Fires in Herefordshire over the weekend

Firefighters tackled a number of fires in Herefordshire over the weekend.

Firefighters tackled a number of fires in Herefordshire over the weekend.

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A NUMBER of fires were tackled in Herefordshire over the weekend.

A vehicle was completely destroyed following a fire near Ross-on-Wye on Friday.

Firefighters were called near the bus shelter in Kingsthorne just after 10.40pm and extinguished the flames.

A shed then caught fire in Brampton Abbotts the following morning.

Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reels to tackle the flames in Wellmead after being called to Wellmead shortly before 12.20am.

A chimney fire was then tackled in Lugwardine.

Firefighters from Hereford and Fownhope were called to the viillage just after 3.35pm.

On Sunday, a bin caught fire in Gloucester Road, Ross-on-Wye, at around 8.20pm, while a a skip fire had to be extinguished in Bridge Street, Hereford, at 2.15am this morning.

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2:52pm Mon 7 Jul 14

fmrbill says...

so are some of these being treated as susp I.e criminal (arson) or do bins and skips just catch fire nowadays, or the police not interested to put down as crimes as crime figures then go up and then they cant say what a wonderful job we doing crimes keep falling or didnt HT reporter ask the fire brigade needs to be a bit more info and investigation skills for reporting these things
so are some of these being treated as susp I.e criminal (arson) or do bins and skips just catch fire nowadays, or the police not interested to put down as crimes as crime figures then go up and then they cant say what a wonderful job we doing crimes keep falling or didnt HT reporter ask the fire brigade needs to be a bit more info and investigation skills for reporting these things fmrbill
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