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Crews called to van fire affecting nearb…

Monday 24 June 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews called to van fire affecting nearby properties

Hither Bath Bridge, Brislington Crews from Temple and Hicks Gate fire stations were called to a van fire.  On arrival, firefighters found the fire affecting two nearby properties. Two firefighters in breathing apparatus...

Crews called to rescue fallen dog

Sunday 23 June 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Crews called to rescue fallen dog

Dean Close, Hanham Crews from Southmead and Temple fire stations were called to rescue a dog after it had fallen around six meters onto a ledge below.  On arrival, firefighters liaised with...

Crews called to RTC

Thursday 20 June 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews called to RTC

Bridgwater Road, Bedminster Down Two crews from Bedminster fire station were called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.    On arrival, firefighters used small gear to make the vehicles safe...

Crews rescue driver from articulated ani…

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews rescue driver from articulated animal transporter

M32 Northbound Crews from Bedminster, Kingswood, Bath and Avonmouth fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving an articulated animal transporter which left the roadway on the M32 Northbound.   On arrival...

Deliberate fire in derelict building

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Deliberate fire in derelict building

Prewett Street, Redcliffe Three crews from Temple and two crews from Bedminster fire station were called to a fire in a derelict building consisting of three floors.    On arrival, firefighters found...

Crews called to lorry fire on motorway

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews called to lorry fire on motorway

M5 Southbound, JCT 17-18 Crews from Avonmouth and Southmead fire stations were called to a fire affecting the cab of a lorry on the M5 Southbound.  On arrival, two firefighters in breathing...

AF&RS to host public rescue day

Monday 17 June 2019

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS to host public rescue day

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is delighted to announce its public rescue day in July (20/07), which will highlight the Service’s capabilities and the dangers of road traffic collisions.  Hosted...

Crews from Temple called to collapsed ce…

Monday 17 June 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews from Temple called to collapsed ceiling

St George's Road, Bristol Two crews from Temple fire station were called to a suspended concrete ceiling that collapsed.  On arrival, firefighters used a disc cutter and small gear to dismantle the...

Thornbury crew called to chimney fire

Saturday 15 June 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Thornbury crew called to chimney fire

Shepperidine Road, Oldbury on Severn One crew from Thornbury fire station were called to a chimney fire in a residential property. On arrival, firefighters used chimney rods and a hearth kit to...

Crews called to one-vehicle RTC

Thursday 13 June 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Crews called to one-vehicle RTC

Burrington Combe, Blagdon Crews from Blagdon, Winscombe and Weston fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving one vehicle.  On arrival, firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to assist ambulance crews...

Crews called to kitchen fire

Sunday 09 June 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Crews called to kitchen fire

Locking Road, Weston-super-Mare Four crews from Weston fire station were called to a kitchen fire in a residential property.  On arrival, six firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel and...

Three vehicle road traffic collison

Saturday 08 June 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

M4 Eastbouns, JCT 20-21 Crews from Temple, Avonmouth and Patchway fire stations were called a three vehicle road traffic collision on the M4. Three casualties were rescued by fire crews and firefighters...