Sunday, 19 September 2021

Bonfire alert

FIREFIGHTERS were called to put out a large bonfire in Harpsden. A crew from Henley fire station in West Street spent about half an ...

 

Firefighter retires after 20 years living childhood dream

Firefighter retires after 20 years living childhood dream

A MAN from Watlington who worked as an on-call firefighter for 20 years has retired. Ashley Wingrove said that becoming a firefighter ...

 

Fire crew plea

ON call firefighters are needed in Watlington. You must live within five minutes of the fire station in Gorwell to be eligible and ...

 

New tender

New tender

HENLEY fire station has a new engine. Crews at the station in West Street will spend a week practicing with the new appliance before ...

 

Car catches fire following collision

Car catches fire following collision

A CAR caught on fire near Henley after it collided with another vehicle that had stopped due to a tree branch blocking the road. The ...

 

House blaze

House blaze

A FIRE badly damaged a house in Hurley. Firefighters were called to a property in Mill Lane just before 10am on Wednesday. They spent ...

 

Pool water used on fire

Pool water used on fire

FIREFIGHTERS used water from a swimming pool to help tackle a blaze at a property in Lambridge Lane, Henley. Crews from Oxfordshire ...

 

Sign stolen

Sign stolen

A SIGN encouraging driver to watch their speed was stolen from outside Henley fire station. It had only been up for a few hours before ...

 

Mystery surrounds three horse deaths

Mystery surrounds three horse deaths

THREE horses are believed to have died following an incident near Hambleden. Three fire engines from Henley, Reading and Beaconsfield ...

 

Blaze at boathouse

FIVE fire crews were sent to tackle a blaze at a boathouse in Caversham Heights on Sunday. The fire started on the ground floor of the ...

 

Boathouse fire tackled in Caversham

Boathouse fire tackled in Caversham

FIVE fire crews were sent to tackle a blaze at a boathouse in Caversham Heights on Sunday.  The Grade II listed building on The Warren ...

 

Man fined £150 for driving into river

Man fined £150 for driving into river

A MAN who drove a pick-up truck into the River Thames in Henley has been fined and disqualified. Darren Baker struck a lamppost, went ...

 

Man hurt in tree smash

A MAN is in hospital with serious head injuries after the car he was driving collided with a tree. The 22-year-old was knocked ...

 

Firefighters help rescue deer caught in cricket nets

Firefighters help rescue deer caught in cricket nets

A DEER was rescued after getting its antlers trapped in cricket nets. The RSPCA and firefighters helped untangle the animal after ...

 

Firefighters rescue unconscious man trapped in car

Firefighters rescue unconscious man trapped in car

A MAN was left unconscious after the car he was driving collided with a tree in Rotherfield Greys last night (Wednesday). He was found ...

 

Entangled deer rescued from cricket club netting

Entangled deer rescued from cricket club netting

A DEER was rescued after getting its antlers trapped in the netting at Harpsden Cricket Club in Henley.  The RSPCA and Oxfordshire ...

 

Praise for firefighters

Praise for firefighters

OXFORDSHIRE’S firefighters have been praised for their response to the covid-19 crisis. It follows an inspection of the county’s fire ...

 

Partnership success for emergency services

Partnership success for emergency services

FIREFIGHTERS who attend emergencies calls with paramedics are improving the outcome for patients. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service ...

 

Countess says thanks after car fire drama

Countess says thanks after car fire drama

A WOMAN has thanked the emergency services for their bravery after her car burst into flames. Countess Ilona Esterhazy was driving ...

 

Car blaze

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a car fire in Catslip, near Nettlebed, at abouit 12.30pm on Tuesday.

 

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