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Fire in flat above Filton pub

Thursday 23 March 2017

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Fire in flat above Filton pub

Gloucester Road North, Filton Crews were called to a fire in a flat above a two storey building used as a public house. When firefighters arrived on scene smoke could be...

One man rescued from Southmead house fir…

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

One man rescued from Southmead house fire

Westleigh Road, Southmead, Bristol Firefighters have rescued a man from a house fire in Southmead. Fire crews from Southmead and Patchway fire stations were alerted by neighbours who heard a smoke alarm...

Fire tackled at community farm

Monday 20 March 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire tackled at community farm

Saltmarsh Drive, Lawrence Weston, Bristol Firefighters have tackled a fire which caused extensive damage at a community farm. Three fire engines from Southmead and Avonmouth fire stations were called to the fire...

Fire at school classroom

Friday 10 March 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire at school classroom

Moxham Drive, Hartcliffe Crews were called to a fire at a single storey building used as a school classroom. The fire caused significant damage to the building. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used one...

Fire at café on Gloucester Road

Tuesday 07 March 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire at café on Gloucester Road

Gloucester Road, Horfield Crews were called to a fire at a two storey terraced property used as a café with residential flats above. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose...

Firefighters hold rope rescue exercise a…

Friday 03 March 2017

Posted in Bristol news

Firefighters hold rope rescue exercise at SS Great Britain

Today (Friday 3 March), Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has taken part in a rope rescue training exercise at the SS Great Britain on Gas Ferry Road. The exercise involved...

Failand industrial unit fire

Wednesday 01 March 2017

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Failand industrial unit fire

Fire crews were called to tackle a fire at an industrial unit in Failand.   A number of calls were received from members of the public reporting a fire at the single...

Bristol night club fire

Sunday 26 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Bristol night club fire

St Stephens Street, Bristol City Centre Crews were called to a fire in the basement of a three storey building. The basement is used as a night club and bar with...

Horse rescued from sink hole

Friday 24 February 2017

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Horse rescued from sink hole

Smithams Hill, East Harptree Crews were called a rescue a trapped horse that had fallen into a sink hole in the paddock of a farm. The large animal was sedated by a...

Fallen tree closes Bath Road

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fallen tree closes Bath Road

Bath Road, Arnos Vale Crews were called to the Bath Road after reports of a fallen tree outside the Arnos Manor Hotel. The large tree caused slight damage to one vehicle, the...

Volunteers wanted to join the Avon Commu…

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Posted in News all areas

Volunteers wanted to join the Avon Community Resilience Team

If you have ever wanted to help your local community now is your opportunity to volunteer with the Avon Community Resilience Team (CRT). The purpose of the Avon CRT is to...

Rubbish fire at multi storey car park

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Rubbish fire at multi storey car park

Lower Castle Street, Bristol City Centre Following a number of calls, crews attended a large rubbish fire on the second floor of a multi storey car park. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used...