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AF&RS launches Control recruitment c…

Monday 14 October 2019

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will be encouraging people to consider a new career when it opens applications for new Control Staff this month. Aspiring Firefighter Control will be able...

Three people rescued from flood water

Friday 11 October 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Iwood Lane, Congresbury Crews from Yatton, Bedminster and Winscombe fire stations were mobilised to reports of a vehicle stuck in flood water.    On arrival, firefighters found two vehicles stuck in flood water...

One male rescued from van

Friday 11 October 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crow Lane, Henbury One crew from Southmead fire station were mobilised to a van that had become stuck in water on  On arrival, firefighters rescued one male in his 50s for the...

Crews called to electrical fire

Thursday 10 October 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

The Avenue, Bath Crews from Bath, Patchway and Hicks Gate fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire.    On arrival, six firefighters in breathing apparatus used one CO2 extinguisher and high...

Crews called to a two vehicle RTC

Friday 04 October 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Walley Lane, Chew Magna Crews from Chew, Bedminster and Temple fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.  On arrival, firefighters found one male casualty had been rescued...

Two crews mobilised to house fire

Thursday 03 October 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Vicarage Lane, Olveston Crews from Patchway and Thornbury fire stations were mobilised to a fire at a private property, consisting of a main house and five flats. On arrival, firefighters found the...

One crew mobilised to deliberate car fir…

Tuesday 01 October 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Berwick Lane, Easter Compton One crew from Patchway fire station were mobilised to a car on fire.  On arrival, one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used one high pressure hose reel to extinguish...

AF&RS receives plaque in memory of t…

Tuesday 01 October 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset news

Staff at Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) have received a new plaque at the South West Command Development Centre to mark the site’s opening 60 years ago and the...

Crew mobilised to motorbike fire

Tuesday 01 October 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Cotswold Road, Bedminster One crew from Bedminster fire station were mobilised to a motorcycle on fire.  On arrival, firefighters used a high pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire.  The cause of the...

Crew called to deliberate van fire

Tuesday 01 October 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Twenty Acres Road, Southmead One crew from Southmead fire station were mobilised to a van on fire. On arrival, one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used one high pressure hose reel to extinguish...

Crews called to accidental fire

Thursday 26 September 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Latteridge Road, Iron Acton Crews from Yate and Patchway fire stations were called to a fire in a converted two storey barn. On arrival, two firefighters in breathing apparatus used one CO2...

Four taken to hospital following cigaret…

Thursday 26 September 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Stackpool Road, Southville Crews from Temple and Bedminster fire station, along with a turntable ladder, were called to reports of a fire in a three floor building. On arrival, four firefighters in...