Scottish Fire

Irvine: training days for firefighters in the highlands before gradual demolition

Fire crews have received invaluable on-the-job training in Irvine’s high apartments as the five 14-story blocks await demolition. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service held another controlled fire simulation exercise in disused multi-story apartments at Doon Court last week – right next to where crews responded to the tragic Garnock Court fire which claimed the life of a resident 22 ...

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Houses ‘sink’ on Scots Street, forcing residents to safety

Heartbroken families were forced to flee their homes in terror in the early hours of the morning – after their buildings began to collapse. They rushed to retrieve their belongings after huge cracks appeared in their walls, floors and ceilings, exposing the houses below and the dirt below. The drama unfolded in Saltcoats, Ayrshire, this morning with some residents claiming ...

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News in pictures – September 25, 2021

News in pictures – September 25, 2021 Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon of the Google “G” brand. Linked in An icon of the ...

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Covid Scotland: Yousaf hopes for ‘significant’ improvement as army calls to drive ambulances

The Scottish Government has requested military assistance to help deal with deteriorating response times from the Scottish Ambulance Service, amid reports of patients dying and waiting in agony for hours before paramedics arrive . A total of 114 soldiers have been enlisted, with the first deployment of drivers expected to be behind the wheel from Sunday. Register now to our ...

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Rangers still not on fire despite Cup progress

Former Rangers star Craig Moore believes Steven Gerrard’s side are still trying to find their rhythm despite making it to the Scottish League Cup semi-finals. Gerrard’s side came close to national cup victory this season, beating Livingston 2-0 at Ibrox in the Scottish League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday. Rangers are also top of the Scottish Premiership table, but complaints about ...

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Human remains found in burning car in Scottish town as cops launch investigation

Human remains were found in a burning car in Dumfries. Emergency crews rushed to Jocks Loaning on Wednesday morning. Police received reports at around 8:15 a.m. that day of a burning car near Jocks Loaning. Read more Related Articles While the fire was extinguished, emergency crews found human remains inside the engine; a gray Vauxhall Insignia. The grim discovery has ...

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28-year-old woman fights for life, three children injured after home fire

WOMAN fights for her life, three children injured after house fire The 28-year-old was rescued after being trapped on terraced property in Tonypandy, south Wales, by the blaze. 3 The 28-year-old was rescued from this houseCredit: WalesOnline / Rob Browne 3 Fire ripper across the property TuesdayCredit: WalesOnline / Rob Browne She was rushed to hospital where she remains in ...

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Drumchapel’s flooded Summerhill Road could cost millions to repair

A STREET left with catastrophic damage from heavy rains that flooded dozens of homes could cost up to £ 2million to repair, it has been claimed. Multiple meetings between residents, councilors and officials have taken place with the aim of rectifying the problem, which has plagued the streets for several years. As previously reported, 50 homes were evacuated last month ...

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