire under control. The vehicle was completely destroyed by the fire.

Campervan well alight in Gosforth, Seascale
(Copeland)
30 Apr 2017

At 04:48 firefighters were sent to an incident where a converted campervan was well alight on the A595 in a layby (opposite Thornbank) in Gosforth, Seascale. The campervan was well alight, so firefighters used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

Fence on fire in Barrow
(Barrow-in-Furness)
30 Apr 2017

At 19:29 firefighters were called to a fire at a property on James Gardens. The fire involved a fence and was put out by firefighters, one in breathing apparatus, using a hose reel jet.

End of incident list.