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Police station opens a Nailsea Fire Stat…

Friday 26 May 2017

Posted in North Somerset news

Police station opens a Nailsea Fire Station

Avon & Somerset Police have opened an enquiry office in part of Nailsea Fire Station. The new police station will house the enquiry office and the local neighbourhood policing team, who...

Twerton house fire tackled by crews

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Twerton house fire tackled by crews

Shaw's Way, Twerton, Bath People living close to Shaw's Way in Twerton were advised to close doors and windows as crews from seven fire engines, a turntable ladder and a command...

Bath takeaway fire causes kitchen damage

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Bath takeaway fire causes kitchen damage

Rush Hill, Bloomfield, Bath The kitchen of a takeaway restaurant has been badly damaged by a fire which is thought to have started in a fryer. Fire crews from Bath and Hicks...

Cow rescued from river at Saltford

Monday 22 May 2017

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Cow rescued from river at Saltford

Mead Lane, Saltford Firefighters have rescued a cow which had entered the River Avon at Saltford. Crews from Bath and Bedminster trained in animal and water rescue were called to Mead Lane...

Crews called after unstable substance di…

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews called after unstable substance discovered

Park Grove, Henleaze, Bristol Crews have been called to a property in Park Grove, Henleaze, following the discovery of an unstable substance. Four fire engines attended the incident initially however at...

Crews called to gas main leak

Monday 15 May 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews called to gas main leak

Gipsy Patch Lane, Filton, Bristol Two fire engines were called to reports of a gas leak in Filton. Crews from Thornbury and Patchway fire stations were called to the construction site close...

Fire tackled in Hartcliffe flat

Monday 15 May 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire tackled in Hartcliffe flat

Bishport Avenue, Hartcliffe A man has died following a fire at a flat in Bristol. Four fire engines and a turntable ladder were called to a report of a fire at an...

Firefighters called to motorway collisio…

Friday 12 May 2017

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Firefighters called to motorway collision

M4 motorway, junctions 18 to 17 eastbound Firefighters have rescued a lady from a car which left the M4 motorway and came to a stop in a field. Crews from Patchway, Temple...

Businesses offered advice at Weston-supe…

Tuesday 09 May 2017

Posted in North Somerset news

Businesses offered advice at Weston-super-Mare event

Staff from Avon Fire & Rescue Service will be attending an event on business fire safety in Weston-super-Mare tomorrow (Wednesday 10 May). Members of the Service’s Technical Fire Safety team will...

‘Yes you can’ be a firefighter - Avon Fi…

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Posted in News all areas

‘Yes you can’ be a firefighter - Avon Fire & Rescue Services launches recruitment campaign

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will be recruiting fulltime firefighters for the first time in eight years. Applications will be available for aspiring firefighters to download for one week only...

Crews attend cliff rescue

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Crews attend cliff rescue

Anchor Head, Weston-super-Mare Three crews from Weston super-Mare fire station attended an incident where a teenage boy had become trapped on a cliff edge.   The coastguard rescue helicopter was also in...

Crews rescue horse from water-filled dit…

Thursday 13 April 2017

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Crews rescue horse from water-filled ditch

Wapley Hill, Westerleigh Firefighters have rescued a horse which had become trapped in a water-filled ditch. A crew from Yate Fire Station, along with colleagues from Bath Fire Station trained in animal...