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    Article Added: 28 Jan 2018

    EXCELLENCE, innovation, leadership and exemplary service were celebrated at the annual Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) Excellence Awards. The annual event, which took place at the Huntingdon Marriott Hotel on Thursday (January 18), celebrated the achievements of staff from across different areas of the Service. It awarded the commitment, dedication and professionalism of staff wh ...

    CFRS Awards

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    Article Added: 03 Jan 2018

    FROM today, two additional fire engines will be available in daytime hours in rural areas of the county. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has reallocated resources to provide the extra cover in areas where on-call fire engines are not available. The aim is to reduce attendance times to fires and other emergencies and to provide a resource to carry out fire prevention activity. The roaming ...

    Additional fire engines to respond in rural areas

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    Article Added: 23 Dec 2017

    Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service’s new Chief Fire Officer Glenn Askew is focused upon reform and modernisation and his goal is for the communities of Devon and Somerset to receive the best, most efficient and effective fire and rescue service, ultimately keeping people safe and saving lives. Having started his fire service career with Cornwall County Fire Brigade in 1990, Glen ...

    Glenn Askew

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    Article Added: 20 Dec 2017

    In this, my first article in my new position as the FIA’s FIRESA Council Chairman, I wish to use the opportunity to draw attention to the constructive and consultative work our council carries out in its role as the voice for all suppliers to Fire & Rescue Services and associated parties. To justify its existence, it is vital for any trade body to have identifiable ‘raisons d&rsqu ...


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    Article Added: 09 Dec 2017

    Pictured are (left to right) Street Station Commander Chris Higgins, James Yeates (Glastonbury firefighter), Brendan Simpson, Mark Suddaby and Joe Finn (Street firefighter). James and Joe are employed at Millfield. A Somerset school has been presented with a Special Recognition Award by Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service. Millfield has employed one of the Service’s crew manag ...

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    Article Added: 06 Dec 2017

    The Service’s Training Academy has been recognised with an international training award for its Blended Learning Team. They won the Learning Technology Team of the Year Silver Award at the Learning Technologies Awards 2017 held in London. Through the development of cutting edge learning technology solutions, this multi-skilled team has been instrumental in shaping a significant change in h ...

    learning technologies award

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