Posts Tagged "Incidents"

Shane Walsh tragedy: Shrewsbury dad’s death casts spotlight on safety

The death of Shane Walsh has again cast the spotlight on the issue of river safety in Shrewsbury, with more questions today being asked about what can be done to prevent a repeat of the tragedy. Police confirmed on Thursday…

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‘Discarded cigarette’ set fire to 20 straw bales on a tractor trailer

The straw bales burst into flames while the tractor was on a main road Fire crews were called to a massive fire involving 20 straw bales that closed a main road. Police were told that the fire, which brought traffic…

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Residents evacuated from homes in city centre high-rise building after flat fire

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident at Crusader House in Thurland Street Fire crews tackled a flat fire in a high rise building in the city centre tonight (Tuesday, September 5). Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service…

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UPDATE: Fire at landfill site took nearly 24 hours to put out

A large fire at a landfill site at Castle Cary on the Somerset border took nearly 24 hours to put our. The fire started at the Dimmer Landfill Site, near Castle Cary, at around 4.30pm on Bank Holiday Monday (August…

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Fire service called to barn fire that ignited 400 tonnes of straw

Firefighters were called to a barn fire in Anstey on Tuesday, August 29th which saw approximately 400 tonnes of straw catch fire. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue service received an emergency call just after 9.30pm to a barn fire located between…

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60 firefighters bring Forth Bay Nursing Home fire under control after blaze destroys part of the building

A major blaze at a Kincardine nursing home was brought under control and extinguished last night. Around 60 firefighters attended the incident at Forth Bay Nursing Home, on Walker Street, after the alarm was raised at 3.19pm. All residents and…

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The Grenfell Tower residents have been betrayed by the Government again

The Housing Minister cannot be the person who reviews the policies of his Conservative and Labour predecessors. It looks like the political class investigating and protecting itself “It took a riot” was the title of a report that Michael Heseltine…

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Glasgow fire: Crews spend most of day tackling fruit market blaze

Firefighters tackling a large blaze at a warehouse in Glasgow have said they expect to be at the scene for most of the day. Crews were called to the property in Blochairn Road, Royston, at 3.44am on Thursday. The Scottish…

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River Severn warning: Shrewsbury police urge people stay out of water

Emergency services are pleading with people to “respect” the River Severn after five people have had to be rescued from the water in just a week. Police in Shrewsbury have revealed that there has been a rash of emergencies due…

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A burning pan of oil sparked a fire service call out in Folkestone

Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called out to a home in Folkestone Wednesday evening after a pan of oil caught fire. Kent Fire and Rescue Service arrived at St Michael’s Road at 11pm to discover the fire had been…

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