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Cambridge: Fire Incidents in 2006, Kansas (KS)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Cambridge

Incident types - Kansas



Location: 327th Road, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 2, Cowley, KS 67008,  ID: CL412,  Incident #: 61,  Station: 6-1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/16/2006 23:51,  Arrival Time: 04/16/2006 23:56,  Controlled Time: 04/17/2006 00:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/17/2006 00:24
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Debris, vegetation burn
Total Acres Burned: 3
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 2, Cowley, KS 67008,  ID: CL412,  Incident #: 82,  Station: 6-1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 07/01/2006 14:34,  Arrival Time: 07/01/2006 14:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/01/2006 16:43
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 2, Cowley, KS 67008,  ID: CL412,  Incident #: 110,  Station: 6-1
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 10/07/2006 15:42,  Arrival Time: 10/07/2006 16:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/07/2006 17:05
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Burden, 508 Chestnut, Burden, KS 67019,  Phone: (620) 438-2317,  ID: CL413,  Incident #: 26,  Station: BFD,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 16:32,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 16:43,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 16:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 17:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Equipment,  Ignition Factors: Short circuit arc from defective, worn insulation,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Equipment Involved In Ignition: Outlet, receptacle
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Burden, 508 Chestnut, Burden, KS 67019,  Phone: (620) 438-2317,  ID: CL413,  Incident #: 57,  Station: BFD,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/18/2006 17:59,  Arrival Time: 04/18/2006 18:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/18/2006 22:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Pearl Street, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 1,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/12/2006 16:30,  Arrival Time: 01/12/2006 16:34,  Controlled Time: 01/12/2006 16:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/12/2006 16:47
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
  • Playing with heat source
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
  • Age was a factor
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 3,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 20:45,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 20:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 21:24
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 8,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/13/2006 15:36,  Arrival Time: 02/13/2006 15:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/13/2006 17:15
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 14,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 16:34,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 16:40,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 16:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 16:46
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Agriculture, other
Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 19,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/12/2006 21:06,  Arrival Time: 03/12/2006 21:10,  Controlled Time: 03/12/2006 22:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/12/2006 23:29
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 22,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/06/2006 12:15,  Arrival Time: 04/06/2006 12:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/06/2006 12:42
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Railroad right of way: on or near,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Failure to clean
  • Multiple persons involved
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 30,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/16/2006 23:51,  Arrival Time: 04/17/2006 00:13,  Controlled Time: 04/17/2006 01:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/17/2006 01:59
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: 4,  On Site Materials: Livestock
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature (High wind)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 32,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 04/19/2006 19:32,  Arrival Time: 04/19/2006 19:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/19/2006 19:47
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Actions taken, other.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 33,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 04/20/2006 16:24,  Arrival Time: 04/20/2006 16:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/20/2006 16:41
Action taken: Actions taken, other.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 34,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/21/2006 15:35,  Arrival Time: 04/21/2006 15:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/21/2006 16:22
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Railroad right of way: on or near,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass, (Failure to clean)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 43,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/29/2006 13:39,  Arrival Time: 05/29/2006 14:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/29/2006 14:28
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 53,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 07/28/2006 20:15,  Arrival Time: 07/28/2006 20:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/28/2006 22:00
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: 20,  On Site Materials: Agriculture, other
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Lightning,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature (Storm)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 55,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 07/30/2006 12:50,  Arrival Time: 07/30/2006 12:52,  Controlled Time: 07/30/2006 13:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/30/2006 13:54
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: 6,  On Site Materials: Hay, straw
Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Agricultural crop, including fruits and vegetables
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 61,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/07/2006 15:33,  Arrival Time: 10/07/2006 15:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/07/2006 17:47
Actions taken:
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Buildings Involved #: 2,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish, (Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 65,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 10/19/2006 16:30,  Arrival Time: 10/19/2006 16:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/19/2006 17:22
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: 2,  On Site Materials: Agriculture, other
Area of Origin: Railroad right of way: on or near,  Heat Source: Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 67,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 11/17/2006 11:49,  Arrival Time: 11/17/2006 11:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/17/2006 12:36
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: 4,  On Site Materials: Livestock
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Location: Unspecified, Cambridge, KS 67023
Fire Department: Cowley Co Fire Dist 8, Cowley, KS 67023,  ID: CL418,  Incident #: 69,  Station: 1
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 11/19/2006 15:55,  Arrival Time: 11/19/2006 16:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/19/2006 17:43
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Railroad right of way: on or near,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Failure to clean)
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