Rescue Service

Firefighters offer safety advice to neighbors after house fire displaces family

A family of six was displaced after a large house burned down in the Tilden Woods neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials say it happened around 4:00 p.m. on the 11600 block of Danville Drive near Luxmanor Elementary School and Tilden Middle School. The occupants have left the house unharmed, but officials say the ...

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Council fireworks are canceled | West Dunbartonshire Council

Posted on September 30, 2021 Councilors agreed to cancel the Council fireworks in Dumbarton and Dalmuir in November following the introduction of new Covid-19 restrictions. The move comes after new guidelines have been agreed to in the Scottish Parliament, meaning any adult attending a major event from 1 October 2021 will need to present their vaccination passport before they can ...

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Right Place, Right Time – An off-duty Northfield fire crew en route to save a competition help free a trapped driver in a motorway crash

A TEAM of resting firefighters on their way to a nationwide competition in Tyneside to show off their extrication skills put them to the test in a real-life situation when they were first at the scene of an accident in highway. The Northfield-based crew were heading to the two-day “Festival of Rescue” hosted by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue ...

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Closure of the North East fire-risk waste site

A court order is now in place prohibiting anyone from entering or depositing more waste at the Shee Recycling site in Durham Road, Birtley, after the waste stored there becomes a fire hazard. This is the second time that powers have been used in the Northeast. The restriction order was obtained in Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court last week (Thursday, September ...

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Liverpool company fire breaks out as teams rush to the scene

Firefighters rushed to a Liverpool business after a fire. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called to a business on County Road in Walton at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28. After teams arrived just five minutes later at 8:20 p.m., they found a fire at the company’s door. READ MORE:Drunk driver sobs in court after witnessing ‘gruesome’ murders ...

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Women firefighters bring new skills and diversity to the Merredin brigade

The stereotypical image of the buff, oiled and semi-nude firefighters adorning the cover of calendars is a far cry from the volunteer firefighters you’d likely see in Western Australia’s eastern wheatbelt. Key points: Women make up nearly half of Merredin’s fire and rescue service Lt. Sheree Lowe says brigade offers childcare program to attract female volunteers Statewide, women make up ...

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The M66 forced to close following a “serious” accident involving six vehicles

A section of the M66 was closed after a vehicle overturned following a “serious” accident this evening (September 25). Emergency services were called to junction three near Pilsworth, Bury, around 8:30 p.m. this evening. A man was released from a van following the crash on the southbound carriageway, the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said. Six vehicles were ...

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12-year-old dies after petah Tikva house fire

A day after a fire consumed a home in Petah Tikva, a 12-year-old boy seriously injured in the blaze died on Friday evening. Emil Alufer was taken to hospital in critical condition in the early hours of Thursday with severe burns and smoke inhalations, doctors said. Another man in his 50s was seriously injured after rushing into the house to ...

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