Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Arson suspected after hay bales are destroyed in fire

Arson suspected after hay bales are destroyed in fire

A PILE of hay bales was destroyed in a fire in Sonning Common which is thought to have been started deliberately. The incident took ...

 

Hero bus driver saves passengers before huge blaze

Hero bus driver saves passengers before huge blaze

ABOUT 30 people had a lucky escape when they were told to get off a bus shortly before it exploded into flames. They were passengers ...

 

Bus blaze in Binfield Heath

Bus blaze in Binfield Heath

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blazing bus in Binfield Heath late this afternoon (Thursday). The 800 Arriva service was travelling towards ...

 

Truck fire

A TIPPER truck caught fire in Sonning Common on Tuesday. The vehicle burst into flames near the Herb Farm in Peppard Road at about ...

 

Thatched cottage badly damaged in roof blaze

Thatched cottage badly damaged in roof blaze

AN historic thatched cottage in Ewelme was badly damaged by a large fire on Sunday. Ten fire engines were called to Thatchings, a ...

 

Former fire station could become retirement flats

Former fire station could become retirement flats

THE old fire station in Wargrave could be demolished to make way for retirement flats. Wargrave Housing Association bought the ...

 

Fire passes

Fire passes

TWO Henley firefighters have passed their 10-month assessment. Karina Phillips and Sam Swinnerton-Woolf went through a series of ...

 

Fire training

Fire training

FIRE engines from RAF Benson were driven in and around Benson this week as part of their “blue light” training. This included using ...

 

Car destroyed in roadside fire

Car destroyed in roadside fire

A car has been destroyed in a roadside fire. A fire crew from Thame Fire Station attended the incident at 12.42pm yesterday (Thursday)....

 

Street closed to traffic after office evacuation drama

Street closed to traffic after office evacuation drama

FIRE crews were called to Henley town centre after a suspected electrical fault in an office basement caused a burning smell. A total ...

 

Staff remain cool

Staff remain cool

AS we report elsewhere this week, staff at the Savills estate agency in Henley called the fire brigade on Tuesday morning after they ...

 

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 ...

 

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