Firefighters attend more than 350 fires on Bonfire Night 2019

Firefighters across Scotland dealt with more than 350 bonfires on their busiest night of the year. Initial figures indicate that Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) crews had responded to approximately 359 bonfires across the country between 3.30 pm and 11.30 pm…

Deliberate fires at Bonfire Night saw fire appliances mobilised 400 times a week

DELIBERATE fires over the Bonfire Night period saw fire appliances across Scotland mobilised almost 400 times a week in 2018, according to figures. Firefighters responded to 1,307 such incidents in the four weeks leading up to November 5, 2018 –…

Bonfire Night burns bright, but safety remains an afterthought

On frontline services’ biggest night of the year, new research finds that less than half of fireworks users even read the packet Less than half (48%) of Brits hosting a bonfire night party with fireworks this year won’t read the…

Bonfire Night was busy for Scotland’s Firefighters

Firefighters throughout Scotland faced a busy 5th November with initial figures showing Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) crews responded to more than 1,100 incidents including around 507 bonfires across the country last night. Assistant Chief Officer Dave Boyle, the…

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