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||Congratulations to Station Manager Mark Saltern and Firefighter Richard Bluett on completing 30 years of service with Cornwall County Fire Brigade
Friday 19th January about 1215pm Delabole Firefighters were called along with Wadebridge and the Emergency tender from Bodmin to a RTC on the B3266 about 1/2 mile south of Valley Truckle involving 2 cars and persons trapped. Police, Ambulance and Air Ambulance were in attendance and Crash Resce equipment was used to release the casualties. As a result of the collision, one woman has died. Three more casualties, two women and a man, also received injuries.
Saturday 13th January just after 1pm Firefigters from Delabole attended a house fire at the Sidings Delabole the property was well alight and appliances also attended from Wadebridge and Bodmin. Two hosereels and a main jet were used to extinguish the fire, BA was also used.
Tuesday 26 December A crew attended a RTA at Tintagel along with police and South west ambulance service. The vehicle was made safe.
Thursday 22nd December just before 8am both appliances were called along with an appliance from Wadebridge and the rescue tender from Bodmin to a collision on the cross roads at China Down between Delabole and Pendoggett. This involved a minibus and a lorry partially blocking the B3314. The lorry also crashed into a house causing severe damage to the property. police and southwest ambulance were also at the scene. The lorry driver was taken to hospital with leg injuries.
Monday 18 December both appliances were called to Roughtor, to a woman stuck in a marsh. Bude and Wadebridge appliances were also alerted. Crews were quickly stood down as the casualty was released.
Sunday 3rd December A crew from Delabole were called to Makeup at a barn fire incident in Kilkhampton, several staions had been attending this fire. On the way home a call was recieved to attend Anvilcourt Camelford for a AFA This was caused by an over cooked pasty.
Thursday 30th November at 7.47pm Delabole firefighters attended a chimney fire
Trebarwith Road, the crew used the chimney rods, stirrup pump and small gear to extinguish the fire.
Saturday 25th November at 9.47pm one appliance from Delabole as well as an appliance from Wadebridge were mobilised to Anvil road Camelford to a property fire with persons reported. On arrival the person was accounted for. 1 Hrj and 2 BA were used to extinguish the fire and the positive pressure fan was then used to ventilate the property. The fire was caused by a chip pan being left on the hob. Minutes later and it could have been a different story. Be warned don't leave pans on hobs unattended.
Sunday 19th November at about 5.15pm Delabole firefighters attended a chimney fire near Boscastle involving a woodburner, on arrival the crew used chimney rods and small gear to extinguish the fire, the positive pressure ventilation fan was used to clear smoke from within the property.
Friday 3rd November at 7.45pm a crew from Delabole responded to a chimney fire at Camelford.
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Friday 20th October at 5.15 a crew from Delabole turned out to rescue a cat that was stuck in a recycling bin in Port Isaac. (I wonder what he wanted to turn into )!
Sunday 15th October an appliance from Delabole was turned out to a RTC on the B3266 near Helsbury Farm. Crews made the scene safe.
Tuesday 10th October at 5pm both appliances attended a kitchen fire in Camelford a Wadebridge appliance was also turned out for the incident. The fire was out on arrival.
Thursday 5th October in the early hours of the morning 1 Appliance from Delabole attended a Car Fire near Dannon Chapel. The crew used 2 BA and Hrj's to extinguish the fire. Arson was suspected and the Police attended.
Monday 25th September Just after 10pm Two appliances from Delabole were called to a RTC this time at Westdowns Delabole involving 2 vehicles. No persons were trapped, one person was treated with First Aid until the Ambulance arrived and the scene was made safe.
Saturday 23rd September Delabole firefighters were called at around 4pm to a serious RTC on the A39 between Camelford and Helstone, 3 vehicles are reported to be involved. Air Ambulances conveyed injured to hospital.
Friday 22nd September A couple of Shouts for the Delabole Firefighters a bonfire at Camelford at 11pm where advice was given. Also an AGA fire at 0100 Saturday morning.
Wednesday 13th September 8.40 pm Delabole firefighters were alerted to attend a call to an out of control bonfire at Mount Camel, Camelford. When the appliance with six crew arrived it was confirmed that the fire involved a shed 3x3 mtrs and had spread to undergrowth. a hrj was used to extinguish the fire.
Wednesday 9th August just after 10am crews from Delabole and Bodmin were called to a horse stuck in a 10 foot deep trench at Pendogget. The horse was rescued from scrub land with crews using lines. A whole time officer also attended.
