Bonfire Night success – figures down on previous year

Fire Service bosses have praised the success of their Darker Nights Bonfire Night safety campaign and thanked the public – parents and guardians in particular – for passing on the important messages to their children and relatives about the dangers…

Deliberate fires are putting people’s lives at risk across Tyne and Wear

Tyne and Wear’s Chief Fire Officer, Chris Lowther has urged teenage arsonists to not put lives at risk this half term after revealing crews are spending 64 days a year tackling deliberate fires. Since Bonfire Night 2020, firefighters and crews…

Mid and West Wales FRS launches Halloween and Bonfire Night safety campaign

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) has launched its Halloween and Bonfire Night safety campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the heightened risks at this time of year and to provide practical advice on celebrating safely.…

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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