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

Forum Links

News Archive

Archive for September 2013

Essex fire crew rescues man from paper roll at industrial estate

  • News Item
  • September 27, 2013
A man in his 40s suffered life-threatening injuries when he was crushed by a large roll of paper. The accident happened at about 11:00 BST at the Childerditch Industrial Park in Brentwood. The man, who was rescued by paramedics and firefighters, suff...

Mercenfeld School fire: Solar panel 'possible cause'

  • News Item
  • September 27, 2013
A fire at a Leicester school which gutted a classroom may have started in a solar panel on the roof, the headteacher said. Firefighters were called to Mercenfeld Primary School in Markfield, shortly after 14:00 BST. The call was received half way thr...

Elderly couple killed in Stone house fire

  • News Item
  • September 27, 2013
Two people who died in a Staffordshire house fire were a couple in their 80s. Peter Goffe, 86, and his wife Beryl, 85, died in the blaze which began at about 18:20 BST on Tuesday. It is believed to have started in a bedroom at their detached house in...

Bushey grandmother hurt in arson 'mistake'

  • News Item
  • September 27, 2013
A grandmother has been hospitalised after an arsonist targeted her Hertfordshire home by mistake, police said. She is being treated for smoke inhalation following the attack on her maisonette in Forest Walk, Bushey, just after midnight on 20 Septembe...

Woman seriously ill after bungalow fire in Chirk

  • News Item
  • September 27, 2013
A 65-year-old woman is seriously ill after suffering smoke inhalation in a house fire in Wrexham county. Firefighters rescued the woman from a bungalow on Lodge Valley Park, Chirk, at 01:35 BST on Wednesday. North Wales Fire Service said the woman wa...

Essex homes at 'high risk' of fire to get sprinklers

  • News Item
  • September 24, 2013
Sprinklers are to be installed in homes in Essex considered at "high risk" of fire in a £250,000 fire authority-funded project. Properties that could benefit from the scheme include those with a previous history of fire, such as Felmore estate, Ba...

Man arrested and bailed after Trowbridge homes evacuated

  • News Item
  • September 24, 2013
A 27-year-old man was arrested after an incident in Wiltshire led to the evacuation of a number of homes. Police investigated reports of a fire in a bedsit between Bond Street and Wesley Road in Trowbridge on Monday. After concerns "around materials ...

Suffolk 'reduced service' during fire strike

  • News Item
  • September 24, 2013
A reduced service will be available in Suffolk during a four-hour strike by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). Firefighters in England and Wales are due to strike for four hours from noon on Wednesday in a row over pensions. The FBU said it was "ludicrou...

Hadleigh fuel depot fire: Police close investigation

  • News Item
  • September 24, 2013
An inquiry over a suspected arson attack on three tankers at a fuel depot has been closed by police. The fire at Ukay Fuels in Hadleigh on 16 November last year caused £500,000 of damage and led to the arrest of a 20-year-old man on suspicion of ars...

Man rescued from Worcester flat fire

  • News Item
  • September 24, 2013
Fire crews have rescued a man from a flat fire in Worcester city centre. Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to John Gwyn House on Newport Street at 12:48 BST. Six fire engines were called to the scene and crews were wor...

Forum Login

Please login or register to our forum.

CS Todd Vacancies
IFPA Spopnsor
RIFA advert