House fire and series of incidents involving burning rubbish reported in Milton Keynes

Bucks Fire and Rescue Service reports a number of fires, some believed to be started deliberately.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 10:59 am
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 11:00 am

A house fire in Middleton required assistance from five crews of firefighters on Friday evening (April 16).

The cause of the fire is unknown, it happened to a property on Cubbs Close and affected wooden cladding on the building.

A spokesperson for the Bucks Fire and Rescue Service released the following statement on the incident: "Firefighters used three hose reels, two sets of breathing apparatus, a turntable ladder, a 10.5-metre ladder and a thermal imaging camera. A woman and two boys were left in the care of South Central Ambulance Service."

Bucks Fire and Rescue Service were sent out to a series of fires in Milton Keynes over the weekend

Milton Keynes firefighters were called out to extinguish two burning carports in the early hours of this morning (April 19).

The incident took place at around 3:10am this morning at Bellwether on Fullers Slade.

The fire is believed to have been caused by careless disposal of burnt waste. The flames were put out using a hose reel and tool kit.

On Saturday night at around 10:15pm two fire engines were sent out to extinguish recyclable waste left on the street.

The fire was started Queen Anne Street in New Bradwell and is believed to have been started deliberately.

A bucket of water was used to stop the burning.

Within the same hour another incident of a fire believed to have been started deliberately was reported in Wolverton.

Rubbish in a commercial bin was set alight on Glyn Square, at around 10:55pm, it was put out using a hose reel.

In the early hours of Sunday morning fly-tipped rubbish was quashed in Little Brickhill.

At around 2:45am yesterday, firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the burning rubbish in a field near Russwell Lane.

Another bin was set alight on Queensway in Bletchley, yesterday evening. At around 8:50 PM the fire was put out by the authorities.

A small fire in a compartment of a vehicle in Denbigh North required emergency assistance. The vehicle was located on Bletcham Way and the fire was put out using a hose reel.

Two other incidents were reported in Milton Keynes over the weekend. A vehicle crashed into a shop on Woburn Sands High Street on Saturday morning, nobody involved sustained major injuries.

A girl got stuck in a swing on Maree Close in Bletchley, at around 7:35pm on Sunday, firefighters used a tool kit to release the child .