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AF&RS visit SGS to help educate youn…

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire news

AF&RS visit SGS to help educate young drivers on road safety

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) visited students at SGS College as part of a drive to help educate new motorists on road safety. Crews from Yate and Patchway fire stations...

Multiple crews tackle derelict boathouse…

Sunday 21 October 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Multiple crews tackle derelict boathouse fire

Redcliffe Wharf, Redcliffe Multiple crews from across the Service area were called to a fire in a derelict boathouse. Crews from Temple, Kingswood, Pill, Bedminster, Avonmouth and Portishead fire stations all attended...

Flat fire affects two properties

Thursday 18 October 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Flat fire affects two properties

High Kingsdown, Kingsdown Crews from across the Service were called to a first floor flat fire that was affecting a neighbouring property. Two crews from Temple, one from Avonmouth, Southmead, Bedminster, and...

AF&RS visit burns patients to preven…

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Posted in Bristol news

AF&RS visit burns patients to prevent further injuries

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is supporting National Burns Awareness Day (17/10), with the help of the Burns Unit at North Bristol NHS Trust. Hundreds of Fire and Rescue Services...

Fire in derelict building

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire in derelict building

Upper York Street, St Pauls Crews from Temple and Bedminster fire stations, along with a turntable ladder, were called a small fire in a derelict building. Firefighters used small gear to gain...

Man rescued from roof

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Man rescued from roof

Co-operation Road, Easton Crews from Temple fire station were called by police to reports of a man who was unconscious and potentially intoxicated on the corner of the building. Two vehicles from...

Animals rescued from house fire

Monday 15 October 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Animals rescued from house fire

Station Road, Yate A cat and bearded dragon were rescued from a house fire by firefighters. Two crews from Yate attended in the incident and found a fire in the living room...

AF&RS team up with Unite Students to…

Friday 12 October 2018

Posted in Bristol news

AF&RS team up with Unite Students to provide student safety advice

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) has teamed up with Unite Students to help keep students safe. Crews from Temple fire station visited four properties across Bristol - Favell House, Waverley...

Aspiring firefighters wanted as Avon Fir…

Tuesday 09 October 2018

Posted in News all areas

Aspiring firefighters wanted as Avon Fire & Rescue Service opens recruitment

Our communities are being encouraged to consider a new career this winter, as Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will open for applications in November, searching for the brightest and...

RTC sees car stuck under a van

Tuesday 09 October 2018

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

RTC sees car stuck under a van

Gloucester Road, Dyrham Multiple crews were called to a four-vehicle road traffic collision where a car had become wedged under a mini-van. Crews from Bath, Kingswood and Avonmouth fire stations attended the...

Barn fire allowed to burn for two days

Saturday 06 October 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Barn fire allowed to burn for two days

Old Down Road, Badminton Multiple crews from across the area were called to a barn fire that was allowed to burn for two days. Crews from Yate, Avonmouth, Patchway, Temple, Bedminster, Southmead...

Fire in commercial property basement

Friday 05 October 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire in commercial property basement

Queen Charlotte Street, Bristol Crews from Temple and Bedminster fire stations were called a fire in the basement of a commercial property. Four firefighters in breathing apparatus used two high-pressure hose reels...