Tag: fire

Da Luciano’s Restaurant Targeted

You may have heard that another Bothwell business has been targeted by deliberate arson attacks. Plagued by this issue in recent years, the normally quiet Lanarkshire town has received unwanted attention as crime in the area rises sharply, apparently fuelled by serious and deliberate attempts to ruin local, hard working businesses. The latest blaze is […]

Hillhouse Festival Cancelled

The popular Hillhouse Summer Festival isn’t going ahead this year, after a deliberate fire at their storage container destroyed all their equipment and stock. The popular event in Hamilton, which also attracts people from Blantyre had to be cancelled after the volunteers loss. Volunteers from the group made the tough decision saying they had “no […]

Calderside Woodland Fire

A large grass fire has decimated an extensive area of woodland and fields between Blantyre and East Kilbride. Firefighters had to tackle the blaze near Calderside Road yesterday afternoon, evening and this morning. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed that they received a call yesterday, Saturday 3rd June 2023 around 3.45pm and four firetrucks […]

Fire at Stonefield Public Park

Would the parents of the youngsters currently at Stonefield Park setting fires, please do something about this, before police are involved. Photo just after 4.30pm this evening, Monday 14th November at the lower part of Stonefield Public Park with residents saying they’re still there. Youths have dragged nearby residential wheelie bins into the woods, using […]

Parkburn Estate Fire

Emergency fire crews were called out to the Parkburn Industrial Estate in Blantyre today as a vehicle fire spread. Firefighters arrived on the scene near Springwells after 1pm today, Tuesday 13th July 2021 and were confronted by a van which had caught fire in the small Industrial Estate. Unfortunately, the fire quickly spread to an […]

Fire at Bellshill Industrial Estate

Few messages about this today. A huge fire erupted at a medical supply facility in Bellshill Trading estate. The outbreak happened around 7.30am this morning with an enormous plume of smoke seen for miles all around. We received some messages from worried commuters as it wasn’t immediately apparent this was taking place in Bellshill. There […]