Rescue Service

Calling on the local population to be on-call firefighters

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service An appeal is made to the inhabitants of Abergavenny to join the firefighters. The brigade is launching a recruitment campaign asking Do you want to #BeMore and better serve your community? South Wales Fire and Rescue Services are appealing for applicants from all walks of life to become duty firefighters in Abergavenny. At the ...

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Firefighters offer safety advice to neighbors after house fire displaces family

A family of six was displaced after a large house burned down in the Tilden Woods neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials say it happened around 4:00 p.m. on the 11600 block of Danville Drive near Luxmanor Elementary School and Tilden Middle School. The occupants have left the house unharmed, but officials say the ...

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Council fireworks are canceled | West Dunbartonshire Council

Posted on September 30, 2021 Councilors agreed to cancel the Council fireworks in Dumbarton and Dalmuir in November following the introduction of new Covid-19 restrictions. The move comes after new guidelines have been agreed to in the Scottish Parliament, meaning any adult attending a major event from 1 October 2021 will need to present their vaccination passport before they can ...

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Right Place, Right Time – An off-duty Northfield fire crew en route to save a competition help free a trapped driver in a motorway crash

A TEAM of resting firefighters on their way to a nationwide competition in Tyneside to show off their extrication skills put them to the test in a real-life situation when they were first at the scene of an accident in highway. The Northfield-based crew were heading to the two-day “Festival of Rescue” hosted by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue ...

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Closure of the North East fire-risk waste site

A court order is now in place prohibiting anyone from entering or depositing more waste at the Shee Recycling site in Durham Road, Birtley, after the waste stored there becomes a fire hazard. This is the second time that powers have been used in the Northeast. The restriction order was obtained in Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court last week (Thursday, September ...

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Liverpool company fire breaks out as teams rush to the scene

Firefighters rushed to a Liverpool business after a fire. The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called to a business on County Road in Walton at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28. After teams arrived just five minutes later at 8:20 p.m., they found a fire at the company’s door. READ MORE:Drunk driver sobs in court after witnessing ‘gruesome’ murders ...

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Women firefighters bring new skills and diversity to the Merredin brigade

The stereotypical image of the buff, oiled and semi-nude firefighters adorning the cover of calendars is a far cry from the volunteer firefighters you’d likely see in Western Australia’s eastern wheatbelt. Key points: Women make up nearly half of Merredin’s fire and rescue service Lt. Sheree Lowe says brigade offers childcare program to attract female volunteers Statewide, women make up ...

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