SOMERSET NEWS: Child, two, gets locked in home

SOMERSET NEWS: Child, two, gets locked in home

Posted: 30th July 2014
A TODDLER had to be rescued this afternoon (Wednesday, July 30, 2014) after accidentally getting locked inside a home in Frome. The Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call at just after 1.15pm to the incident in Butts Hill where a two-year-old child had unfortunately got locked inside a home. “Fire crews gained entry into the property and one child…

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SOMERSET NEWS: People treated by paramedics after fire

SOMERSET NEWS: People treated by paramedic

Posted: 30th July 2014
THREE people needed treatment from paramedics this evening (Wednesday, July 30, 2014) following a fire at a home near Bridgwater. Three fire engines from Bridgwater were mobilised to a home in nearby Puriton at just before 6.30pm. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman told the Yeovil Press: “Crews confirmed one plastic kettle involved in a fire, but was…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: House fire in Chard

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: House fire in Chard

Posted: 30th July 2014
FIREFIGHTERS were mobilised this evening (Wednesday, July 30, 2014) following reports of a house fire in Chard. The alarm was raised at just before 7pm to an address in the town and fire engines from Chard, Ilminster and Axminster were called out. Crews discovered there had been a fire in an oven, but was out by the time they had got there. A spokesman for the Devon and…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Woman taken to hospital after A37 crash

YEOVIL NEWS: Woman taken to hospital after A37 crash

Posted: 30th July 2014
A FEMALE was taken to hospital this afternoon (Wednesday, July 30, 2014) following a car accident on the A37 between Yeovil and Ilchester. The Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call at just before 2.30pm and two fire engines and a rescue tender from Yeovil were mobilised. A Fire Service spokesman told the Yeovil Press: “Fire crews confirmed a…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Repeated anti-social behaviour will NOT be tolerated, say police

YEOVIL NEWS: Repeated anti-social behaviour will NOT be tolerated, say police

Posted: 30th July 2014
  POLICE are hoping that getting two people evicted from their Yeovil home because of repeated anti-social behaviour will get the message across to others that making their neighbours’ lives hell will not be tolerated. Officers were granted a closure order for a property in Turnpike Orchard after an investigation into anti-social behaviour at the address. Beat manager…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Businesses warned over latest phone scam

SOMERSET NEWS: Businesses warned over latest phone scam

Posted: 30th July 2014
SMALL business owners are being warned to be on their guard against a new telephone scam. The caller claims to be from an agency working on a magazine for the Avon and Somerset Police and is looking for local businesses to become sponsors. Small business owners are reporting that the caller asks for £100 for an acknowledgement or advert to be included in the magazine…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Firefighters trace crash victim's phone to find her

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Firefighters trace crash victim's phone to find her

Posted: 29th July 2014
AN emergency services operator had to keep a woman on the phone after she had been involved in an accident so firefighters could trace her location. It was just before 1.30pm today (Tuesday, July 29, 2014) when the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a distressed female who had been involved in a road traffic collision where her car had left…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Firefighters from across district deal with empty home fire

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Fire at empty home

Posted: 29th July 2014
FIREFIGHTERS from across the district were busy during the night (Tuesday, July 29, 2014) dealing with a fire at an empty home in Crewkerne. Three fire engines from Crewkerne, Yeovil and Beaminster, from neighbouring Dorset, were mobilised at around 1am to reports of smoke coming from a home in South Street. Firefighters discovered that smoke was coming from an…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Rescued from roof

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Rescued from roof

Posted: 29th July 2014
AN EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD had to be rescued last night (Monday, July 28, 2014) from the roof of a property. Firefighters from Wincanton, Yeovil and Castle Cary attended the scene in Upper High Street, Castle Cary, at around 11.15pm. A spokesman for the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service told the Yeovil Press: “The hydraulic platform from Yeovil was requested in order…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Neighbourhood Watch scheme plans in Ilminster

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Neighbourhood Watch scheme plans in Ilminster

Posted: 29th July 2014
POLICE are looking to set up new Neighbourhood Watch schemes in the Ilminster area of South Somerset. A number of schemes have already been formed in the town, but police are now looking to create more of the potentially crime-busting groups. A police spokesman told the Yeovil Press: “This is a voluntary network of schemes where neighbours come together along with the…

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