Thursday 27th July at about 730pm Delabole Firefighters were called to a car on fire at Blakes Close Delabole. With the vehicle well alight on arrival two BA and two Hrj's were used to extinguish the fire.
No one was injured and the cause was unjknown.
Sunday 9th July just after 10am Fire fighters were called to a RTC at Knights Mill to assist with extracation of 2 persons from a car that had left the road a driven into a gargae attached to the house.
This is a familiar spot for accidents.
Wednesday 5th July about 9.30pm Delabole Firefighters along with a crew from Bodmin were called to a field of standing crops which were on fire near St Tudy, whilst mobile an additional call reported there to be a gas powered bird scarer in the field. there was about 20 square meters of crops well alight beaters were used to extinguish the fire.
Sunday 28th May at about 8.50pm Delabole firefighters were turned out in the recue roll to a single vehicle road traffic accident at Hallworthy. on arrival no one was trapped in the vehicle and the scene was made safe.
Saturday 27 / Sunday 28th May overnight continuous thunder storms were present this resulted in many crews throughout Cornwall responding to incidents. Delabole were called to a western power transformer on fire. Another shout was to an accidental fire in a garden.
Saturday 27th May at 614am Delabole firefighters were mobilised to a garage fire at Trewethen Trelill. Wadebridge were turned out whilst Delabole were unroute to the fire. On arrival extra assisitance was required and Padstow and Bodmin wre also turned out to the incident. the fire also involved 5 vehicles as well as a HGV BA a main jet and HRj's were used to extinguish the fire.
Monday 22nd May just after 7pm Delabole Firefighters were called along with Wadebridge and a wholetime officer to a Property fire at Trenint Hill Trebetherick. On arrival Make pumps 4 was made and Bodmin and Padstow were mobilised.The 2 story cottage was well alight with fire spread to the roof. BA and 3 main jets were used.
Monday 8th May at about 3pm both appliances from Delabole along with Wadebridge, a Rescue Tender from Bodmin and 3 wholetime officers were alerted to attend a car which had gone over the cliff at Atlantic Terrace, New Polzeath. one male person was released and taken into care by the Ambulance service then flown by Air Ambulance to Derriford. The Coastgaurd also attended this incident.
Sunday 7th May at 2pm both appliances from Delabole Fire Station were mobilised to an AGA fire at Otterham Station. The fire was out on arrival, the crews vented the property.
Thursday 4th May at 0610am Two appliances attended an road traffic collision involving a single vehicle on the B3266 between Delabole and Camelford. Assistance was given to the Ambulance Service with the patient and the scene was made safe.
Thursday 27th April 9.20pm Firefighters from Delabole were mobilise to the Bolventor Area for a Gorse fire about 2 acres in size beaters were used to extinguish the fire
Thusday 27th April In the afternoon multiple calls were recieved by Fire Control to a large fire at Dobwalls.
This turned out to be a Scrapyard fire involving scapped vehicles. The amount of appliances increased during the incident
and involved crews from Liskeard. Bodmin,Wadebridge, Callington, Looe, Launceston, Newquay and St Dennis.Lostwithiel, St. Austell Wadebridge, Fowey anf the water carrier from Helston are in attendance. This is as well as the Command Unit from Launceston, the Support Unit from St. Austell and the Welfare Vehicle from St. Dennis. Relief crews were used over night and involved four major appliances from Delabole, Polruan, Saltash and Callington. Two water carriers from Wadebridge and Helston which shuttled water to the scene. Other equipment used included a High Volume Pump, Foam Pod, and Aerial ladder platform.
Wednesday 26th April Just after Noon one appliance from Delabole was called to Make Up at Kilkampton Bude.
This was to a large wooden shed well alight breathing apparatus and HRj's were used to extinguish the fire. Appliances from Holsworthy and Hartand also attended the incident. A monitor was also used.
Friday 21st April at 6.40pm Delabole Firefighters along with one appliance from Liskeard and one from Lostwithiel were called to about a large are of Gorse on fire at Dozmary Pool Bolventor. Crews used Beaters and Hosereels to extinguish the fire.
Friday 21st April at 6.30pm sn appliance form Delabole was mobilised to investigate smoke seen near Roughtor. The fire was out on arrival.
Wednesday 12th April at 716am Both Appliances attended a Lorry Fire at near Davidstow on the A39 on arrival the fire was out. One hoserell was used to cool the brakes which had been on fire, the vehicle was made safe.
