Early Morning Blaze Hits Almost Two Thousand Homes

There were dramatic scenes in Ruddington during the early hours of this morning when an electricity sub-station on Old Station Drive caught fire – initially cutting power to 1,961 houses in our village. Flames were visible leaping high into the night sky. A Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue crew from West Bridgford was called out at 1.39am today (Tuesday 7th April) to tackle the blaze – with local resident Wayne Swift capturing the moment they arrived (above) to find the sub-station engulfed in flames. Western Power Distribution (WPD) also attended the…

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Pair Arrested After Reports of Men Fighting with Weapons in Ruddington

Police say they’ve arrested two men after responding to reports of men fighting with weapons in our village – and are now appealing for witnesses. Officers were called to the incident on Sellars Avenue in Ruddington at just after 5.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 25th March). One man is said to have suffered minor injuries. Two men, aged 25 and 45, were located, arrested on suspicion of affray, and taken into police custody. Detective Constable Ryan Atkin, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We are working hard to understand the circumstances surrounding this incident. We’re appealing for…

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Thanks After Ruddington House Fire

The family which owns a village property damaged during a blaze at the weekend has thanked those who reported the fire and prevented more serious damage. As RUDDINGTON.info previously reported, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a house at the corner of Kirk Lane and Loughborough Road at 12.32am on Saturday (14th December) when smoke was seen coming from the roof. Crews from West Bridgford, Highfields, London Road and East Leake Fire Stations used breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames using two hose reel jets, 1 main jet and an aerial platform…

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