Latest news and incidents

Crews mobilised to motorcycle fire

Friday 16 April 2021

Belton Road, Easton. We were called at 03:17 to a motorcycle fire affecting a nearby car and bins. Crews from Temple fire station attended the incident and two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus...

Crews mobilised to flat fire

Tuesday 13 April 2021

Gloucester Road, Horfield We were called at 19:24 to a fire in the kitchen of a first floor flat on Gloucester Road, Horfield. Crews from Temple and Southmead fire stations attended the...

Aspiring on-call firefighters urged to ...

Monday 12 April 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) encourage aspiring on-call firefighters to ‘have a go’ at upcoming events. The ‘have a go’ sessions, to be held at Nailsea, Paulton, Chew Magna and...

Crews mobilised to reports of shed fire

Monday 12 April 2021

Charlton Road, Midsomer Norton. Crews from Radstock and Paulton were moibilised to reports of a shed fire at 16.45 at Charlton Road, Midsomer Norton. On arrival, firefighters used one high pressure hose...

Crews respond to reports of fire

Monday 12 April 2021

Worlebury Hill Road, Weston-super-Mare. Crews from Weston-super-Mare responded to reports of a fire near Worlebury Hill Road, at 7.46am. On arrival, crews used one high pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire.

Crews mobilised to reports of vehicle fi...

Monday 12 April 2021

Chandos Road, Bristol. Crews from Southmead and Temple were mobilised to reports of a vehicle fire on Chandos Road, Bristol at 4.55am. Firefighters used two high pressure hose reels, two breathing apparatus...

The death of His Royal Highness The Prin...

Friday 09 April 2021

Mick Crennell, Chief Fire Officer of Avon Fire & Rescue Service, said: "We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip.  "All staff...

Crews respond to reports of explosion an...

Thursday 08 April 2021

St Paul's, Bristol   Crews from Avonmouth, Bedminster, Hicks Gate, Portishead, Temple and Southmead responded to reports of an explosion and house fire at 01.55 this morning (8 April) in St Pauls...

Drone technology to give AF&RS a new per...

Tuesday 06 April 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has invested in new drone technology to assist in responding to fires, searching for missing people and supporting larger scale rescues. Two new drones will...

15 new recruits join AF&RS after months ...

Thursday 01 April 2021

  Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) welcomes 15 new firefighters who graduated today (Thursday 1 April) following the successful completion of an intensive 12-week trainee firefighter course.  With large gatherings still...

AF&RS revised Service Plan 2021-2024 app...

Thursday 01 April 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Services’ (AF&RS) Service Plan 2021-2024, which outlines how AF&RS will use its resources to prevent, protect, respond and be resilience to the needs of our communities...

Crews mobilised to reported sightings of...

Tuesday 30 March 2021

  Eldon Way, Brislington Crews from Temple, Bath and Bedminster were mobilised to reported sightings of a male in the river on Eldon Way, Brislington. Sadly despite a multi-agency effort to locate him...