Deprecated: Function session_register() is deprecated in /home/sites/fire.org.uk/public_html/init.php on line 88 Archive for May 2013
 Current Threat Level in the UK SEVERE  Issued by homeoffice.gov.uk

Forum Links

News Archive

Archive for May 2013

Bala caravan fire injures family of seven

  • News Item
  • May 26, 2013
A couple and five children have been taken to hospital after a fire which destroyed their caravan at a park in Gwynedd. The incident happened just before 08:00 BST at Cefn Ddwysarn near Bala. An electric heater set the touring caravan's awning alight...

Man injured escaping from Tranent house fire

  • News Item
  • May 26, 2013
A man has suffered burns to his hands and face, and a broken leg, as he escaped from a house fire. Fire Scotland said the man appears to have jumped from the two-storey mid-terraced house in Tranent, East Lothian. Firefighters from Tranent, Musselbur...

Pakistan school bus fire kills 16 children

  • News Item
  • May 25, 2013
At least 16 children have been killed as their school bus caught fire in eastern Pakistan, police have said. At least seven more children were taken to hospital after the incident on the outskirts of the city of Gujrat. Initial reports said the bus's...

Flintshire fire: Crews tackle Greenfield factory blaze

  • News Item
  • May 25, 2013
Firefighters remain at the site of a large blaze at a factory in Flintshire where residents were urged to stay indoors because of billowing smoke. Crews will check for "hot spots" overnight after the fire at the Greenfield Business Park near Holywell...

Plane 'fire' closes Heathrow runways

  • News Item
  • May 25, 2013
A British Airways (BA) plane had to return to Heathrow Airport to make an emergency landing after black smoke was seen coming from one of its engines. Both runways were closed as passengers and crew used emergency chutes. BA said the Heathrow to Oslo...

Sharkey fire deaths: Witness 'delay' in giving police information

  • News Item
  • May 25, 2013
A murder trial has heard a witness, who claimed one of the accused said a house fire victim "got what he deserved", delayed telling police about this. Simon Fraser, 47, said Scott Snowden made the comments after Thomas Sharkey and his two children di...

Milton Keynes fatal fire: Arrested man released from bail

  • News Item
  • May 24, 2013
A 58-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a fire in Milton Keynes has been released from bail, police said. Officers now believe the fire in a property in St Leger Court, Great Linford on Sunday is unlikely to ...

Ninth arrest over Birkby fatal house fire in 2002

  • News Item
  • May 24, 2013
A ninth person has been arrested on suspicion of assisting a man who police want to trace over a Huddersfield house fire which killed eight family members. A 38-year-old man was held on suspicion of assisting an offender and released on bail, West Yo...

Westbourne fire death woman named as Gemma Bishop

  • News Item
  • May 24, 2013
A woman whose body was found following a fire at a house in West Sussex has been named as 29-year-old Gemma Bishop. Ms Bishop's body was discovered in the property in Edgell Road, Westbourne, near Emsworth on the Hampshire border, at about 11:00 BST ...

Harlow fire deaths: Man arrested in connection with Shakoor case

  • News Item
  • May 24, 2013
A man has been arrested in connection with the deaths of six members of a family in a fire at their Essex home. The 19-year-old from Harlow was arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, arson and burglary. The arrest follows the deaths at Ba...

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

CS Todd Vacancies
IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert