PASSENGERS were evacuated from a double-decker bus only moments before it was engulfed in a fireball.
This Sunday April 3 sees the annual Ladies Day fund raiser for Camp Hill WRFC at their Haslucks Green Road ground.
A SPOT of sunshine, reflected in a bedroom mirror, could have sent a home up in flames last week.
THREE firefighters from Bickenhill station are in Japan as part of a relief operation, following last week’s devastating earthquake.
TWO men were rescued from a serious flat fire in Solihull town centre on Monday.
A PLANE carrying a life-saving donor organ, crashed and burst into flames at Birmingham Airport last week.
A SMITH’S Wood business was gutted by flames this week, after arsonists set fire to rubbish behind a shopping parade.
PASSENGERS feared for their lives after their plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Birmingham Airport – only minutes after take-off.
UP TO 100 workers were evacuated from Solihull’s Land Rover site after a blaze broke out last Friday, June 25.
FIREFIGHTERS from Solihull attended a two-train crash involving hazardous chemicals as part of an intense training exercise.
RESIDENTS in Old Lode Lane are split over proposed traffic-calming measures.
A SCHOOLBOY from Lyndon has been arrested on suspicion of arson by local police investigating a series of recent fires in Barn Lane Park.
SOLIHULL’S fire-chief led an operation to rescue a young woman who tumbled down a crevasse in the Welsh mountains.
AN Acocks Green pensioner died after a fire broke-out at his home last week.
ON Monday February 8, Smokefree Solihull will be launching a new strategy to tackle the biggest killer in the borough.
TWO teenage boys were arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at Arden School.
FIREFIGHTERS who helped to save lives in Haiti received a heroes’ welcome at Solihull Fire Station last weekend.
TWELVE firefighters - who trained at Bickenhill - have joined the international rescue effort in Haiti.
A NEW group has been launched by Safer Solihull to raise road safety awareness and drive down the number of accidents.
THE major incident capabilities of West Midlands Fire Service were put to the test last weekend and with great results.
MOTORISTS travelling on the M40 and other major routes in the West Midlands, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire this weekend will be in for a surprise when they see 15 fire engines travelling in convoy with “blues and twos” in full action.
POLICE and fire experts were this week probing an early morning blaze at a two-storey mid-terrace house in Sarehole Road, Hall Green.
A PREGNANT woman and her partner escaped unhurt after the bathroom of their Solihull home flooded in the early hours of Monday morning.
VANDALS have targeted Elmdon Park for the second time in a week.
MORE than 60 firefighters were called to a massive blaze at a disused school in Chelmsley Wood.
THREE residents - including a teenage girl - were taken to hospital following a suspected gas leak in Castle Bromwich.
A SHELDON family’s home was wrecked by fire as they were out shopping on Monday.
AN ARTICULATED lorry reversed into a gas mains on Friday morning causing panic on Radway Road.
A MAN and his dog escaped unscathed following a chip pan fire in Hobs Moat last week.
SHELDON firefighters dealt with two house fires last Tuesday evening but neither house had a smoke alarm.
FOUR people were injured in a road crash in the middle of Acocks Green on Tuesday morning.
A WOMAN and two young children were rescued from a block of maisonettes in Chelmsley Wood following an arson attack.
MINDLESS vandals have burned down a bowling club’s pavilion at a popular social club.
A PUBLIC meeting to discuss proposals to revamp the fire services’s fire station network is to take place at the Methodist Church Hall in Station Road, Balsall Common on January 6, beginning at 7pm.
Firefighters in and around Solihull dealt with dozens of calls to bonfires on November 5 - but there were no serious incidents and no-one was reported injured
A 47 YEAR-old man has died after receiving severe burns in an incident at his home in Solihull on Monday.
FIREMAN Steve Lock is fighting his biggest battle as he bids to find a bone marrow donor.