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

Forum Links

News Archive

Archive for June 2011

Talybont caravan fire funeral for Rob and Andy Taylor

  • News Item
  • June 28, 2011
A woman who lost her husband and son in a caravan fire in Gwynedd has paid tribute to two "very special guys" on the day of their funerals. Rob and Andy Taylor, aged 58 and 26 and from Flint, died in the fire at the Sunny Sands caravan park, near Bar...

A55 Conwy tunnel closed after camper van blaze

  • News Item
  • June 28, 2011
A section of the A55 had to be closed in both directions due to a camper van on fire, causing tailbacks. North Wales fire service were called to the westbound side of the Conwy tunnel between junction 18 and 17, at 1010 BST to deal with the blaze. Th...

Waggon and Horses pub in Audley badly damaged in fire

  • News Item
  • June 28, 2011
Firefighters have spent the night tackling a "severe" fire at a pub in north Staffordshire. They were called to the Waggon and Horses, on Nantwich Road, in Audley, at around 2100 BST on Monday after a passerby spotted the fire. The pub was closed at ...

Two in hospital after Halwill Junction house fire

  • News Item
  • June 28, 2011
A man and his mother were taken to hospital after escaping from a fire which destroyed their Devon home. They were left suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation after the fire at the house on Station Road, Halwill Junction, on Monday night. Nei...

A14 lorry fire causes travel chaos as route is closed

  • News Item
  • June 28, 2011
Motorists in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk faced long delays after a lorry fire closed part of the A14 in both directions on Tuesday. Twenty-five firefighters tackled the blaze, involving a lorry carrying car parts and batteries. There were a number of ...

Ancoats disused buildings destroyed by fire

  • News Item
  • June 28, 2011
About 40 firefighters have brought a blaze under control at two disused buildings in Manchester city centre. Crews were called just before 0200 BST to the buildings in Tariff Street, Ancoats, which have been destroyed. Port Street and Tariff Street w...

Los Alamos nuclear lab: New Mexico fire reaches border

  • News Item
  • June 28, 2011
A New Mexico wildfire has breached the boundary of Los Alamos National Laboratory, one of the top nuclear weapons research facilities in the US. On Monday, officials said that they had detected "no off-site releases of contamination" and said the fa...

Fuel leak fire wrecks camper van in Dorset

  • News Item
  • June 27, 2011
A camper van has been completely destroyed by fire in Dorset after a suspected fuel leak. Dorset Fire and Rescue said it received numerous calls about a vehicle fire on the A31 at Henbury, near Sturminster Marshall, shortly before 1430 BST. Two crews...

Cumbria Fire Service warning over garden waste burning

  • News Item
  • June 27, 2011
Householders in Cumbria have been warned of the dangers of burning garden waste, following a spate of incidents. Firefighters in the Carlisle, Brampton and Alston areas have been called out more than a dozen times over the past four months to deal wi...

Chesterfield Royal Hospital fire costs 'in millions'

  • News Item
  • June 27, 2011
Damages caused by a Derbyshire hospital fire could cost millions of pounds to repair, a spokesman said. The accident and emergency department at Chesterfield Royal Hospital was evacuated after the fire on Saturday evening. No-one was injured in the f...

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

CS Todd Vacancies
IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert