Tag Archives: fire

Refuse collectors ‘waste’ no time in flat fire rescue!

hero bin men

Two refuse workers and a dad-to-be have been hailed heroes for their brave actions in helping rescue two people from a flat fire in Carr Street, Birstall, last Tuesday (10/01/17). What happened? Two of our waste collection team: Kevin Stainburn and Ian Chamberlain, were driving down Bradford Road at around 7am when they stopped at traffic lights and spotted flames in

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Fire at former Hunter’s Waste Site

Waste site update

On 18 August 2016 a fire broke out at the site formerly operated by Hunter’s Waste Management at Scotland Yard, Lockwood, Huddersfield. We have been working together with the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, the Environment Agency, and Public Health England to deal with this incident. The fire is still smouldering and we appreciate that residents and businesses require

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