I was awoken from my slumber with deeeeep throbbing of heavy engines, flashing lights. amber and blue, I struggled to disentangle my self from the duvet and nervously peeked out the window. There right out side my house a huge fire appliance, further back another, a smaller vehicle with lights aflash people wandering around- the folk immediately opposite[New not yet made an acquaintance] me were standing at their front door in their night cloths. No sign of conflagration, no connecting of hoses or rattling of ladders. Got back to bed, buried my self into the duvet, Eventually all was quiet. This morning telephone the neighbour I do know nearly opposite- and she knows everybody and everything -'What was that all about' said I Dunno she said didn'hear a thing - though 'Hilda' phoned to ask [another neighbor outside who's home machine 2 was parked all of a throb]-She was of the opinion that it was 'Annie's' house-[my next door but one]- So asked my next door neighbour [between me an 'Annie']' Dunno she said - didn't hear a thing' So a mystery indeed - but I guess we will get to know one day in next weeks free sheet probably .
We regularly get similar happenings in our street.I can now sleep through it,and gave up wondering what it was all about.It started a few years ago when a neighbours ex-partner decided to firebomb her house,a car & another neighbours house for "chasing the firebomber" when he returned to firebomb another car.
and the mystery deepens No one in the vicinity put out a call.
However on the corner of the adjacent road is a fire hydrant. Now in the past an appliance has turned up during the day on a training mission- showing new crew where they are perhaps. But at 2 in the morning -Come on guys