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Casualty conveyed to hospital following …

Monday 17 December 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Casualty conveyed to hospital following house fire

Warmington Road, Hengrove   Crews from Hicks Gate, Temple and Bedminster fire stations were called to a bedroom fire in a residential property.   Four firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel...

Crews called to school fire

Monday 17 December 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Crews called to school fire

Gloucester Road, Thornbury Crews from Thornbury, Patchway, Avonmouth and Kingswood fire stations were called to a portacabin fire in the rear of the sixth form of Castle School.   Four firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure...

Two sheds destroyed in allotment fire

Monday 17 December 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Two sheds destroyed in allotment fire

High Street, Thornbury Two crews from Thornbury fire station were called to two shed fires at Daggs Allotments.  Firefighters used one 45mm jet to extinguish the fire and one thermal imaging camera to...

AF&RS is warning of the dangers of c…

Monday 17 December 2018

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS is warning of the dangers of cheap electrical products this Christmas

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is warning of the dangers of cheap electrical products this Christmas after a heated blanket for pets caught fire. Two crews from Kingswood fire station...

Dog rescued from water

Monday 17 December 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Dog rescued from water

Capgrave Cresent, Brislington Crews from Bedminster and Kingswood fire stations were called to reports of a dog in the water near Capgrave Crescent.  A boat crew from Bedminster were also put on standby...

Male assisted from high-rise fire

Monday 17 December 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Male assisted from high-rise fire

School Road, Brislington Crews from Hicks Gate, Temple, Bedminster and Kingswood fire stations were called to a fire on the 10th floor of a building in the early hours of the morning.  Four...

Multiple crews called to commercial fire

Saturday 15 December 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Multiple crews called to commercial fire

Netham Rd, Redfield At 0253 this morning, Avon Fire and Rescue were called to a premises on Netham Road, Redfield, Bristol.    On arrival crews were confronted with a substantial fire in a commercial...

AF&RS team up with South Glos Counci…

Friday 14 December 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire news

AF&RS team up with South Glos Council for Reach Programme

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has teamed up with South Gloucestershire Council for a free health and wellbeing programme. The programme, aimed at children aged four to 16 above a...

Two casualties taken to hospital followi…

Thursday 13 December 2018

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Two casualties taken to hospital following kitchen fire

Rush Hill, Odd Down Three crews from Bath fire station were called to a kitchen fire in a residential property caused by a frying pan.  Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used one...

Cat given oxygen therapy

Thursday 13 December 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Cat given oxygen therapy

Charnhill Rodge, Mangotsfield One cat was rescued by firefighters following a fire in a residential property.  Two crews from Kingswood fire station attended the incident and on arrival found a fire in...

AF&RS supporting local businesses th…

Tuesday 11 December 2018

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS supporting local businesses this Christmas

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) wants to thank local businesses across the service area for working to keep the places we work and visit safe and ultimately in business. Throughout...

South West Emergency Services update - I…

Monday 10 December 2018

Posted in News all areas

South West Emergency Services update - Issue 1

The South West Emergency Services Collaboration (SWESC) brings together the region’s emergency services and directs and co-ordinates a diverse range of regional collaboration projects.  December brings the first of what will...