Volunteer Fire Department Vörden

On Sunday, August 28, the fire brigade Vörden was alerted at 08:03 clock. A traffic accident had come on the A1 motorway in the direction of Osnabrück. Here was a vehicle occupied by two people for reasons unknown apparently first came to the Mittelschutzplanke and then bounced into the right side protection plank and then come to a standstill to a halt. Another car had also been touched by the vehicle, the driver of this vehicle could drive his vehicle controlled on the hard shoulder and stop. The two occupants of this vehicle came away with a shock and a considerable sheet metal damage and could continue the journey later. The two occupants of the accident-causing vehicle were only slightly injured. At this vehicle was a total loss. Fortunately in bad luck was that the vehicle came to a standstill on the hard shoulder and did not crash down about 10m deep embankment over the heavily damaged safety barrier. By the forces of the fire brigade Vörden with two vehicles (equipment cart and tank fire engine) was on site, the expiring operating materials were tied off, cleaned the road at the site and of course disconnected the battery of the accident vehicle. After about one and a half hours, the mission was completed.

Volunteer Fire Department Vörden

On Sunday, August 28, the fire brigade Vörden was alerted at 08:03 clock. A traffic accident had come on the A1 motorway in the direction of Osnabrück. Here was a vehicle occupied by two people for reasons unknown apparently first came to the Mittelschutzplanke and then bounced into the right side protection plank and then come to a standstill to a halt. Another car had also been touched by the vehicle, the driver of this vehicle could drive his vehicle controlled on the hard shoulder and stop. The two occupants of this vehicle came away with a shock and a considerable sheet metal damage and could continue the journey later. The two occupants of the accident-causing vehicle were only slightly injured. At this vehicle was a total loss. Fortunately in bad luck was that the vehicle came to a standstill on the hard shoulder and did not crash down about 10m deep embankment over the heavily damaged safety barrier. By the forces of the fire brigade Vörden with two vehicles (equipment cart and tank fire engine) was on site, the expiring operating materials were tied off, cleaned the road at the site and of course disconnected the battery of the accident vehicle. After about one and a half hours, the mission was completed.

Volunteer Fire Department Vörden

On 27.10.14 at about 3:50 o’clock a truck tractor with trailer, both loaded with wood on the A1 in the direction of Osnabrück on the way. Shortly after the junction Neuenkirchen-Vörden the driver noticed fire on the trailer of his team. He brought the vehicle to a stop on the hard shoulder, uncoupled the trailer, brought the tractor to safety at a safe distance and alerted the fire department. On the arrival of the first forces from Vörden the fire had already spread from the tire of the rear axle on the tarpaulin and the cargo of the trailer. The fire department quickly got the fire under control. Parts of the valuable cargo were rescued, but still caused a total loss on the trailer. As a precaution, in order to have enough extinguishing water available, the fire department Neuenkirchen was also alerted. In the course of the mission, the trailer’s cargo was reloaded by means of a mobile crane to a trailer of the salvage company. During this work, the forces of the FF Vörden were also still on site to annihilate embers between the wood boards and planks. The forces were able to engage again at about 10 o’clock.

Volunteer Fire Department Vörden

Volunteer Fire Department Vorden

On 06.10.17 the fire brigade Vörden was alerted to a fire in the business park Hörsten at 12:30.

According to the first report, it should burn at a meat processing plant in the smokehouse.

Ortsbrandmeister Ralf citizen urged immediately as a precaution to support their own forces, the fire department Neuenkirchen and the aerial ladder from Damme. Upon arrival, the following situation resulted: By roofing work was probably the insulating material made of polystyrene caught between trapezoidal sheet and below the “tar paper” on fire. This led to smoke the underlying production and storage rooms. By the courageous intervention of two.

Employees of the company with fire extinguishers on the roof allowed these a further spread until the arrival of the fire department prevent. The forces quickly brought the fire under control. In the investigation revealed. Although the rooms below the roof surface were very smoky, but no further fires had developed. The rooms were ventilated accordingly and examined with a thermal imager on Brandnester.

The aerial ladder with support vehicle from Damme did not need to be used anymore.

