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    Article Added: 13 Sep 2017

    WOMEN and other under-represented groups can have a go at firefighting activities as part of a myth busting event to demonstrate what it takes to be a modern firefighter. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is putting on two Have A Go events on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th October, to encourage more women and people from a variety of backgrounds to consider firefighting as a career. ...

    Have a Go Event

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    Article Added: 11 Sep 2017

    Firefighters and Fire Cadets RecognisedFor Their Bravery, Fundraising and Achievements On Wednesday 6 September Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service held its annual awards evening celebrating its successes during the previous year. This year’s honours included Watch Commander John Murphy who released a young boy crushed by a car and Fire Cadet Charlie Beresford who put out a fire in ...

    Bedfordshire FRS Firefighters and Fire Cadets Awards

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    Article Added: 08 Sep 2017

    Biggleswade Community Fire Station Open Day (16 Sept) promises fun for all the family Local Firefighters are throwing open the doors of Bigglesawde Community Fire Station for their ‘Open Day’ on Saturday 16 September between 10am – 2pm and are inviting everyone from their local community to come along and see their appliances and learn about fire safety. Firefighters are or ...

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    Article Added: 21 Aug 2017

    At the end of July a Mindfulness Garden was opened at Brixton Fire Station, the first within the London Fire Brigade. The event was attended by Liveryman David Holt on behalf of Immediate Past Master Bruce Hoad, at the invitation of Green Watch Station Officer Mat Rosendale.Brixton Fire Station is one of the old-style London stations, built in 1906. It has open rear facing verandas at first and ...

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    Article Added: 07 Aug 2017

    A wall mural to mark the 50th anniversary of Whittlesey Fire Station has been revealed at a surprise unveiling in front of the station’s firefighters. The mural, designed by artists Tim Shuker-Yates, 46, and Kyle Warwick, 24, from the Girton Youth Project, was commissioned for the side wall of the station as part of this year’s 50th anniversary celebrations which included a popular o ...

    50th anniversary of Whittlesey Fire Station

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    Article Added: 06 Aug 2017

    Dawlish Fire Station has received the first in a fleet of new vehicles for attending life-threatening medical emergencies. Dawlish attended 561 co-responder calls in 2016/17 and has taken ownership of the first of a fleet of Ford Kugas which have been designed to meet the needs of the crews specifically to attend these types of calls. Dawlish Station Commander Dave Williams said: “We’ ...

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