Deprecated: Function session_register() is deprecated in /home/sites/fire.org.uk/public_html/init.php on line 88 Archive for October 5th 2011
 Current Threat Level in the UK SEVERE  Issued by homeoffice.gov.uk

Forum Links

News Archive

Archive for October 5th 2011

Bilston fire canal contamination kills fish

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
About 5,000 fish have died as a result of water contamination after a fire in Wolverhampton. The fire last month hit five separate firms in Millfields Road in Bilston. The Environment Agency (EA) and British Waterways have been working to remedy the ...

Kent fire crews tackle Ebbsfleet industrial fire

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
Workers were evacuated after a fire broke out at a Kent industrial estate. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to Ebbsfleet Business Park, in Stonebridge Road, at 12:20 BST. A spokesman said gas cylinders were found at the site and a 100m (328ft)...

Huge fire at Lafarge cement works in Dunbar

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a cement works in East Lothian in a building housing 50 tonnes of rubber tyre chips. Emergency services were called to the Lafarge cement works in Dunbar, East Lothian just after 12:30. Nearby residents are b...

Long Eaton substation damaged by fire

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
Eight fire crews were called out to tackle a fire at an electrical substation in Derbyshire. The fire broke out at the substation in Fields Farm Road in Long Eaton at about 02:00 BST. It then spread to nearby buildings and trees. Several homes were e...

Truro nursing home hit by flooding

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
An overnight flood has caused damage at a nursing home in Truro. The flood at the home in The Crescent was described as serious by the fire service, and was reported at about 02:50 BST. A fire crew isolated water and electricity supplies to prevent f...

Police treat Bradford mill fire as arson

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
A major fire at a Bradford mill is being treated as arson. West Yorkshire Police said an initial investigation of the building off Thornton Road suggested the blaze was started deliberately. More than 70 firefighters tackled the fire on Tuesday eveni...

Man trapped in overturned tractor on Devon silage heap

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
A man has been rescued from a tractor in Devon after it overturned on a silage heap. Three fire crews were called to a field at Butterleigh, Cullompton, at about 20:05 BST on Tuesday. The man was found inside the tractor and, although unable to get o...

Paraglider is rescued after crash at Milk Hill

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
A paraglider has been rescued following an accident in Wiltshire. The Great Western Ambulance Service was alerted to the crash at Milk Hill near Alton Priors at 18:22 BST on Tuesday. Two specialist rescue teams from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service ...

Stepfather quizzed over fatal Wragby farm fire bailed

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
The stepfather of a girl who died in a fire at a farm in West Yorkshire has been released on bail after being questioned on suspicion of her murder. Two-year-old Isobel Dobson died in a van which caught fire at Hessle Farm, in Wragby, near Wakefield,...

Fire breaks out at derelict Bradford mill

  • News Item
  • October 5, 2011
A derelict mill in Bradford city centre was believed to be on the verge of collapse in a fire. Ten fire crews were called to tackle the fire off Thornton Road, near the junction with Tetley Street, at about 18:20 BST. They could not get inside the fi...

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

CS Todd Vacancies
IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert