Avon Fire & Rescue Service has seen a 132% increase so far in the number of outdoor fires this summer, compared to last year.Read the full story ›
It's been a decade since a fire destroyed Weston-super-Mare's pier. It took more than two years and £40 million to rebuild.Read the full story ›
Military exercises on Salisbury Plain have created smoke which has been seen up to 40 miles away.Read the full story ›
A man in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent after a major fire in Truro. Three homes were destroyed by the blaze.Read the full story ›
The blaze in the Greenbank area of the city happened on a street occupied by around 40 caravans.Read the full story ›
People living near Compton Bassett advised to keep windows and doors shut overnight after a large fire at a landfill site.Read the full story ›
The house fire in Bath which claimed the life of a 64-year-old man was found to have started accidentally.
Four fire engines were alerted to the incident at a two-storey detached house early on Monday morning.
A 64 year-old man in a serious condition was rescued by firefighters from a first floor bedroom. He was taken to hospital by ambulance but sadly later passed away.
A second man, aged 92 years-old, was also rescued by firefighters from a second bedroom. He was also taken to hospital after suffering burns and smoke inhalation.
Crews say a third man, believed to be a neighbour who entered the property to help before emergency services arrived, was also treated for the effects of smoke inhalation but was discharged at the scene.
An investigation has been launched by the fire service in Bristol after they were called to three separate arson attacks in the early hours of 1st April.
All three fires happened in the space of two hours. The first in Tockington at around 1:30am where a van had been torched.
The second incident in Shirehampton where firefighters found a car on fire, and then a final blaze at a garage in Longwell Green at 3:30am.
The causes of the fires were all deemed deliberate.
A pensioner has been found dead at a bungalow that was destroyed by a fire in Cornwall.Read the full story ›
A pensioner is feared to have died in a fire that destroyed a bungalow in Cornwall.Read the full story ›