At 08:49 hours this morning 4, emergency 999 calls were made reporting a vehicle fire on Grafton Lane near Bidford on Avon. An appliance from Alcester was mobilised by Fire Control. The crew confirmed a vehicle was well alight on the roadway. A fire-fighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using water supplied to a hose reel jet. The crew also requested the attendance of the highways department as the fire had damaged the road surface.
Fire crews were alerted to a building fire at an industrial premise on Water Orton Lane, Curdworth. 2 fire appliances from Coleshill were mobilised at 1836 hrs on Wednesday 16th April 2014. An informative message received at 1858 hrs stated this was a small electrical fire within factory, 2 BA and dry powder extinguishers in use. A stop message was received at 2012 hrs and all crews had returned to station by 2107 hrs
Crews were alerted to a fire on open ground with best access to incident from M40 motorway north of junction 15. 2 crews from Leamington Spa were mobilised at 1554 hrs with a water bowser also mobilised from Leamington Spa. An informative message received at 1636 hrs stated fire on open ground adjacent to M40 with 1 hose reel jet in use. A stop message was received at 1752 hrs and all crews had returned to station by 1926 hrs.
A fire crew from Alcester have dealt with a quad bike on fire at Kinwarton Farm Road this afternoon. The crew used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to put the fire out following a call received at 15.13 hours.
At 22:00 hours this evening an emergency 999 call was made reporting a road traffic collision on the A426 near the Boat public house outside Southam. Two fire appliances were mobilised, one from Southam and one from Rugby. The crew from Southam were in attendance within 8 minutes of the emergency call being placed and confirmed that two vehicles had been involved in a crash. The Police and Ambulance service were also at the incident and the crew from Rugby followed shortly after. Both vehicles were found off the road and a total of 3 persons were trapped. Specialist cutting equipment, winch, additional lighting and small tools were used to release the casualties. A message was received at 22:27 hours stating that 2 of the casualties had been released and were in the care of the ambulance service. At 22:39 hours the third casualty had been released and was also in the care of the ambulance service. Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service crews remain on scene assisting the police.
Fire crews were alerted to a RTC on the banbury Road, Stratford at 0550 hrs on Tuesday 15th April 2014. 1 fire engine from Stratford and 1 from Wellesbourne were mobilised. An informative message received at 0608 hrs confirmed 1 car off road into ditch with 1 person medically trapped, Police and Ambulance are both in attendance also, crews are using small tools to release patient. A stop message was received at 0612 hrs with 1 person in the care of the Ambulance service, all appliances had returned to station by 0642 hrs.
Warwickshire fire service control received a call to a fire in the open Leicester Road, Wolvey at 11:24am and mobilised one fire engine from Nuneaton . Fire involved hedgerow and was extinguished using a hose reel, the stop message indicating incident was under control was received at 11:46am, crews estimated being detained a further 90mins
Three fire engines have dealt with a house fire this evening which caught fire after the caravan which was parked on the house driveway, caught light. Fire crews rescued two cats and a rabbit from the property following several emergency calls received at 1750 hours. The occupants were uninjured and had assistance from the Red Cross Fire Emergency Support Service.
At 02:10 hours earlier this morning, two 999 calls were made reporting a car fire on Newdigate Road in Bedworth. An appliance from Bedworth was mobilised. Crews arrived at the incident and confirmed a car was alight on the road. Fire-fighters wearing breathing apparatus used water supplied from a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Two fire crews from Leamington Spa assisted the Police and Ambulance at a two car collision in Priory Terrace near the Post Office this evening at 22.41 hours. One male person was medically trapped inside his car and fire crews used specialist cutting equipment to release him.