December 9 2013 Latest news:
Freddy Mayhew, Reporter
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Firefighters were called to a car on fire and had to refill their water tank to tackle the blaze early this morning.
The silver BMW 3 series found in Mayesbrook Park at 2am was a “total write-off” said firefighter Stuart Bidicant, who added: “The whole thing was in flames — the inside was burnt out.”
The Barking fire crew needed “a little bit of extra water” to put out the blaze near Lodge Avenue, Dagenham, and filled up from a nearby fire hydrant before bringing it under control by 2.45am.
No-one was reported to be injured.
A fly-tipper who dumped bed bases in the street has been given a fine and a criminal record.
Positivity is the key for a new teen magazine whose owner is fed up with the celebrity obsessed culture being fed to her children.
Firefighters will lay down their hoses for a national walk-out as part of their ongoing dispute with the government over pensions.