Yearly Archives: 2011

UK firefighter receives Royal recognition

Firefighter Graham Shelmerdine from Rochdale, UK has received the Fire and Rescue Service Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen of England. He was presented with the medal during a special ceremony which was organised to thank him for 20 years of service. Graham joined the fire service in […]

Arson probe into UK apartment blaze

Thermal imaging equipment, breathing apparatus and a hose reel were used by fire crews to tackle a blaze at an apartment block in Blackpool, UK. Firefighters said they had to go into the premises and ensure some of the residents were not trapped by the flames. Three people were rescued from the building, who all required […]

Tiger scare investigated by thermal imaging camera equipped helicopter

Police officers and a thermal imaging camera equipped helicopter were sent to investigate the sighting of a tiger loose in a field in Hampshire, UK. The alarm was raised by a member of the public who spotted what they thought was an escaped white tiger hiding. Animal specialists from nearby Marwell Zoo also attended the […]