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Investigation launched into house fire
12:54pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 in News
FIREFIGHTERS are investigating the cause of a blaze at a semi-detached house in Meadow Lane, Northallerton, at 12.15pm on Saturday. Crews from the town and from Thirsk, Richmond and Bedale tackled the fire which extensively damaged the property. The house is believed to have been unoccupied when the fire started in the living room. A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesman said smoke alarms in the property had been activated.
FUNDRAISING DANCE: A black tie charity ball and three-course meal to raise funds for Herriot Hospice Homecare will be held at the Golden Lion, Northallerton, on Saturday, October 5, from 7pm. For tickets, costing £45, call 01955-209908.
CARNIVAL BOOST: A jumble sale to raise funds for Brompton Carnival will be held at the village hall on Friday (September 27), from 7pm.
TYRE FIRE: An overheated punctured tyre sparked a car fire which spread to hedges and wooden pallets beside allotments in Reeth Road, Richmond, at 9.50am, on Friday (September 20).
RIVER RESCUE: A 33-year-old man has been treated by paramedics after spending a night stranded in shallow water in the River Foss, near Huntington Road, York, on Saturday (September 21), at 8am. Firefighters used an extension ladder to rescue the man, who had a medical condition and was unable to climb the river’s steep banks.
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