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Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service utilises Panasonic rugged solution for the frontline

Emergency operational capabilities transformed by access to vital information at the scene The deployment of…

Rosenbauer UK Restructures Senior Leadership Team

Rosenbauer UK – the leading British manufacturer of firefighting appliances – has significantly restructured its…

London Fire Brigade Use Innovative Product to Help Saves London School

Sticky science’ saves London school from fire London Firefighters used a new glue like liquid…

NCEC Hazmat 2018 Annual Conference – UK Fire and International Firefighter

The team from UK Fire and International Fire Fighter are attending the NCEC Hazmat 2018…

More than 170 emergency services workers fight huge thatch blaze

Firefighters have been praised for saving a picturesque hotel after a huge thatch fire threatened…

Reporting for duty: New Norfolk firefighters finish their training

More than 20 extra firefighters are reporting for duty this week following a recruitment drive to…

Group Manager Jon Temple talks about Shropshire’s unique and successful on-call firefighter system
Shropshire’s Fire and Rescue Service Expertise

Shropshire’s expertise for having one of the best run “on call” firefighter operations in the UK has been highlighted at a national conference.

Fire Officer, Group Manager Jon Temple and Watch Manager Tony Talbot showcased how Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service manages the Retained Duty System which employs 343 on-call firefighters who operate out of 22 of the county’s fire stations, most of them rural.

They add to Shropshire’s firefighting force of more than 500, including wholetime firefighters employed full time at fire stations in Telford, Wellington and Shrewsbury where populations are higher.

They were speaking to over 200 delegates from 44 fire and rescue services from across the country at the National Fire Chiefs Council conference in Hinckley Leicestershire this week.

250 workers protected during work on Bond Street station

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has won a contract to supply its…

Somerset school, is recognised for its commitment to local community

A Somerset school has been presented with a Special Recognition Award by Devon & Somerset…

Anger as Public denied consultation on Fire Service cuts

The public is being denied the right to have a say on proposed changes to…

Time to Talk Day sparks mental health conversations for firefighters

Firefighters across the county are being encouraged to talk about mental health as part of…

Flood & Coast 2018 puts UK flood challenges under spotlight

The UK’s readiness to meet the challenges of flood and coastal erosion will come under…

Dramatic ‘rescue’ sees injured bell-ringer lowered to safety from church tower

The scenario began when one of two bell-ringers carrying out maintenance on the bells slipped…

Cow stuck between fence and trees is freed in joint rescue mission

Dog walkers spotted the stricken heifer wedged between tree trunks and a fence RSPCA officers…

West Midlands Fire Service supporting East Coast tidal surge operation

Specialist teams from West Midlands Fire Service were mobilised to support the emergency response to…

£1m sprinkler system will help preserve the world’s most famous warship for generations

It is the most famous warship in the world and for years reigned supreme on…

Red One awarded CFBTI contract for South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service
Red One awarded CFBTI contract for South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

Red One Limited (Red One) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a…

Bristol Uniforms wins major contract with Generalitat de Catalunya

Bristol Uniforms, together with Elis and Total Safety, has won an eight-year lease contract to…

Nottinghamshire Firefighter into UK Worker of the Year 2016 Final

Nottingham based firefighter, Samantha Lea, has been selected as one of the six finalists for…

Vulnerable People Top of the Agenda at New Home Safety Event
Vulnerable People Top of the Agenda at New Home Safety Event

With Gas Safety Week and World Alzheimer’s Day both taking place next week, the subject…

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