Zetland FM Local News - 26th February 2018
Fire crews were called after a grass fire at South Gare at the weekend;
The Met Office has issued an amber warning of snow, which is expected to hit our area over the next 24 hours;
...and Marske United are celebrating after a crucial win at the weekend.
Fire crews were called after a grass fire at South Gare at the weekend.
Appliances from Grangetown and Coulby Newham were sent to the scene at around 2pm yesterday after a member of the public called the emergency services.
The fire was reported to be spreading rapidly due to strong wind in the area.
It took firefighters around twenty minutes to extinguish to fire.
No-one was believed to have been injured in the blaze.
The Met Office has issued an amber warning of snow, which is expected to hit our area over the next 24 hours.
The severe alerts, warning of “the heaviest, most persistent snow”, have been issued for Redcar and Cleveland from 4am-11am tomorrow.
And on Wednesday, the amber warning is extended to the whole of Teesside between 4am-9pm.
The weather event, which is nicknamed the 'Beast from the East' is expected to affect large parts of the UK, as air from Siberia moves in by the weekend.
Motorists are being advised to ensure that vehicles are in good working order and to carry items such as blankets and extra clothing in the event of a breakdown in the cold weather.
Marske United are celebrating after a crucial win at the weekend.
The Seasiders travelled to Berkshire to take on Bracknell Town in the Buildbase FA Vase Quarter Final.
Thanks to goals from Glen Butterworth, Curtis Round and Danny Earl, the final score at Larges Lane was Marske 3 Bracknell Town 0.
Marske now will play in the semi final, and are only one match from a Wembley final.