Fires force thousands to flee homes in California

October 25, 2019

Fast-growing fires throughout California forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes on Thursday as hot weather and dry winds fed flames and incited fear in a state still jittery from devastating wildfires in the past two years.


Firefighters called out to Aberdeen’s new Ikea store

May 23, 2016

Blair Firefighters were called to Aberdeen’s new Ikea store yesterday. A fire and rescue team from Altens were sent to the store at Wellington Circle, at 1.20pm, but quickly discovered it was a false alarm. It is not clear if the shop had to be evacuated.