Latest news and incidents

Two rescued from mud on river Avon

Wednesday 12 August 2020

Somerset Street, Redcliff Crews from Temple and Bedminster fire stations were mobilised to reports of persons stuck in the mud in the river Avon. On arrival, firefighters found three persons stuck in...

Crews mobilised to flat fire

Friday 07 August 2020

Stowey Road, Yatton Crews from Yatton, Clevedon and Weston-Super-Mare fire stations were mobilised to reports of a residential fire. On arrival, firefighters found a fire in the first floor of a residential...

Crews mobilised to assist Police and Amb...

Saturday 08 August 2020

Southville Road, Southville Crews from Temple fire station were mobilised to assist Police and Ambulance crews.   On arrival, firefighters found one male casualty had fallen and sustained minor injuries.    Firefighters used one turntable...

Crews allowing hay to burn in controlled...

Thursday 06 August 2020

Barrow Street, Barrow Gurney Crews from Bedminster, Temple, Nailsea, Southmead and Avonmouth fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival, firefighters found a barn fire involving around 200 tonnes...

Crews mobilsed to barn fire

Thursday 06 August 2020

Swan Lane, Winterbourne Crews from Yate, Patchway and Kingswood fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival, firefighters found a fire in a barn that had spread to the...

Crews mobilised to bus fire

Wednesday 05 August 2020

  Dorchester Street, Bath Crews from Bath were mobilised to reports of a bus fire. On arrival firefighters found one bus on fire.  Crews used one breathing apparatus for safety and one high pressure hose...

Crews mobilised to car fire

Wednesday 05 August 2020

Henbury Road, Henbury Crews from Southmead were mobilised to reports of a car fire. On arrival, firefighters found one vehicle on fire. Crews used one breathing apparatus for safety and one high pressure...

AF&RS create wellbeing spaces to support...

Tuesday 04 August 2020

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has opened five wellbeing spaces to support and improve staff mental health, providing spaces to unwind, reflect and relax. Following the unprecedented period of COVID-19...

Crews mobilised to garage fire

Sunday 02 August 2020

North End Road, Yatton Crews from Yatton and Clevedon fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival, firefighters found a fire in a private garage. Crews used one high pressure...

Crews mobilised to trapped casualty

Saturday 01 August 2020

Church Town, Backwell Crews from Nailsea and Weston fire stations were mobilised to reports of a trapped male on Church Town in Backwell. On arrival, crews found one male trapped in...

AF&RS relaunches Home Fire Safety Visits

Friday 31 July 2020

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is set to restart risk reduction activity this weekend as lockdown restrictions ease further. The Service had reduced its Home Fire Safety Visits and building...

Crews mobilised to gas generator fire

Thursday 30 July 2020

Frost Hill, Bristol Crews from Clevedon, Yatton and Weston fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival crews found a fire in a gas powered generator. Crews used four breathing...