After about two hours, the site could be handed over to the operator, the manager thanked the emergency services for the fast and competent use. And then announced that with OrtsBM citizens together an alert exercise should actually be performed in this facility. But this would be obsolete for now.

The real use showed that all preventive measures, such as inspection by the fire department, the existing deployment plans the training of the staff contributed to the smooth running of the situation.

The damage to the building and to the goods amounts, according to initial estimates, to a medium five-digit sum.

Volunteer Fire Department Vörden

Volunteer Fire Department Vorden

On 06.10.17 the fire brigade Vörden was alerted to a fire in the business park Hörsten at 12:30.

According to the first report, it should burn at a meat processing plant in the smokehouse.

Ortsbrandmeister Ralf citizen urged immediately as a precaution to support their own forces, the fire department Neuenkirchen and the aerial ladder from Damme. Upon arrival, the following situation resulted: By roofing work was probably the insulating material made of polystyrene caught between trapezoidal sheet and below the “tar paper” on fire. This led to smoke the underlying production and storage rooms. By the courageous intervention of two.

Employees of the company with fire extinguishers on the roof allowed these a further spread until the arrival of the fire department prevent. The forces quickly brought the fire under control. In the investigation revealed. Although the rooms below the roof surface were very smoky, but no further fires had developed. The rooms were ventilated accordingly and examined with a thermal imager on Brandnester.

The aerial ladder with support vehicle from Damme did not need to be used anymore.

After about two hours, the site could be handed over to the operator, the manager thanked the emergency services for the fast and competent use. And then announced that with OrtsBM citizens together an alert exercise should actually be performed in this facility. But this would be obsolete for now.

The real use showed that all preventive measures, such as inspection by the fire department, the existing deployment plans the training of the staff contributed to the smooth running of the situation.

The damage to the building and to the goods amounts, according to initial estimates, to a medium five-digit sum.

building fire

On 07.10.2010 was at the counter at 03:30 clock an emergency call. This said that it should burn next to a building. Since the “caller” apparently did not know, only the location “distance from Damme to Vörden, just before Vörden” was known. On the way to the place of work was on the outskirts Vörden in the direction of Damme but already to recognize that this was a building fire of a larger scale. OtrsBM R. Bürger informed the Leitstelle Vechta and, as a precautionary measure, alerted the fire brigade Neuenkirchen and the aerial ladder from Damme. Arrived at the site, it was found during the investigation that it was an older uninhabited residential and commercial building whose roof was already burning in full extension. The extinguishing water supply had to be built to a 300m distant underground hydrants. With the support of fire brigades Neuenkirchen and the aerial ladder from Damme, the fire was quickly brought under control. The emergency services called for assistance were able to retreat after just 1.5 hours. The forces of the FF Vörden were still on site until about 8 o’clock to carry out re-extinguishing work, which in some cases made extremely difficult, since it was a building from 1921. At that time, the beamed ceilings were partially filled with straw and peat to insulate.

In action were: The FF Neuenkirchen with TLF and LF and 14 man crew, the FF Damme with aerial ladder TLF 25/50 and MTW with 15 man crew, the FF Vörden with TLF, LF and GW and 18 forces.

An inspection of the job site by the fire investigators of the Criminal Investigation during the morning, revealed a technical defect or rodent exposure in the field of electrical equipment as a cause of fire.

The amount of the damage amounts, according to initial estimates, to approx. 80,000 euros

building fire

On 07.10.2010 was at the counter at 03:30 clock an emergency call. This said that it should burn next to a building. Since the “caller” apparently did not know, only the location “distance from Damme to Vörden, just before Vörden” was known. On the way to the place of work was on the outskirts Vörden in the direction of Damme but already to recognize that this was a building fire of a larger scale. OtrsBM R. Bürger informed the Leitstelle Vechta and, as a precautionary measure, alerted the fire brigade Neuenkirchen and the aerial ladder from Damme. Arrived at the site, it was found during the investigation that it was an older uninhabited residential and commercial building whose roof was already burning in full extension. The extinguishing water supply had to be built to a 300m distant underground hydrants. With the support of fire brigades Neuenkirchen and the aerial ladder from Damme, the fire was quickly brought under control. The emergency services called for assistance were able to retreat after just 1.5 hours. The forces of the FF Vörden were still on site until about 8 o’clock to carry out re-extinguishing work, which in some cases made extremely difficult, since it was a building from 1921. At that time, the beamed ceilings were partially filled with straw and peat to insulate.

