Latest news and incidents

AF&RS volunteers become vaccinators to s...

Monday 14 June 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) volunteers have joined forces with the NHS to support the vaccination roll out. AF&RS volunteers have been trained to give vaccinations to support the NHS...

Crews mobilised to vehicle fire

Sunday 13 June 2021

Walnut Crescent, Kingswood Crews from Kingswood responded to reports of a vehicle fire at 23:23. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a car consumed by fire. A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used one high pressure...

Crews mobilised to water rescue

Sunday 13 June 2021

Narrow Quay, Bristol.   Crews from Temple, Bath, Bedminster and Southmead were mobilised at 10:23pm yesterday evening (Sunday 13 June) to reports of four people in difficulty in the water.   Firefighters used one...

Crews mobilised to shed fire

Sunday 13 June 2021

Ottrells Mead, Bradley Stoke Crews from Patchway and Avonmouth repsonded to reports of a shed alight at 17:35. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a shed consumed by fire. Crews used two high pressure...

Crews called to vehicle fire

Saturday 12 June 2021

Falfield Interchange, M5 Northbound Crews from Patchway and Avonmouth responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the motorway at 07:50. On arrival, firefighters found a vehicle well alight. Wearing breathing apparatus, a...

Crews respond to property fire

Friday 11 June 2021

Lilymead Avenue, Totterdown Crews from Temple, Bedminster and Kingswood were called to reports of a fire in a flat at 01:12. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fire in the first floor flat...

Crew mobilised to park bench fire

Wednesday 09 June 2021

Westfield Road, Banwell Winscombe firefighters responded to reports of a park bench alight at 16:45. Wearing breathing apparatus, a firefighter extinguished the fire using one high pressure hose reel. The cause of the...

Crews called to vehicle fire

Tuesday 08 June 2021

Falfield Interchange, M5 Northbound Crews from Patchway and Avonmouth responded to reports of a vehicle fire on the M5 Northbound, Junctons 14-15 at 20:46. On arrival, crews found a well developed fire...

Crew rescues trapped bird

Tuesday 08 June 2021

Blackswarth Road, Redfield Firefighters from Temple responded to reports of a bird stuck in a tree at 15:30. The crew used one triple extension ladder to rescue the bird, and was assisted...

Sponges at the ready for charity car was...

Tuesday 08 June 2021

  As COVID-19 restrictions ease, Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) firefighters from Hicks Gate and Portishead will have buckets, sponges and hoses at the ready for simultaneous charity car washes...

Crews called to vehicle fire

Tuesday 08 June 2021

Muller Road, Horfield Crews from Temple, Kingswood, Southmead and Bedminster responded to reports of a vehicle fire at a filling station at 23:13. At the scene, firefighters found a fire involving a motorhome which...

Burning questions - Breaking the stigma...

Tuesday 08 June 2021

At least 1 in 4 of us have had mental health issues, therefore it is likely that you, some of your friends, colleagues or family members would have experienced some...