Friday 7th April at about 5.50pm Delabole Firefighters were alerted to attend a gorse fire in the area on Davidstow Moor. Both the Main appliance and the 4 wheel drive vehicle attended. The crews found a gorse fire over 8 acres of land and requested further assistance a 4 wheel drive vehicle from Padstow and Wadebridge attended with crews to extinguish the fire using beaters. A wholetime officer also attended.
Monday 20th February at 0525 an appliance was mobilised to Advent along with a wholetime officer to a carbon monoxide alarm sounding. On arrival crews found zero readings but removed contents from a log burner. Three female casualties were in the care of the ambulance service with the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Saturday 31st December Just after midnight at 00.02 am a crew with one appliance left Delabole Station and attended a vehicle fire on Davidstow airfield. Two sets of BA were worn by the crew who extinguished the fire using two Hrj's.
Sunday 25th December Christmas Day at 1027 The Firefighters at Delabole were mobilised with the First Away to a reported Chimney Fire at Mount Camel, Camelford. When the crew arrived they found the house heavily smoke logged. BA was used to get a Positive Pressure Fan to work to clear the property of smoke. The Crew were then able to tackle the fire which was extinguished using a Stirrup pump and Chimney rods.
Saturday 24th December Christmas Eve at 1548 a call was received for a house fire at Old Road Boscastle. Delabole Firefighters were mobilised along with an appliance from Bude. When the first firefighters arrived on scene it was found to be a two story building with the fire involving a tumble dryer. the fire was tackled by Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus a Hrj was used to extinguish the fire.
Saturday 10 December at about 12.30pm Delabole Firefighters attended a minor RTC at Anvil Road Camelford where they found minor damage to a car preventing the passenger from alighting from the vehicle. The uninjured person was released by the crew using small tools.
Wednesday 30th November at 5.55am Delabole Firefighters and the Rescue tender from Bodmin attended a road traffic accident on the A39 Davidstow junction. Crash rescue equipment was used to release a female casualty.
Thursday 24 November at 6.41pm Delabole were called to a fire at Davidstow which involved a woodburner stirrup pump and rods were used to extinguish the fire.
Sunday 13th November at 8.19pm. A crew with the Main Appliance were mobilised to a chimney fire at Rockhead, Delabole . Small tools and a stirrup pump and rods were used to extinguish the fire.
Sunday 9th October just after 20 minutes to oneFirefighters were called from their beds to attend an incident in Camelford. The Brigade was called by a concerned neighbour who heard a smoke alarm sounding in Mount Camel area. On arrival the crews found smoke issuing from the ground floor flat. Breathing Apparatus and Hrj's were used to rescue a man from the flat. First aid was administered and a small fire extinguished in the kitchen. A positive pressure fan was used to clear the flat of smoke.
Saturday 8th October at about 8.30pm Delabole firefighters attended a car fire on the A39 near Camelford. Using 2 hosereels and BA the fire was extinguished.
Saturday 1st October at 6.45pm two appliances from Delabole along with one from Wadebridge were mobilised to Fore Street Port Isaac where a passer by had reported smoke coming from a house. Crews had to force entry to the property, where they found a chimney fire involving a woodburner. The fire was out on arrival. A crew waited at the scene for the owner to return.
Sunday 18th September Delabole firefighters were called along with Bude, Delabole, Launceston, Callington, Wadebridge, Padstow, St Austell, Newquay, Saltash and Devon & Somerset FRS Holsworthy and Hatherleigh. wrer called to 2 Industrial Units Alight at Kings Hill Industrial Estate, Bude. 6 main jets were used with BA and a aerial platform.
Wednesday 7th September ajust before 8pm one appliance from Delabole attended a car well alight between Waterpit Down and the A39. Two Hrj and BA were used to extinguish the fire.
Sunday 28th August at 0921 Delabole Firefighters were called out to 5 people in a tent suffering from possible effects of Carbon Monoxide poisoning just off the B3266 near Camelford. Before the Ambulance arrived to convey the 5 people to hospital oxygen was administered to two casualties with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Thursday 18th August at 1642 Both of Delabole's appliances attended a gorse fire at Castle Road Tintagel. Beaters and shovels were uised to extinguish the fire. An unattended bar-b-que was the cause. CCFB has advice on bar-b-que's here
Sunday 31st July at about 3.50pm Delabole Firefighters attended a property fire at Valley Truckle Camelford. Breathing Apperatus was used along with a Hrj to extinguish the fire. A Supervisory Officer was also in attendance.
Friday 22nd July Crews from Delabole, Bude and Wadebridge were called to a fire in a Fish and Chip shop in Penally Hill Boscastle the road was closed and one person was treated for smoke inhalation crews using breathing apparatus used a hydrant and main jet to extinguish the fire.
