Deprecated: Function session_register() is deprecated in /home/sites/fire.org.uk/public_html/init.php on line 88 Archive for August 9th 2011
 Current Threat Level in the UK SEVERE  Issued by homeoffice.gov.uk

Forum Links

News Archive

Archive for August 9th 2011

Pembrokeshire youth, 17. charged over Solva gorse fire

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
A 17-year-old youth has been charged in connection with a large gorse fire in Pembrokeshire. The blaze in Solva started on 7 June and at its height more than 40 firefighters were at the scene. Dyfed-Powys Police said the teenager had been charged wit...

Fire at former Southsea nightclub

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
Fire has broken out in a derelict seafront building in Hampshire. Crews were called to Savoy Court in South Parade, Southsea, at 17:35 BST on Tuesday. The building, which used to house a nightclub, is next to the former Savoy Buildings which were dem...

Shops and cars torched in Salford and Manchester

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
Crowds of youths have set fire to buildings and cars in Manchester and Salford. One crowd marched into Salford's main shopping centre and began smashing shop windows and stealing alcohol. A separate crowd in Manchester's Market Street has set fire to...

Cottingham residents call for improved flood protection

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
People living in an East Yorkshire village claim flood prevention measures have failed again. Parts of Cottingham were hit by flash flooding after heavy rainfall on Monday night. Residents are calling on Yorkshire Water to do more to prevent future i...

Arson inquiry into fire at ex-Newlands Inn in Riddings

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
A fire which damaged a former pub in Derbyshire could have been started deliberately, police have said. Officers were called to the Newlands Inn, Newlands Road, Riddings, at about 19:40 BST on Friday. The road was closed while firefighters tackled th...

England riots: Insurance covers disorder damage

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
Most householders and business owners whose property has been damaged by the violence of the past few days should be covered by their insurance policies. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said that home insurance should cover fire and looting...

Animals rescued from fire at farm in Haccombe

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
More than 400 animals have been rescued from a fire at a farm in south Devon. Four fire crews were called to the site in Haccombe near Newton Abbot on Monday evening at about 21:00 BST. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the animals were...

Third night of rioting in London as 6,000 officers on duty

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
Rioting and looting continued for the third night in London leaving behind burnt-out cars and buildings. Deputy mayor Kit Malthouse said 6,000 officers were on duty and 450 people were arrested. He said 44 officers were injured, four seriously. Disor...

Cars set alight during disturbances in Medway towns

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
Cars were damaged and set alight during disturbances involving youths in the Medway towns area of Kent. Kent Police said the first incident took place at 20:30 BST when there were confrontations between youths and officers in Gillingham High Street. ...

Fire breaks out at derelict Lydney clubhouse

  • News Item
  • August 9, 2011
Firefighters have brought a blaze in a derelict building in the Forest of Dean under control. About 20 firefighters were called to the Old Golf Course at Tutnalls in Lydney at about 15:40 BST on Monday. A Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service spoke...

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

CS Todd Vacancies
IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert