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Suspected Arson Attack at Former Midlands College

Firefighters were called to a suspected arson attack at a derelict building which used to be part of the Bilston Community College. Around 20 firefighters from Bilston, Willenhall, Bloxwich, Tettenhall and Fallings Park attended the incident just after midnight on Monday 7th October. The fire affected around a third of all three floors within the […]

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Multiple Fire Engines Called to Sheffield Industrial Estate

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue were called to an industrial estate in Sheffield on Saturday 12th October. Five appliances and a specialist aerial ladder platform were called to the fire on Coleford Road, Darnall. The incident occured within an industrial building on the estate. Following the fire, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue urged the public […]

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Fire Alarm Monitoring—Keeping You Protected

Did you know there were over 15,000 fires across businesses in the 12 months leading to April 2019? This included over 3,500 deliberate fires. Protecting your property from the potential of an arson attack and the damages of a fire is now more important than ever. However, if a fire started while your property was […]

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Arson Probe After Midlands Factory Fire

On Sunday 18th August 2019, a fire broke out at a former commercial unit on Saltwells Road, Dudley that affected 20% of the building. The incident occurred at 4.10 AM, with crews from Dudley, Brierley Hill, Haden Cross and Tipton attending the scene within 5 minutes. The fire ripped through the roof of the factory […]

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Huge Fire at Abandoned Hotel

Marton Hotel and Country Club near Middlesbrough is to be demolished following a huge blaze. Firefighters battled the fire at the abandoned hotel on Thursday 13th June with Footage showing thick black smoke billowing from the rear of the building, which closed in October 2017. The building has now been secured and demolition is underway. […]

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Deliberate Fire in Derby Triggers 200 Emergency Calls

On Sunday 26th May, a large blaze engulfed 70,000 pallets which could be seen for up to 20 miles away. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately and received around 200 emergency calls from concerned residents. Derbyshire Police attended the incident at the Cotton Transport Yard in Church Gresley, Swadlincote. Alongside 16 fire […]

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Equipment Worth £100K Destroyed By Fire

A West Yorkshire building firm has seen £100,000 worth of equipment destroyed by a fire on Monday 29th April 2019, which is believed to have been Arson. The fire affected The Pastures, part of the Woods Meadow housing development being overseen by Oldman Homes in Oulton. Local residents were woken to large bangs in the […]

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Tamworth Mental Health Facility in Suspected Arson Attack

A 43 year old man was detained on suspicion of Arson, following a blaze within part of the Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital during February 2019. Local crews were supported from West Midlands Fire Service and Warwickshire Fire Service, whilst battling the incident. Ten fire engines battled the blaze, which spread through the roof of […]

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Ten Tips to Protect Your Property from Arson

On average, there are over 1600 deliberate fires, 50 Injuries and 2 deaths per week as a result of Arson attacks.  The consequences of a  fire, can be devastating on businesses, with the after-effects sometimes continuing for many months. Ensuring your business is protected against the risk of fire, is of paramount importance to every […]

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