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Four taken to hospital following kitchen…

Saturday 17 August 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Ledbury Road, Fishponds Crews from Kingswood and Temple fire stations were called to a fire in the kitchen area of a residential flat.  On arrival, firefighters found the fire was out but...

Crews assist with search following RTC

Saturday 17 August 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Long Ashton Bypass, Long Ashton Two crews from Bedminster fire station were called to a road traffic collision in which one vehicle had left the roadway.  On arrival, firefighters found two casualties...

Crews called to residential kitchen fire

Friday 16 August 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Ashman Close, Easton Crews from Bedminster and Temple fire stations were called to a kitchen fire in a residential property.  On arrival, firefighters used one high pressure hose reel to extinguish the...

Male casualty rescued from river

Thursday 15 August 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Miles Street, Widcombe   Crews from Bath fire station were called to reports of a male casualty in the water.   On arrival, firefighters used swift water rescue and one boat to rescue the...

Residents unharmed due to smoke alarms

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

George Street, Weston-super-Mare Crews from Weston and Winscombe fire stations were called to a fire in a residential property.  On arrival, firefighters found a fire underneath the stairs. Two firefighters in breathing...

Crews called to two vehicle RTC

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Woodhouse Avenue, Almondsbury Crews from Avonmouth, Southmead and Thornbury fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.  On arrival, firefighters assisted one male casualty in his 70s from...

Crew called to RTC

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

St Ladoc Road, Keynsham One crew from Yate fire station were called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.  On arrival, firefighters found one casualty in the care of the ambulance...

Hicks Gate fire station to host USAR ope…

Monday 12 August 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset news

Hicks Gate Fire Station will be throwing its doors open to the public this Saturday (17/08), showcasing Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) and how firefighters keep local communities safe. From 10am to...

Crews called reports of casualty in wate…

Thursday 08 August 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Prince Street, Bristol Crews from Southmead, Bath, Temple and Bedminster fire stations were called to Prices Street in Bristol to assist ambulance crews following reports a person had entered the water. On...

Crews called to grass fire affecting nea…

Thursday 08 August 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Lower Bristol Road, Twerton Crews from Hicks Gate and Bath fire stations were called to a grass fire affecting a derelict changing room.  On arrival, firefighters used two breathing apparatus for safety...

Crews assist Devon and Somerset with cow…

Thursday 08 August 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Woolverton, Frome Crews from Bath fire station were called to assist Devon and Somerset fire and rescue service with the rescue of a cow.  On arrival, firefighters used an animal sling and...

AF&RS wins national energy-saving co…

Tuesday 06 August 2019

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) is delighted to announce that one of its stations has won a national energy reduction competition. Fire and Rescue Services from across the country took...