Tuesday 19th July just before noon Delabole were called to a person trapped under a 4 x 4 vehicle on a farm near Advent., Camelford, the person had been released when the crew arrived. The vehicle was made safe and the crew assisted paramedics with the casualty.
Sunday 10th July at about 9.15pm Delabole firefighers were called to a chimney fire at Camelford. The fire was extinguised using chimney rods.
Wednesday 5th July at 11.08pm firefighters from Delabole and Wadebridge were mobilised to a property fire at Bossiney on arrival it was found that the fire was on the ground floor of a 2 story building which involved clothing. The fire was extinguished with a high pressure hose reel by firefighters wearing BA. A positive pressure ventilation fan was used to clear smoke from the premises.
Sunday 3rd July at 6.15pm Delabole Firefighters were called along with Bude and the Rescue tender from Bodmin to attend a Road Traffic Crash on the A39 at Davidstow. The incident involved two vehicles and crews released a trapped casualty using crash rescue equipment. Police and Ambulance were in attendance.
Saturday 2nd July at 12.25pm Delabole firefighters were called to a RTC on the B3266 this incident involved 2 vehicles a trapped person was released using Crash Rescue equipment.
Friday 1st July at 6.41pm Delabole and Bodmin firefigjhters were alerted to rescue a horse which was in shallow water but unable to climb the river bank near Trebarwith. Specialist vehicles from Bodmin and Bude were also mobilised to this incident. Lines and stops were used to effect the rescue.
Thursday 23rd June at 5 minutes to Midnight Delabole Firefighters were alerted along with Bude Firefighters to a property fire at Poundstock. The fire was in the kitchen and involved a tumble dryer, firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a hosereel jet, smoke was cleared from the premises using the positive pressure ventilation fan. A tortoise from the kitchen area
Friday 17th June in the early hours at 1.07am Two appliances from Delabole and one from Launceston, along with a supervisory officer attendeda shed fire at Hallworthy. On arrival crews found a shed measuring three meters by five meters to be alight. One monitor, one hose reel jet, and two breathing apparatus sets were used to tackle the fire.
Saturday 21 May at 8pm Delabole firefighters attended a derelict building fire at Port Gaverne.Wadebidge firefighters also attended this incident, which involved a fire on the ground floor of the property. A hosereel and breathing apparatus was used to tackle the fire
Friday 13th May at 5.30pm Both appliances from Delabole were called to a fire at The Butts, Tintagel. On arrival the crews found a fire in the kitchen on the ground floor of the house and used breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire. First aid was administered to one casualty until the arrival of the Ambulance Service.
Wednesday 11th May at 9.40pm Two appliances from Delabole and one from Launceston were called to a report of a car fire at Davidstow Airfield. The car was against the side of a building. The vehicle was well alight and twofirefighters wearing BA and using 2 Hrj's extinguished the fire. access was gained to the building which only had slight fire damage.
Tuesday 3rd May about 2pm Delabole Firefighters were called to a van fire which was well alight in St Teath the crew used 2 sets of BA and 2 hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.
Sunday 24th April at 1838 Both appliances from Delabole Fire Station attended a Hedge Fire at Wilsey Woods, Hallworthy. One hosereel and beaters were used to extinguish 15 metres of hedge. The cause was believed to be arson.
Sunday 24th April at 3.50pm The Wtr/L from Delabole was called to a Road Traffic Collision in
Fore Street, Camelford, where wo vehicles had a coming together. The vehicles and scene were made safe by the six Firefighters attending.
On Wednesday 20th April at 5 minutes to 3pm Both Delabole Appliances attended a Workshop Fire at St Juliot, Boscastle. The call was also attended by an Appliance from Bude and the Water Carrier from Wadebridge, a wholetime officer also attended. On arrival crews found a workshop building approximately 6m by 15m containing a propane gas cylinder and oil drums, with the contents well alight. Breathing apparatus and a hose reel were used to extinguish the fire the gas cylinders were removed from the building.
At 4 in the morning of Friday 8th April Delabole firefighters were turned out to a chimney fire at
Pennkarn, Delabole. The fire was extinguished using a stirrup pump and rods
Tuesday 29th March at about 1025 am Two appliances from Delabole and one appliance from Wadebridge attended a extractor fan fire in a second floor flat at Anvil Court, Camelford. Firefighters using breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a hosereel.
Thursday 17th March at 2.10pm Delabole firefighters attend with firefighters from Launceston a Lorry fire which was well alight on the road between Canworthy Water and Wainhouse Corner. 2 breathing Apparatus hosereels and a main jet was used to extinguish the fire which also affected overhead electicity cables.
