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Avon Fire Authority appoints new Chair

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire Authority appoints new Chair

Councillor Donald Davies has been appointed as Chair of Avon Fire Authority. Councillor Davies is an Independent Member at North Somerset Council, representing Pill. He has been a member of Avon...

Fire crews called to Patchway fire

Thursday 22 June 2017

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Fire crews called to Patchway fire

Gloucester Road, Patchway, Bristol Firefighters have tackled a fire involving a two storey terraced property in Patchway. Crews from nine fire engines, a turntable ladder and command vehicle dealt with the fire...

Mayor to join Avon Fire & Rescue on …

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Posted in Bristol news

Mayor to join Avon Fire & Rescue on visits to Bristol council tower blocks

Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees will join officers from Avon Fire & Rescue Service and Neighbourhood Officers from Avon and Somerset Police this week to visit residents in council tower...

Reassurance given following London fire …

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Posted in News all areas

Reassurance given following London fire incident

A spokesperson speaking on behalf Bristol City Council and Avon Fire & Rescue Service, said: “We were deeply saddened to hear the news this morning (14 June 2017) about the...

Firefighters highlight carbon monoxide m…

Wednesday 31 May 2017

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Firefighters highlight carbon monoxide message as part of Boat Fire Safety Week

Crews from Avon Fire & Rescue Service will be visiting people living on waterways in our area in support of national Boat Fire Safety Week. Firefighters in Bristol and Bath are...

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...