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Bedfordshire Police has confirmed that at least one person has died following today’s explosion at Redwood Grove. In a statement, they also said that some people remain...
The flats at Redwood Grove, Bedford, following a major gas explosion. Image: Twitter/BFRS
The Bedford community, council, Red Cross volunteers and local MP have all rallied to support residents who have been affected by the major gas explosion at Redwood Grove this...
Two people have been hospitalised following this morning's explosion at a block of flats at Redwood Grove off Elstow Raod this morning (Monday). One has been taken to...
Beds Fire and Rescue
Redwood Grove near Elstow Road is closed and all emergency services are in attendance following a major incident this morning. An eyewitness said there had been a loud explosion...
Beds Fire and Rescue
Police and fire crews are urging people to avoid Cardington as they tackle a building fire in the village. The blaze is in a large building on Cople Road in Cardington, and residents of...
Broadway House, Bedford
Business owners are warned that the fire service won’t hesitate to use legal enforcement powers, including prosecution, if fire safety orders are not complied with and people are put at risk. The prosecution...
Comments in a report written by the Fire Service ‘don’t make sense’ and aren’t linked to the thinking of the county’s unitary authorities, a councillor has claimed. The report set...
Broadway House, Bedford
The owner of an office block in Bedford town centre has been fined for ignoring a fire safety order after failing an inspection by Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS). A Risk-Based Inspection...
Emergency Services are searching the River Great Ouse near the Swan Hotel.
Emergency services are currently "searching the river" along Bedford's Embankment. Bedfordshire Police, Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue, East Anglia Ambulances and the East Anglian...
Residents in Vulcan Street “nervously” wished each other a Merry Christmas while fire crews tackled a blaze just before midnight on Christmas Day. Four fire engines, with crews from Bedford...
Beds Fire and Rescue
A cyclist was taken to hospital by ambulance yesterday (27 December) following a road traffic collision involving a car in Rope Walk at 6:20pm. Police were called at around 6:30 pm...
All Fire Service personnel who received their 20/25 year Long Service award, alongside Cllr John Chatterley, LLT Helen Nellis and Chief Fire Officer Andrew Hopkinson
16 Bedfordshire firefighters have been recognised for their long service at an awards ceremony this week (Tuesday). The 20 and 25 year Long Service and Good Conduct Awards were...