Sunday 28th February about 10am firefighters from Delabole were called to assist Bodmin crews for reported smoke issuing from the roof of a property in St Breward. On investigationthe fire was found to be confined to the chimney. Rods and other equipment was used tio extinguish the fire.
Friday 29th January at 8.20pm Delabole Firefighters were called to a car fire at Hallworthy the crew used Breathing Apparatus and 2 hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.
Saturday 23 January at 4.40pm One appliance with a full crew from Delabole attended a 2 vehicle collision on New Road Boscastle. The scene was made safe
Saturday 16th January at about 10.30pm Two appliances from Delabole Fire Station were mobilised to a fire in a building at Davidstow Airfield. On arrival crews discovered a small fire in a disused building which was out on arrival. Arson was suspected
Sunday 10th January 2016 at 1.15pm One appliance from Delabole Fire Station and the Rescue Tender from Bodmin Fire Station, attended a road traffic collision, located near Cold Northcott Wind Farm. On arrival the firefighters found a single vehicle on its roof in a roadside ditch. The driver was out of the vehicle and was uninjured. The crew made the vehicle safe before car was recovered.
Wednesday 16 December 2015 at about 9am Delabole firefighters attended a Road Traffic Collison on the B3266 Boscastle and camelford Station The driver was trapped in the vehicle and released using crash rescue equipment and taken to hospital.
Friday 4th December 2015 Firefighters from Delabole were called a reported kitchen fire in Hartland Road, Port Isaac On arrival crews found a fire in the downstairs kitchen areaa of a two storey semi detached house,, firefighters wearing breathing appartus used a hosereel to extinguish the fire. Firefighters from Wadebridge also attended this incident
Monday 23 November at 2.56pm The Wtl from Delabole attended a car fire in Mill Lane Camelford On arrival the crew found the car was well alight and firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.
Wednesday 14th October 2015 at 4.15pm Delabole along with others were alerted to attend a small airfield at Roserrow Golf and Country Club nearr Polzeath after Fire Control received a call reporting an aircraft having to make an emergency landing. It was attempting to make the landing at a small airfield attached to a Country Club. On arrival at the incident, the aircraft was found to have landed intact and the pilot was uninjured and in the care of Ambulance personnel. Police were also on scene. It seems that the propeller of the restored single-engine Aeronca fell of at about 2000 feet over New Polzeath into a building site no-one was injured.
Tuesday 13th October at 1333 One appliance from Delabole was alerted along with Launceston plus the Rescue Tender from Bodmin to attend a Road Traffic Collison with Persons Trapped the incident took place between the A395 turning for Davidstow and the B3262 turning for Hallworthy.It involved two vehicles and two casualties one of which was a trapped in the vehicle. Crash rescue equipment was used to release the casualty who was airlifted to hospital via the Devon Air Ambulance. The second casualty was attended to by ambulance personnel.
Sunday 4th October at 7.20pm One appliance with a Crew left the station to attend a Chimney Fire in the High Street at Delabole a a stirrup pump and rods to extinguish the fire.
Cornwall Fire Brigade issues advice on Chimney Fire prevention
Thursday 17th September 1130am A crew attended a Road Traffic Collision at Davidstow involving 2 vehicles. There was a fuel leak which was dealt with and the scene was made safe. Ambulance and Police were in attendance.
Wednesday 2nd September about 9pm a crew from Delabole attended a call to a car fire near Trewetha Port Isaac.
On arrival the crews used BA and two HrJ's on the vehicle which was well alight. This vehicle had been involved in a road traffic accident
Tuesday 1st September at about 6.30pm Delabole were alerted to a fire at Davidstow Creamery involving wood chips for the Biomass boiler.
Appliances from several staions were called to the incident, including the hydraulic platform from Newquay.
Wednesday 26th August Early this morning at about 2.30am the firefighters attended a reported property fire at the Butts Tintagel, On arrival a fire was found in the conservatory of the end of terrace property. The crew used a Hrj to extinguish the fire and a positive pressure fan to clear the smoke. Wadebridge were also alerted to this incident.
Wednesday 5th August Just after 5pm Delabole Firefigters were alerted to a Car fire in the High Street outside the Playing Field Gates. Flames were issuing from the car and two Hrj and two BA were used to extinguish the fire.
Saturday 1 August just before 10am One appliance and crew were called to an accidental car fire near Trebarwith the fire was extinguished using breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets.