Rescue Service

Crews participate in coach crash training exercise

Firefighters provided medical attention to crash survivors during a multi-agency training exercise at Southampton Airport. Crews worked alongside airport emergency response teams, Hampshire Police, South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) and local authority planners. The exercise scenario involved a trainer crashing into a plane, with several volunteers claiming to be injured, dazed and in distress. More than 30 firefighters from Hampshire ...

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Chancellor cuts £ 5bn budget for dangerous coatings removal

CHANCELLOR RISHI Sunak used the latest budget to announce the government’s commitment of £ 5 billion to remove hazardous coatings from buildings most at risk. Speaking to Parliament, the Chancellor said this sum will be partly funded by the Residential Property Developers Tax (which will be levied on developers with profits exceeding £ 25million at a rate of 4%). The ...

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Police cordoned off downtown Coalville parking lot after man died

A parking lot in downtown Coalville was cordoned off by police today after a man died. Emergency services were called to the scene behind the town’s Belvoir Shopping Center near High Street shortly after 1 p.m. Eyewitnesses reported that an area had been “taped up”, with police cars and a fire crew spotted. READ MORE: Council’s efforts to go green ...

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Redmond Council Receives Update on Planned Regional Emergency Services Training and Coordination Center

(Update: added video, CJOC comments) REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council provided an update on a proposed regional emergency coordination and training center on Tuesday evening at Redmond City Council and has received the support of several councilors for it. ambitious project. Looming threats and a rapidly growing region are just some of the reasons Shelby Knight, ...

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North Routt Rescue: Sunday October 31 Record

Sunday, October 31, 2021 02:39 Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a noise complaint in the 3000 block of Village Drive. 8:51 Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers responded to a hunter who was struggling with a recent surgery issue and was unable to get out of the backcountry. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters helped bring the hunter out. ...

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Colchester Head Street: Police close Essex road as bus catches fire

Essex Police cordoned off a road after a bus caught fire. Emergency services, including Essex County Fire and Rescue Services and Essex Police, were called to Head Street in Colchester, after a bus caught fire around 4 p.m. yesterday after -midday (October 30). The road was completely blocked off at the Southway junction, Colchester, while emergency services dealt with the ...

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Students moved after a fire in Lincoln College housing

THIRTY-TWO university students had to be relocated after a fire in their accommodation. The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called upon to burn down Lincoln College student accommodation on Wednesday afternoon. Crews entered the building near the junction of Little Clarendon Street and Walton Street and found a “well-developed” fire in a bedroom on the first floor. The whole ...

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Watch out for the “harmful” toxins from burning material spilled by flies on a bonfire night

The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service has warned the public of the dangers of burning fly tipped material on bonfire night due to potentially ‘harmful’ toxins. The fire and rescue service is concerned that people will build larger and more dangerous bonfires during the bonfire night period using landfill waste found on the street. They urged people to attend organized ...

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