UK Fire

Four Dead After Aircraft Crashes Into Car Auction At Hampshire Airport

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

Four people - the pilot and three passengers - died when a private jet crash-landed into a car auction site at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire on Frid...

Second Body Recovered After Bosley Mill Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

A second body has been found at the scene of Friday's explosion and fire at a Bosley Mill, police have said. Cheshire Police said investigators mad...

'Major Incident' Caused By Explosion At Bosley Mill

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

• Four people unaccounted for • Three explosions reported • 'Multiple' casualties and four people in hospital A “major incident” was ...

Family Lucky To Escape House Fire That Kills Their 10 Dogs

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heavily pregnant woman, her partner and her two children managed to escape a large house fire that tore through their home and killed their ten pet ...

Three Men Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder Over Tragic Derbyshire House Fire

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a Father's Day house fire in Derbyshire that killed three people, including a young mother a...

Derbyshire Fire Kills Two Adults And A Baby

Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK

Three people, including a baby girl, are dead and a further five remain in hospital after a fire at a flat in Derbyshire. Witnesses have told how a...

72 Firefighters Battle Shop Blaze In Hackney

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

More than 70 firefighters are tackling a "substantial" blaze at a row of shops in Yorkton Street, Hackney. Thick black smoke is clouding the area ...

The Bradford Fire and Why It Matters

Mark Chapman | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Sport
Mark Chapman

This weekend, matches across the country will fall silent for a minute before kick-off to commemorate the Bradford fire disaster, which occurred 30 years ago.

Fire Crews Tackle Great Portland Street Blaze

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK

Fire crews are at the scene of a blaze in London’s Great Portland Street. The London Fire Brigade sent four fire engines to the building which i...

London Family Forced To Flee Home When Pet Starts Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK

A family was forced to flee their South London home when their pet dog set the kitchen alight. The blaze was started when Leo, a Staffordshire-Boxe...

LSE Students Forced To Seek Temporary Accommodation As Campus Stays Closed Following Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students at the London School of Economics have been forced to seek temporary accommodation thanks to a blazing fire which swept through the Holborn c...

Apocalyptic Scenes In London As Terrifying Fire Sends Smoke Billowing Into The Sky

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

An electrical fire continues to cause chaos in Central London as clouds of thick black smoke and flames shooting from manholes prompted the evacuation...

Major Fire Tears Through Battersea Arts Centre

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

A major fire tore through London's Battersea Arts Centre - sending thick clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky. Twelve fire engines and arou...

One Of The World's Tallest Residential Skyscrapers Catches Fire In Dubai

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK

One of the world's tallest residential towers caught fire early Saturday in Dubai's Marina district, sending bright yellow flames several stories high...

Turn(it)around Bright Eyes

The Mac Twins | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

Sometimes the magnitude of everything you want to do in your lifetime is so overwhelming that you don't do any of them at all. Read all of Game of Thrones, re-visit chess, triathlon training - the list trundles on and on.

The Five Big Reasons You Need Home Insurance This Christmas

Sarah Willingham | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK
Sarah Willingham

At this time of year we can get a bit carried away with all of the present opening and eating (often the best bits of Christmas!) and forget about some of the disasters that could take place over the festive period!

This Is How Big The Massive Fire In Los Angeles Is

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK

Theese pictures show the size of a massive fire that is burning in Los Angeles. Seeing a major fire raging in downtown LA from Silver Lake pic.twit...

Student's Design Project Caused Devastating Glasgow School Of Art Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student's exhibition project caused the fire which ripped through and devastated the Glasgow School of Art, a report has concluded. The blaze, wh...

How To Make Sure Your E-Cigarette Doesn't Start A Fire

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Fire officers who have seen a rise in reported incidents caused by e-cigarettes have issued advice on how to use the cigarette replacements safely. ...

Huge Blaze At Manchester Dogs' Home Kills 43 Animals, Male Juvenile Arrested

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Animal Lovers Unite In Powerful Campaign To Defy Arsonist Who Killed 53 Dogs More than 40 dogs have been killed in a huge blaze at a Manc...

Merseyside Man Killed After E-Cigarette Explodes Into Flames

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK

A man has died after his e-cigarette exploded into flames and ignited oxygen equipment he is believed to have been using, fire chiefs said today. T...

Firefighters Battle Blaze At Ferrybridge Power Station

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

Flames and smoke poured from the side of a major power station where a fire broke out today. The emergency services were alerted just before 2pm to...

Heartbreaking Before And After Pictures Of Eastbourne Pier Reveal Extent Of Devastation

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza & Elliot Wagland | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Residents of Eastbourne woke to the sad sight this morning of the charred remains of their famous pier. Part of the landmark was destroyed on Wedne...

Fire Crews Tackle Blaze On Eastbourne Pier

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK

A huge blaze and plumes of thick black smoke have engulfed Eastbourne Pier. Sun seekers at the popular seaside destination could only look on as th...

Shard Evacuated After Smoke Detected In Basement

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

The Shard has been evacuated amid reports of smoke in its basement but despite 50 firefighters, seven fire engines and a phalanx of reporters and conf...