A Semi Detached House Explosion
A pair of semi detached houses the right hand house has windows and doors blown out and an intense fire in the front lounge. A man is in the street in his burnt clothes and is suffering from burns and severe shock. There are reports of his wife and children are inside.
Members of public assist the burnt man take him into their home then subsequently ask for assistance. A youth is at upstairs window above the lounge preparing to jump. The youth jumps before rescue can be effected and is helped away by spectators. BA crews enter the premises and recover an adult female from the stairs.
Initial information gathering and understanding a confused situation. Consideration of the priority of risk to casualties.
Monitoring and maintaining accurate records relating to the location of casualties
Designing Brigade - Avon Fire & Rescue Service