Firefighters in Bedfordshire have tackling a major fire at a coach workshop in Blunham between Bedford and Sandy.Read the full story ›
Firefighters have been tackling a fire in the accommodation block of a cargo ship six miles off the Norfolk coast.Read the full story ›
Two Coastguard helicopters, a lifeboat and two other vessels are currently dealing with a ship fire off the coast of Cromer.
The seven crew of the ship are currently still on board and trying to keep the fire under control. An additional Coastguard rescue helicopter from Humberside is on scene along with the Cromer RNLI Lifeboat.
The UK Coastguard received a mayday message, broadcast at 5.20 this morning to report that the vessel, which is carrying wheat to Rotterdam, had a fire in its accommodation.
"The crew are still on board the vessel and keeping the fire under control. However, we have a rescue helicopter hovering above as well as a lifeboat on scene so that, should the need arise, they can evacuate the ship.
"The Humberside Fire and Rescue fire fighting crew will be on scene soon and will assess the fire at that point.”
A mayday relay message was immediately broadcast and several vessels responded offering their assistance.
Two of these are now on scene with the vessel.
Firefighters managed to stop a workshop blaze spreading to a house in West Norfolk early this morning.Read the full story ›
Firefighters say a pensioner had a ‘lucky escape’ after a suspected gas explosion at his bungalow in Essex last night.Read the full story ›
An investigation has started after fire ripped through a derelict pub near Kempston in Bedfordshire and left it in ruins.Read the full story ›
A fire at an industrial estate in Corby this morning may have been started deliberately, police have said.
Officers are investigating the blaze which needed more than 30 firefighters to tackle it.
Firefighters were called to the scene at the Corby Car Centre, at Brunel Road, just after 5am today.
They managed to contain the flames but not before it had spread to surrounding buildings.
A family of four have been left homeless today after a fire ripped through two houses in Hertfordshire.
Crews will remain on the scene of the blaze at Hole's Farm, Offley, near Hitchin, for much of the day.
It began in one of the cottages just before 6.15am and quickly spread to the adjoining property.
The roofs of both homes have been destroyed.
The family were checked over by an ambulance crew at the scene but did not require treatment.
Dozens of fire fighters have spent hours tackling a large barn blaze in Hertfordshire.
Six engines were sent to the building close to the A10 at Ware, near Hertford.
A spokesman for the fire service said crews were expected to remain there for "some considerable time".
The body of a man has been found after a fire at a house in Northampton.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the blaze in Rothersthorpe Road at around noon on Thursday 8 October where fire officers discovered the body.
Northamptonshire Police want to speak with anyone who may have been in the area at the time or may have any information.