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    Article Added: 11 Dec 2019

    Local public services team up to highlight the true heroes of Christmas Move over #KevinTheCarrot and #ExcitableEdgar, public sector organisations across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have come together to highlight the true heroes of Christmas in a festive video. Responding, caring, gritting, monitoring, patrolling, supporting, comforting… the work of public sector organisations doesn ...

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    Article Added: 03 Dec 2019

    A Cambridgeshire firefighter has become the first female at March Fire Station to be the officer in charge of emergency incidents and qualified to drive a fire engine. Firefighter Vicky Vata was successful at the crew’s drill night on Thursday (November 28) where she was assessed by officers from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service’s training centre. The qualification, known as &ld ...

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    Article Added: 31 Oct 2019

    More than £13,000 has been raised by Cambridgeshire firefighters in 2019 from car wash events as part of The Fire Fighters Charity National Car Wash League. Firefighters from stations around the county dug out their sponges and buckets and welcomed people with all manner of vehicles, from cars and vans to children’s bikes and mobility scooters to raise money for the charity. The commu ...

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    Article Added: 29 Oct 2019

    What3Words Some time ago we drew attention to the free app What3Words and its potential to assist the emergency services in pinpointing locations. The app divides the world into 3m x 3m squares and assigns each a three-word sequence. For instance, our base at Wax Chandlers’ Hall is defined by shares.like.deaf. Recently, Cleveland Fire Brigade reported a successful water rescue assisted by ...

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    Article Added: 26 Oct 2019

    As people go round the house changing their clocks this weekend (October 26/27), Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to think about fire safety with the extra hour they have. As the days get darker and the temperature drops, it is vitally important that residents test their smoke alarms, but also ensure everyone in the house knows how to escape the property if a fire happen ...

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    Article Added: 25 Oct 2019

    Halloween and Bonfire Night can be plenty of fun for all of the family to enjoy, but with lots of potential hazards, it’s really important to keep you and your family safe. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to enjoy the autumn festivities safely by following some simple safety advice. Group Commander Paul Clarke, the Service’s head of Community Fire Safety, ...

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