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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On Wednesday 6th March 2019 a large blaze erupted at Blady Industrial Park, Leicestershire. Following dozens of calls from employees & local residents, Leicestershire fire and rescue service, alongside Derbyshire Fire and Rescue service arrived to tackle the fire which originated from a bed factory. Around 40 firefighters attended the blaze, which following an investigation […]
On Tuesday 2nd October a fireworks factory in Peterborough was subject to an explosion resulting in at least three casualties.
The first blaze, on the 21st August, engulfed more than 150 tonnes of plastic and waste. More than 30 fire fighters battled the inferno for over six hours at the disused plastic factory on Paterson Street in Blackburn. The site was previously owned by V10 polymers until the firm went into liquidation but it was […]
Factories, due to their nature, are at a high risk of having a fire. Fires usually break out due to unforeseen problems with equipment or human error. The level of risk varies depending on the type of work being carried out in the premises, the number of employees, and the time at which work is […]
Investigations have begun into the cause of yet another fire at the Kronospan factory, Chirk in Wrexham county borough. North Wales Fire and Rescue were called to the blaze at the Kronospan Factory, a factory that manufactures wood-based-panels, just before 5:00am on Friday 8 September. Six fire crews from Chirk, Wrexham, Johnstown, Llangollen, Deeside and […]