30 November 2010
Read our incident round up 23rd - 30th November
- Crews from Port Glasgow Community Fire Station attended a house
fire in the town. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus
successfully removed a male casualty from the building and
extinguished the fire using hose reel jets. The casualty was
treated at the scene by ambulance personnel.
- Crews from Clydebank and Knightswood Community Fire
Stations were called to a kitchen fire on the 11th floor
of a multi storey block of flats. Firefighters wearing breathing
apparatus tackled the fire.
- Firefighters from Castlemilk Community Fire Station attended a
fire in the common close of a local tenement building. Crews
wearing breathing apparatus fought the blaze using hosereel jets. A
total of three casualties were treated at the scene for smoke
- Crews from Cowcaddens and Knightswood Community Fire Stations
attended a fire on the 12th floor of a multi storey
block of flats. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using
a main jet tackled the fire. One female casualty was treated at the
scene for smoke inhalation by ambulance personnel.
- Crews from Greenock Community Fire Station were called to a
blaze in a first floor flat of a tenement building in the
town. On arrival, firefighters discovered the building
to be well alight. Donning breathing apparatus and using hose
reel jets, the firefighters located all three casualties who were
then treated for smoke inhalation by ambulance personnel.
- Crews from Cumbernauld Community Fire Station were called to a
small kitchen fire on the 15th floor of a multi storey
block of flats. One male casualty was removed from the
- Crews from Helensburgh Community Fire Station attended a house
fire in the town. Donning breathing apparatus, firefighters rescued
two casualties from the property who were then transferred to
- Firefighters from Cambuslang Community Fire Station attended a
road traffic collision involving two vehicles. Using
hydraulic cutting and spreading equipment, firefighters removed
three female casualties. Paramedics treated two casualties at the
scene with another being transferred by ambulance to hospital
suffering from suspected back and neck injuries.
- Firefighters from Newmilns Community Fire Station were called
to an incident east of Darvel where a private car and a 4x4 with
trailer had collided. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment
to free two casualties from the car. Ambulance personnel were at
the scene to treat the casualties and an air ambulance was used to
transport a doctor to the scene.
- Crews from Larkhall and Hamilton Community Fire Stations
attended a road traffic collision on the A71, where initial reports
suggested that a car had overturned and that the driver may be
trapped within the vehicle. On arrival at the scene, fire crews
discovered the driver to be free from the vehicle and being treated
by paramedics. Firefighters remained at the scene to ensure that
the vehicle was safe, and that there was no further risk to the
- Crews from Polmadie, Castlemilk and Pollok Community Fire
Stations attended a fire within the ground floor and first floor of
a detached house in the south side of Glasgow. Using a main jet and
breathing apparatus, firefighters were able to bring the blaze
under control. No-one was injured in the blaze and the family dog
was successfully rescued.
- Firefighters from Largs Community Fire Station were
called to a fire in a block of flats in the town. Using a hose reel
jet and wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters quickly rescued a
female casualty from a first floor flat. A short time later,
a second casualty was removed from the burning building. Both
casualties were then treated by Scottish Ambulance Service
- Firefighters from Parkhead Community Fire Station rescued a
male casualty from a ground floor tenement flat in the east end of
Glasgow. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose
reel jet were able to quickly extinguish the fire, locate the
casualty and lead him to safety.
- Firefighters from Girvan Community Fire Station attended a road
traffic collision involving two private cars on the A77 near
Turnberry. One casualty was rescued by firefighters using
hydraulic cutting equipment. In total, three casualties were
transferred to hospital for precautionary check ups.