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Avon Fire & Rescue Service urges dri…

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Posted in Bristol news

Avon Fire & Rescue Service urges drivers to park considerately following rise in parking obstructions

Avon Fire and Rescue Service is warning that minutes cost lives after inconsiderate parking meant fire trucks were unable to reach incidents. Between January and May 2018, crews were delayed attending...

Male in his 90s rescued from property

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Male in his 90s rescued from property

Elm Tree Avenue, Westfield A male in his 90s was rescued following a fire in a two-storey building consisting of a shop and residential property. Crews from Radstock, Bath and Paulton were...

Firefighters tackle balcony fire in city…

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Firefighters tackle balcony fire in city centre

Jacob Wells Road, Bristol city centre Firefighters from across the city were called to a balcony fire in Bristol city centre. Two crews from Temple fire station and one from Bedminster, Southmead...

Woman treated for smoke inhalation

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Woman treated for smoke inhalation

Bilbie Close, Horfield Crews from Southmead and Temple fire stations were called to a kitchen fire in Horfield. Firefighters found the fire, inside a first floor flat, to be out on arrival...

Three treated following bedroom fire …

Sunday 10 June 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Three treated following bedroom fire

Alma Street, Weston-super-Mare A woman and two men were treated for minor injuries following a bedroom fire. Two crews from Weston-super-Mare fire station were called to the fire but found it was...

Tumble dryer fire leads to safety advice

Thursday 07 June 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Tumble dryer fire leads to safety advice

Court Road, Kingswood Crews from Kingswood and Hicks Gate fire stations were called to a kitchen fire in Kingswood. Firefighters found the tumble dryer fire was out on arrival, but carried an...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service hopes to …

Thursday 07 June 2018

Posted in Bristol news

Avon Fire & Rescue Service hopes to raise over £2,000 for Caring in Bristol

Avon Fire and Rescue Service is hoping to raise over £2,000 for charity when they defend their dragon boat title this Sunday (10/06). The Brigade team - 'Cockleshell Heroes' - will...

Horse rescued from rhyne

Wednesday 06 June 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Horse rescued from rhyne

Puxton Lane, Hewish Crews from Winscombe fire station were called to reports of a horse trapped in a large rhyne. Firefighters used a halter and rope to walk the male stallion safety...

Firefighters tackle campervan explosion …

Monday 04 June 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Firefighters tackle campervan explosion

Goodeve Road, Sneyd Park Crews from Southmead fire station were called to a campervan fire on Goodeve Road. Before arrival, a camping cylinder within the vehicle exploded and firefighters in breathing apparatus...

Female treated following basement fire

Sunday 03 June 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Female treated following basement fire

St Luke’s Crescent, Totterdown Crews from Hicks Gate and Temple fire stations were called to a basement fire in a two storey property in Totterdown. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure...

Man treated by firefighters during flood…

Thursday 31 May 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Man treated by firefighters during flooding

Park Place, Weston-super-Mare Firefighters from Weston-super-Mare were called to reports of flooding in residential flats in Park Place after a blocked gully on the roof meant rain entered the building. Two crews...

Man taken to hospital following kitchen …

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Man taken to hospital following kitchen fire

Portland Drive, Portishead Firefighters from Portishead and Avonmouth were called to a kitchen fire in Portland Drive. Crews found the fire out on arrival and used a fan to clear smoke from...