Deprecated: Function session_register() is deprecated in /home/sites/fire.org.uk/public_html/init.php on line 88 Archive for January 21st 2011
 Current Threat Level in the UK SEVERE  Issued by homeoffice.gov.uk

Forum Links

News Archive

Archive for January 21st 2011

Devon thatched roof building damaged in fire

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
Part of a thatched roof building in Devon has collapsed after being badly damaged in a fire. Emergency crews were alerted to the fire at the detached property in Stockwell Cross, Silverton, Exeter, at about 1715 GMT. Eight pumping appliances, along w...

FBU claims public 'misled' on fire response times

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has accused the fire service of misleading the public on proposed changes to emergency response times. Under the plans Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SF&RS) aims to have one engine at critical incidents within 10 mi...

Three in hospital after Codsall dental lab explosion

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
Twelve people have been hurt in an explosion at a dental laboratory. Three of the injured were taken to hospital following the explosion in Billbrook Road, Codsall, Staffordshire, during the afternoon. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said...

Fire put out at Methodist College Belfast

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
A fire at Methodist College in south Belfast has been put out by the fire service. Four fire engines tackled the blaze on Friday afternoon. The fire was in a storeroom within the school premises. Methodist College, or Methody as it is commonly known,...

Bradwell nuclear power station hit by fire

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
A fire has broken out at a disused nuclear power station in Essex. Twelve fire crews were called to the blaze in a condenser unit, measuring four by six metres, at Bradwell Power Station at about 1230 GMT. Assistant Divisional Officer Neil Fenwick, o...

Man badly hurt in fence car crash on A27 in Lewes dies

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
A 37-year-old man has died after his car crashed through a wooden fence in East Sussex. The man suffered serious injuries in the accident at Ranscombe Hill on the A27 at Lewes on Wednesday at about 0530 GMT. He was cut free from the wreckage by the E...

Tanker spill causes A14 closure in Cambridgeshire

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
The A14 in Cambridgeshire is expected to be closed in both directions for up to seven hours because a tanker is leaking its load of ethanol. The tanker crashed with a lorry on the Spitalls roundabout at Huntingdon at about 1230 GMT. Cambridgeshire Fi...

Fireman who caused farmer's cow stampede death sentenced

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
A fireman on a 999 call who caused the death of a 75-year-old farmer when his cattle were startled by the engine's siren has been spared jail. Julian Lawford, 49, pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court to causing the death of Harold Lee by careless dri...

Rescuer saves ponies from burning stable in Anglesey

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
A rescuer has been praised for pushing two terrified ponies from a burning stable. Despite thick smoke and flames, Gary Roberts from Gwalchmai, Anglesey, dashed in to usher the cowering horses to safety. He said he did not think of the danger as he ...

Man trapped under HGV at Hull car dealership dies

  • News Item
  • January 21, 2011
A man has died after being trapped under a lorry at a Hull car dealership. The police and fire service were called to Henry Boot Way at 2052 GMT on Thursday after reports that a man was trapped under an HGV. The fire service said the man, 64, was rel...

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

CS Todd Vacancies
IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert