A man in his 50’s was recently sentenced after an office block arson and bomb scare which occurred earlier this year. On Wednesday 30th May an office block, housing a number of company call centres, was deliberate subject to fire. The perpetrator, Graham Barry Barnes, was sentenced after a court hearing in late October. The […]
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A weather warning as cold weather is forecast and the darker nights are closing in. We warned that the hot weather we so fondly remember was an increase to fire risk this summer. Now, the change in seasons to the winter weather is just as much a priority. With the Met Office predicting sub-zero temperatures, […]
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 […]
On Wednesday 26th September, a garage fire took place at Birnam Vehicle Services in Perthshire, Scotland. Fire authorities were called to the garage fire at 12:25 pm, where four appliances were required to quell the inferno. Firefighters were met with cars and gas cylinders alight with flame. 30 properties were all evacuated including neighbouring buildings, […]
The Liverpool fire engulfed the famous Art deco style building on Sunday 2nd September. Merseyside Fire and Rescue service were alerted to the Liverpool fire at around 19:52 pm. The iconic Littlewoods Pools building, a famous Liverpool landmark was aflame. The extent of the Liverpool fire required 50 firefighters, six fire engines and 3 aerial […]
On Tuesday 28th August, Ireland woke to a retail fire in Belfast’s city centre. The retail fire occurred at a Primark flagship store, which was housed at a 233-year-old historical building. The building, previously a bank, had an iconic clock situated at the top of the sandstone front which had sadly fallen off and the […]