Severe house fire among five incidents reported by emergency services in Milton Keynes over Bank Holiday

A house was left severely damaged by a fire yesterday (May 3)

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 10:34 am

A home in Olney was left severely damaged by a fire that started in the property's garage.

The incident took place at 2:54pm on Monday May 3 at a house on Austen Avenue.

The house and garage was left severely damaged by the blaze, whilst radiated heat damage affected the outside of other nearby homes.

Bucks Fire and Rescue Service staff attended five incidents in Milton Keynes over the Bank Holiday Weekend

A spokesperson for the Bucks Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters used two main jets, two hose reels, four sets of breathing apparatus and a turntable ladder."

In total five fire engines were sent to the blaze, there was also a Thames Valley Police presence at the incident.

Emergency services rushed to a collision, involving just one vehicle, by Shenley Roundabout, the incident took place on the junction of Childs Way and Fulmer Street. The collision happened in the early hours of Sunday morning, at 1:57am.

A man was left injured after losing control of his vehicle, he was left in the hands of the South Central Ambulance, who helped make the area safe with the help of the fire service.

On Sunday night at 10:39pm firefighters extinguished a hedge fire in Hareden Croft playpark in Emerson Valley. They used a hose reel to extinguish the flames.

Earlier that evening firefighters released a man from a lift. He was trapped in a building on Staverton Grove in Broughton.

Arriving on the scene at 8:48pm, one crew were able to help the man escape without him sustaining any injuries.

On the Sunday afternoon at 3:44pm, a girl became stuck in a baby swing on Blanchland Circle in Monkston. Using a toolkit firefighters were able to break the girl free without her suffering any injuries.