Thursday, 18 October 2018

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a false alarm at a shop in Henley town centre last night (Wednesday). Crews arrived at Boots in Bell ...

 

Village fire station future to be decided in new year

THE future of Wargrave fire station will be decided in February. The retained station in Victoria Road was spared closure last year ...

 

Woodland fire

FIREFIGHTERS tackled fire in woodland next to the Tesco roundabout in Reading Road in Henley at about 10.50pm on Tuesday last week. In ...

 

House flood

A HOUSE being built in Henley was flooded due to a broken water mains connection. Firefighters were called to the property in Reading ...

 

Barge burnt

A BOAT was destroyed in a fire at a Caversham marina. The Dutch barge caught alight at the Thames and Kennet Marina in Henley Road at ...

 

False alarm

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a property in Mount View, Henley, at about 6.50pm on Wednesday last week but it was a false alarm caused ...

 

Train stopped

A TRAIN had to be stopped by firefighters after a railway sleeper started smouldering at Henley station last Friday at about 7.15pm. ...

 

False alarm

A FIRE alarm was set off at the Giggling Squid restaurant in Hart Street at 12.30am on Wednesday last week. It was triggered by an ...

 

Would-be recruits put to the test by firefighters

Would-be recruits put to the test by firefighters

A “HAVE-A-GO” taster day was staged by firefighters at The Henley College’s campus in Deanfield Avenue. Participants were invited to ...

 

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 ...

 

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