Latest news and incidents

Crews called to RTC

Wednesday 06 July 2022

Twinhoe Lane, Bath.   Crews from Bath were called to report of a road traffic collision involving a heavy goods vehicle into the side of a property. Firefighters helped make the scene safe...

USAR crews respond to RTC

Wednesday 06 July 2022

Belvedere, Lansdown.   Crews from Bath were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a building. Crews requested support from Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) firefighters to...

That’s a wrap – AF&RS reveal rainbow...

Monday 04 July 2022

As part of this year’s LGBTQ+ Pride celebrations, Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has unveiled two new fire engine designs in a celebration of Pride.   AF&RS has wrapped two fire...

Get involved: firefighter raises money ...

Friday 01 July 2022

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is raising money for The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children's Hospital Charity, from July until September and asking local people to get involved by...

Crews mobilised to supermarket fire

Thursday 30 June 2022

Station Road, Weston-Super-Mare Crews were called at 13:45 to reports of a fire at a supermarket. On arrival, firefighters from Weston-Super-Mare found a small fire in a freezer unit and the flames...

Crews called to rubbish fire

Tuesday 28 June 2022

Newland Road, Bishopsworth Crews from Bedminster were called to reports of a rubbish fire at 01:53. On arrival, crews found a rubbish fire on open ground measuring approximately five square metres.  Using a...

Crews attend leisure centre fire

Monday 27 June 2022

Fiddlers Wood Lane, Bradley Stoke Crews from Patchway and Southmead were called to reports of bushes on fire at 17:42. On arrival, crews found a fire involving bushes affecting a single storey...

Crews perform cow rescue

Monday 27 June 2022

Somerdale Road, Keynsham Crews from Hicks Gate, Kingswood and Bedminster were called to reports of an animal in distress at 07:46. On arrival, crews found a cow in a river, requiring rescue.  Using...

Crews called to rubbish fire

Sunday 26 June 2022

Willway Street, Bedminster Crews from Temple and Bedminster were called to reports of a rubbish fire at 14:06.  On arrival, crews found an area of rubbish and bushes alight on open ground. Using...

Crews rescue cow from river

Saturday 25 June 2022

Chewton Road, Keynsham Crews from Hicks Gate, Bedminster, Bath and Kingswood were called to reports of a cow in distress at 17:24.  On arrival, crews found a cow stuck in a river. Using...

Crews mobilised to house fire

Wednesday 22 June 2022

Across the border - Manor Farm Lane, Hemington, Frome.   Crews from Paulton and Radstock were called to support Devon & Somerset at reports of a house fire. On arrival, crews found a...

AF&RS launch Easy Read Service Plan

Thursday 23 June 2022

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Easy Read Service Plan.     An Easy Read is an accessible format of a document, used by...