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Consultation on the composition of the m…

Tuesday 20 February 2018

Posted in News all areas

Consultation on the composition of the membership of Avon Fire Authority

Avon Fire Authority is the combined fire authority responsible for delivering the functions set out under Part 2 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 across the four unitary...

Fire in roof of bakery started accidenta…

Friday 16 February 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire in roof of bakery started accidentally

Whiteladies Road, Bristol A fire in the roof of the two storey building started accidentally as a result of roofing equipment being used. Firefighters from Temple and Southmead fire stations extinguished the...

Firefighters work with coastguard helico…

Friday 02 February 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Firefighters work with coastguard helicopter to rescue climber

Circular Road, Clifon  The Service was called to assist with an incident involving a climber who had fallen and was located half way down the cliff face. Crews from Temple, Southmead...

Crews tackled house fire in Stoke Giffor…

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Crews tackled house fire in Stoke Gifford

Parnell Road, Stoke Gifford   Two crews from Temple Fire Station have extinguished a fire involving a bathroom ceiling fan on the first floor of a two storey private house. Firefighters in breathing...

Avonmouth cement works fire tackled by c…

Friday 26 January 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Avonmouth cement works fire tackled by crews

Avonmouth Dock, Bristol Firefighters have tackled a fire which has caused extensive damage at a cement works at Avonmouth Docks. Four fire engines from Avonmouth, Southmead and Patchway fire stations were sent...

Crews rescue man from Bristol harbour

Friday 26 January 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews rescue man from Bristol harbour

Pero's Bridge, Narrow Quay, Bristol A man has been rescued from the harbour in Bristol by firefighters. Crews responded to a report from Avon & Somerset Police that a member of the...

Check on older friends and family this w…

Thursday 25 January 2018

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Check on older friends and family this winter

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is continuing to offer free winter fire safety advice to ensure the most vulnerable people in our communities are safe and well towards the...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service supports …

Tuesday 16 January 2018

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Avon Fire & Rescue Service supports ‘Register my appliance day’

People are being urged to improve their home safety by taking the simple step of registering their fridges, freezers and washing machines on the new streamlined version of www.registermyappliance.org.uk. Developed by...

Man rescued from property by local build…

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Man rescued from property by local builders

Elvard Road, Bishopsworth Builders working on a nearby property rescued a resident from his flat when a fire started in the lounge on the ground floor and he couldn’t get out. The...

Two rescued after car and van collide at…

Tuesday 09 January 2018

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Two rescued after car and van collide at Chew Stoke

Stoke Hill, Chew Stoke Firefighters have rescued two people following a road traffic collision involving a car and a van. Fire engines from Temple, Bedminster and Chew Magna fire stations were called...

Man rescued from St George house fire

Monday 08 January 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Man rescued from St George house fire

Beaufort Road, St George, Bristol Firefighters have rescued one man from a house fire in Bristol. The Service received an emergency call from the man in his 40s after the fire broke...