Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Saucepan fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a flat in Station Road, Henley, at about 4.45pm on Thursday last week after a saucepan fire. They made the ...

 

Flat flooded

A GROUND floor flat in Old Brewery Lane, Henley, was flooded after water leaked from the flat above. Firefighters were called to the ...

 

Smoke scare

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Vicarage Road, Henley, at about 7.40pm on Tuesday last week after the boiler started to emit ...

 

Washer fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a dishwasher fire at a house in Wood Lane Sonning Common, on Tuesday last week. The fire had been put by ...

 

Road closed after fryer fire at restaurant

Road closed after fryer fire at restaurant

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a restaurant in Henley to tackle a kitchen blaze. Staff were evacuated after a deep-fat fryer caught fire ...

 

Dogs die in fire

Dogs die in fire

TWO dogs died after a fire ripped through a static caravan near Henley. Firefighters were called to the scene after the prefabricated ...

 

MP visits fire station

MP visits fire station

FIREFIGHTERS in Henley were visited by John Howell MP and Oxfordshire’s chief fire officer Simon Furlong. Eight members of the team at ...

 

Landlords offer free pint to firefighters who tackled blaze

Landlords offer free pint to firefighters who tackled blaze

THE landlords of a Henley pub have thanked firefighters for tackling a chimney fire by offering them a free pint each. Colin and Mel ...

 

Firefighters offered free beer for extinguishing pub fire

Firefighters offered free beer for extinguishing pub fire

FIREFIGHTERS are being offered a free pint of beer after they put out a chimney fire at a Henley pub. They were called to the ...

 

Four new recruits could lift fire station closure threat

Four new recruits could lift fire station closure threat

THE fire station in Wargrave is on course to stay open after recruiting four new firefighters. The retained station in Victoria Road ...

 

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley to remove a titanium ring from a patient’s finger on Thusday evening ...

 

New retained firefighter starts work

A NEW retained firefighter has joined closure-threatened Wargrave fire station. Neil Harling, 44, lives within two minutes of the ...

 

Couple's basement flooded & shops shut by water main burst

Couple's basement flooded & shops shut by water main burst

HOMES and businesses were left without power and a couple’s basement was flooded after a water main burst in Henley town centre. The ...

 

Sawmill owner counts the cost of fire which destroyed uninsured equipment

Tractor destroyed in sawmill blaze

A TRACTOR and afirewood processor worth tens of thousands of pounds were destroyed in a fire at a sawmill. The blaze at Mackrory & ...

 

Free tyre check

Free tyre check

FIREFIGHTERS gave more than 450 drivers free tyre safety checks at the Tesco store in Henley on Friday. The event was organised by ...

 

Couple rescue disabled man

Couple rescue disabled man

A COUPLE saved an elderly disabled man’s life after he plunged into the River Thames in Henley when his carer lost control of his ...

 

Fire station open day

A COMMUNITY open day will be held at Wargrave fire station on Sunday, November 26. Visitors will be able to look round a fire engine ...

 

Firefighters save the day at art gallery launch

Firefighters save the day at art gallery launch

ORGANISERS of Henley Arts and Crafts Guild’s autumn exhibition have thanked two firefighters who came to their rescue. Committee ...

 

Firefighters tackle bathroom blaze

Firefighters tackle bathroom blaze

A WOMAN had a lucky escape from a bathroom fire at her home in Checkendon. She was downstairs when the fire broke out, setting off a ...

 

Crucial year for fire station begins with recruitment drive

Crucial year for fire station begins with recruitment drive

WARGRAVE fire station could still close if more people do not volunteer as firefighters, a senior officer has warned. The retained ...

 

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