Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG) (ATM - other)

Summary

2001-05-11: At 0013Z, the Winnipeg ACC fire alarms were triggered. Checks by the TOC and the building Commissionaire found no evidence of fire. The alarms were silenced at 0015Z. At 0018Z, the Winnipeg Fire Department arrived on scene and again did a walk-around of areas indicated on the alarm panels. No smoke or fire were detected. At 0035Z, the firemen left the building, but recommended walk-abouts until the system could be re-set. At 0049Z, TOC advised Protelic (the security company monitoring for fire alarms) that this was a false alarm and that Grinnel (the company installing a new fire protection system) was sending a technician to re-set the system. At 0142Z, the Grinnel technician arrived and advised Protelic he was on site and the alarms were off-line. At 0154Z, the Grinnel technician had disabled the faulty device, re-enabled the system and informed Protelic the system is back in service.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0467
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-05-11 - 00:13
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg Area Control Centre
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 15205
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories ATM/CNS
Events ATM - other


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