Smoke damaged apartment among five Milton Keynes emergency incidents reported in 48 hours

A flat was left significantly damaged by a fire started in a kitchen.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 12:38 pm
Updated Monday, 10th May 2021, 12:40 pm

A woman required oxygen after a fire in her flat caused smoke to spread across her home in Milton Keynes.

The fire started in the kitchen of the flat located on Columbia Place in Campbell Park at 3:22 PM on Saturday May 8.

A spokesperson for the Bucks Fire and Rescue Service reported that the flat was 50% damaged by the smoke.

Milton Keynes firefighters attended to a burning bedroom on May 10

Two crews of firefighters used a main jet and two sets of breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze.

Another woman suffered injuries after being involved in a car crash on Simpson Roundabout by the junction of Groveway and Marlborough Street. The collision involved two cars, when firefighters arrived they had to break the woman out of her vehicle, using rescue equipment. The incident took place, just before midnight last Saturday (May 8).

On Sunday morning, firefighters extinguished a burning car at 10:16 AM on North Street in Castlethorpe. The cause of the fire is unknown, a hose reel and one set of breathing apparatus were used to save the car.

Another fire required emergency intervention in Milton Keynes, this one was started in a bedroom in Chiswick Close on Westcroft. To remove the blaze and stop the fire, one hose reel, two sets of breathing apparatus and a fan were used. The fire started in the early hours of this morning (May 10), at around 2:00 AM.

On the M1 near Milton Keynes, southbound between junction 15 and Newport Pagnell Service Area, a three-way collision involving a lorry and two cars was reported. One person was trapped in his vehicle when firefighters arrived on the scene at around 11:30 AM on Saturday. The two crews in attendance were able to release the man using their equipment, but he had sustained injuries from the crash.