A manufacturer of aviation systems that were ruined by fire is now planning to build a new plant for propeller production. In 2015, Dowty Propellers, a manufacturer of propeller systems for various aircrafts, was ravaged by fire. Around 80 firefighters were called to the aviation manufacturer and head office site in Gloucestershire at around midnight […]
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On Tuesday 2nd October a fireworks factory in Peterborough was subject to an explosion resulting in at least three casualties.
A second major factory fire in the space of 12 months, occurred on Tuesday 31st July at Kronospan’s Wrexham factory. The factory fire was alerted to the fire authorities at around 10:00 pm on the Tuesday night. Five fire engines and in addition to two aerial ladder platforms, including 30 crew members were sent to […]
A huge inferno broke out at a disused factory, just before 5 pm on Sunday 19th August. Around 60 firefighters fled to the scene after huge smoke plumes were reported to be coming from the Birmingham blaze. The flames tore through the factory on Aston Hall Road, Aston, leaving the front of the building completely […]
The firenado tore up a stock of plastic pallets at supermarket plastics manufacturer. The fire originated at Ravensbourn Plastics Ltd in Albert Village, Swadlincote, on Tuesday 7th August. The fire began at Ravensbourn Plastics Ltd in Derbyshire, where plastic crates are normally manufactured for supermarkets. Over 600,000 plastic pallets have been destroyed by the fire. […]
On Monday 2nd April a factory fire broke out emitting plumes of thick smoke and flames into the air. The factory fire occurred at around 9:30 pm in Alma Street, Wolverhampton, the Midlands. The affected factory unit was split into four sections and contained a stock of Christmas decorations. Around 60 firefighters were called to […]