Services which have burnt down
Cherwell Valley after it was burnt down.
Below is a list of services which have been wholly or partially damaged by a fire. Because of their size and isolated locations, a number of services have been involved in accidental fires. As more services are built, news reporting gets better, and the services get busier and older, the number of fires appears to be increasing - this is only a list of known fires.
|Fleet southbound||14/12/2016||accidental - faulty coffee machine - KFC||Complete closure of southbound building, later temporarily partially re-opened, brief motorway closure.|
|Frankley northbound||28/11/2015||not publicised - restaurant||Both directions evacuated. Further details not known|
|Cobham||17/04/2015||Accidental - KFC||Complete closure of the main amenities building for three days, some units closed for four months|
|Birch eastbound||04/11/2011||Accidental - Fonebitz||Temporary entrance used, motel evacuated.|
|Bolton West southbound||23/07/2010||Accidental - BP||No fuel for several days|
|Cherwell Valley||15/04/2010||Accidental - store room||Full reconstruction required, two temporary buildings used until 2011|
|Cherwell Valley||28/11/2008||Accidental - Travelodge||Motel closed for several days.|
|Sedgemoor (North)||07/03/2008||Accidental - Burger King||None|
|Sarn Park||06/03/2007||Accidental - cigarette - temporary building||Temporary building needed replacing|
|Weyhill eastbound||24/02/2004||Accidental - Little Chef||The Little Chef never reopened and the whole services soon closed|
|Birch westbound||09/10/2003||Arson - games room||Full reconstruction required, temporary buildings used until late 2004|
|Oxford||15/08/1998||Arson - toilets||None|
|South Mimms||13/08/1998||Accidental - Julie's Pantry||Full reconstruction required, temporary buildings used|
|Taunton Deane northbound||1994||Unknown - shop||Temporary facilities used whilst repairs were made|
|Membury westbound||1990||Unknown||Repairs were needed but postponed due to plans to widen the M4|
|Newport Pagnell southbound||Autumn 1987||Unknown||It interrupted the CEEFAX Trial, suggesting the building was closed for several months.|
|Keele northbound||27/08/1984||Unknown - on bridge||Services and the M6 J15-16 closed for several days whilst repairs were made|
|Heston westbound||28/05/1981||Full reconstruction required|
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