Farm fire

Insurers now investigating Oxfordshire pig-farm fire

Insurers now investigating Oxfordshire pig-farm fire

Insurers are now investigating the cause of a fire that killed a number of pigs in Oxfordshire last week, as...

October 13, 2021

Pigs killed in Oxfordshire fire

Pigs killed in Oxfordshire fire

A number of pigs were killed in a fire in Oxfordshire just before the weekend, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service...

October 11, 2021

Telehandler fire tackled on farm in Devon

Telehandler fire tackled on farm in Devon

Firefighters in Devon were called to a farm last Friday, September 17, after a telehandler caught fire in the middle...

September 22, 2021

160 cows evacuated to safety after barn catches fire in Cumbria

160 cows evacuated to safety after barn catches fire in Cumbria

160 cows had to be evacuated to safety this morning (December 4), after a fire broke out in a barn...

January 4, 2021

Firefighters called to the scene of blazing barn

Firefighters called to the scene of blazing barn

Firefighters were called to the scene of a blaze on a farm in Devon where a barn which held around...

October 23, 2020

Arsonists set farmer’s bale stack ablaze

Arsonists set farmer’s bale stack ablaze

A farmer in East Yorkshire has become the target of arsonists after having a bale stack set alight in his...

September 18, 2020

Firefighters called to deal with large field fire in Dorset

Firefighters called to deal with large field fire in Dorset

Firefighters were called to a large fire in a field in Dorset. Two fire engines from Sherborne Fire Station were...

September 15, 2020

6,000 chickens killed in a fire in Co. Tyrone

6,000 chickens killed in a fire in Co. Tyrone

Around 6,000 chickens have been killed in an overnight fire at a farm in Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. The Northern Ireland...

September 14, 2020

2,000 pigs die after blaze breaks out on Co. Down farm

2,000 pigs die after blaze breaks out on Co. Down farm

Up to 2,000 pigs are believed to have died in a large blaze that broke out on a farm last...

September 8, 2020

Farm fire started…by ‘pigs and a pedometer’

Farm fire started…by ‘pigs and a pedometer’

Firefighters were called out to a fire at a farm over the weekend – only to find that the blaze...

March 9, 2020

Investigations into arson following shed fire

Investigations into arson following shed fire

Investigations are ongoing into a suspected case of arson that occurred last month when a shed containing hay bales was...

February 11, 2020

50 firefighters attend farm shed blaze in Antrim

50 firefighters attend farm shed blaze in Antrim

Approximately 50 fire brigade personnel attended a large blaze which broke out in a number of farm sheds last night,...

January 20, 2020

Machinery destroyed in latest of 4 farm arson attacks

Machinery destroyed in latest of 4 farm arson attacks

Machinery was destroyed – along with a shed and a number of bales – in an overnight farm fire in...

September 23, 2019

6 teens arrested in connection with 140ac UK crop fire

6 teens arrested in connection with 140ac UK crop fire

Six teenage boys have been arrested in connection with a large-scale crop fire in Cleethorpes, England earlier this week. The...

August 7, 2019

JCB burn-out prompts machinery fire warning

JCB burn-out prompts machinery fire warning

A recent issue involving a JCB which went on fire has prompted a warning on the dangers of machinery fires...

July 4, 2019

Firefighters say Cambridgeshire shed fire was started deliberately

Firefighters say Cambridgeshire shed fire was started deliberately

Firefighters have said a blaze which destroyed an estimated 100t of straw and machinery in Cambridgeshire was started deliberately. It...

May 23, 2019

Arsonists cause more than £250,000 of damage to Borders farm

Arsonists cause more than £250,000 of damage to Borders farm

A hayshed fire thought to have been started deliberately has destroyed more than £250,000 of property on a farm near...

January 8, 2019

21,000 chicks killed in Preston poultry farm fire

21,000 chicks killed in Preston poultry farm fire

Around 21,000 chicks have died in a poultry farm fire in Preston, Lancashire on Tuesday (November 13). A single-storey building measuring...

November 16, 2018