Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Deer drama

FIREFIGHTERS were called to free a small deer which had trapped itself in a gate off Woodlands Road, Harpsden, on Saturday but by the ...

 

Boat blaze

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a fire on a boat moored in Mill Meadows, Henley, at about 2pm on Saturday. They found another large boat drifting ...

 

Bank ‘fire’

THREE fire crews were called to a bank in Henley due to unexplained “smoke”. They arrived at Santander in Duke Street at about 8.30am ...

 

What do you think of fire service?

RESIDENTS are being asked to respond to a consultation on the future of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The eight-week ...

 

Head uses hose to tackle fire

Head uses hose to tackle fire

THE headmaster of Shiplake College had to put out a fire in his garden after a glass bottle caused the dry grass to catch light. Gregg ...

 

Firefighters show what they do at station open day

Firefighters show what they do at station open day

FIREFIGHTERS cut the doors off a car as they “rescued” the victim of a mock car crash during an open day at Wargrave fire station. The ...

 

Woodland fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to woodland near Henley YMCA, off Lawson Road, to put out three separate fires. They used hose reels and ...

 

Student saves pedigree cattle from field blaze

Student saves pedigree cattle from field blaze

A YOUNG farmer saved pedigree cattle from a rapidly spreading fire which torched six hectares of grassland in Kidmore End. Nathan ...

 

Homes evacuated as inferno destroys farmland

Firefighters battling blaze in Shiplake field

Firefighters battled a blaze which destroyed 20 hectares of arable land. The fire broke out this afternoon (Thursday) shortly after ...

 

Eight fire crews battle field blaze

Eight fire crews battle field blaze

EIGHT fire crews battled a blaze on farmland in Kidmore End. They were called to a field off Chalkhouse Green Road at about 3pm ...

 

Meadows fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Marsh Meadows in Henley at 5.55pm on Sunday after two barbecues set a small patch of grass alight but it ...

 

River rescue

TWO men were treated for hypothermia after being rescued from the River Thames at Henley. Firefighters raced to Marsh Lock, off Mill ...

 

Woodland fire

FIREFIGHTERS battled two blazes in woodland near Wargrave. A crew from Henley used water packs to put out the fires, one at about ...

 

Fire open day

AN open day will be held at Wargrave fire station in Victoria Road on Sunday, July 29 from 11am to 3pm. Visitors will be allowed to ...

 

Ewelme farmland destroyed in blaze

Ewelme farmland destroyed in blaze

Farmland in Ewelme has been destroyed after a huge field fire. The blaze yesterday (Saturday) spread to more than 800sqm of land, with ...

 

Two saved from river after late-night fall from boat

Two saved from river after late-night fall from boat

TWO men were treated for hypothermia after being rescued from the River Thames at Henley in the early hours of this morning. ...

 

Fire destroys billionaire’s home

Fire destroys billionaire’s home

A REMOTE house owned by a billionaire financier has been destroyed in a fire. Firefighters were called to the blaze at Greenfield, ...

 

Cyclist rescue

A CYCLIST had to be rescued after falling down an embankment in Remenham. Firefighters were called at 12.25pm on Friday to help ...

 

Shed blaze

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a shed fire in St Mark’s Road, Henley, on Saturday evening. The flames were already out when they arrived. ...

 

I’m not a hero, says man after marina rescue

A MAN who jumped into a marina to save a woman from a sinking car says he hopes others would have done the same. David Howard, 66, was ...

 

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