Posts Tagged "Incidents"

Fire service say school fire started deliberately

Firefighters in Derry last night managed to contain a fire at a primary school in the Waterside. The fire broke out at Good Shepherd Primary school at Dungiven Road in Derry. The blaze began in outbuildings at the rear of…

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Warning issued after elderly couple rescued from River Ivel in Biggleswade

A warning has been issued to people walking by the River Ivel on the outskirts of Biggleswade after an elderly couple had to be rescued on Sunday afternoon. The emergency services were called to action after a man fell into…

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Video of dramatic river rescue in Leeds released by fire service

Dramatic footage of a man being rescued from the River Aire in Leeds has been released by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to highlight the dangers posed by public waterways. The CCTV footage shows the man struggling to keep…

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Lift rescues prompt plea from fire chiefs to Brighton and Hove property owners

Fire chiefs are urging property owners to keep their lifts in good working order after carrying out a spate of rescues in Brighton and Hove. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service also said that there should be clear instructions inside…

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Firefighters’ most unusual rescues

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service receives some weird and wonderful call-outs. But few might realise that, however minor they may sound, these can still be traumatic experiences. And after all, if there is a puppy with its head stuck in…

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Fire crews rescue 2 cows from 2 trees in 1 day

The North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service had to rescue two cows, on different farms, both with their head stuck in trees on Sunday (12 June). The first call to the fire service was made at 12.12pm regarding a cow…

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