In action were: The FF Neuenkirchen with TLF and LF and 14 man crew, the FF Damme with aerial ladder TLF 25/50 and MTW with 15 man crew, the FF Vörden with TLF, LF and GW and 18 forces.

An inspection of the job site by the fire investigators of the Criminal Investigation during the morning, revealed a technical defect or rodent exposure in the field of electrical equipment as a cause of fire.

The amount of the damage amounts, according to initial estimates, to approx. 80,000 euros

Alerted twice to the same site

Alerted twice to the same site

On 10.02.14 the FF Vörden was called to 07:05 clock to a truck accident on the A1 directional carriageway Münster. There were no more detailed information.

Still on the approach to the highway, there was the message “cancel employment” no fire department required! The disengaged forces returned

Site back to be alerted again at 07:24. It went to the accident site this time with the keyword “diesel fuel runs out”.

At Km 205, a truck had strayed to the right of the A1, drove down the embankment and come to a standstill in the field.

The vehicle tank was damaged and about 200 – 300 liters of diesel had already leaked out. By the forces FF Vörden was the leaked fuel scattered and made a temporary leak seal. Likewise, the vehicle batteries were disconnected as a precaution.

After being unloaded by a salvage company with a crane’s semi-trailer and brought back on the road, could by the emergency services the complete tank of the tractor are dismantled and secured in a folding tank. Afterwards, the fire brigade was able to move away from the deployment site at around 13 o’clock.

A company had to replace the counterfeit ground. The damage amounts to about 70,000 – 80,000 euros. The cause of the accident was apparently the truck driver’s coffee spilled. This has survived the accident unscathed but with a good deal of horror, but got connect “heart problems” and was taken as a precaution to the sick in Osnabrück.

The FF Vörden was on site with four vehicles TLF, LF, GW and ELW and 15 task forces.

Alerted twice to the same site

Alerted twice to the same site

On 10.02.14 the FF Vörden was called to 07:05 clock to a truck accident on the A1 directional carriageway Münster. There were no more detailed information.

Still on the approach to the highway, there was the message “cancel employment” no fire department required! The disengaged forces returned

Site back to be alerted again at 07:24. It went to the accident site this time with the keyword “diesel fuel runs out”.

At Km 205, a truck had strayed to the right of the A1, drove down the embankment and come to a standstill in the field.

The vehicle tank was damaged and about 200 – 300 liters of diesel had already leaked out. By the forces FF Vörden was the leaked fuel scattered and made a temporary leak seal. Likewise, the vehicle batteries were disconnected as a precaution.

After being unloaded by a salvage company with a crane’s semi-trailer and brought back on the road, could by the emergency services the complete tank of the tractor are dismantled and secured in a folding tank. Afterwards, the fire brigade was able to move away from the deployment site at around 13 o’clock.

A company had to replace the counterfeit ground. The damage amounts to about 70,000 – 80,000 euros. The cause of the accident was apparently the truck driver’s coffee spilled. This has survived the accident unscathed but with a good deal of horror, but got connect “heart problems” and was taken as a precaution to the sick in Osnabrück.

The FF Vörden was on site with four vehicles TLF, LF, GW and ELW and 15 task forces.

Chimney fire in Severinghausen

Chimney fire in Severinghausen

This morning (05.02.18) the FF Vörden was called at 03:45 to a chimney fire or glowing stovepipe to Severinghausen.

There, a stovepipe of a wood-fired stove has heated up so far that it began to glow. The resident of the building put out the fire in the oven, so that, the incoming forces only control the chimney in the attic had to make. Here, however, no findings, by Ortsbrandmeister R. citizens of the responsible chimney sweep was informed and the fire department comes back in.

 

In use were:

Three vehicles of the fire brigade Vörden with 14 task forces

A precautionary alarmed ambulance MHD Damme

Police Damme