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    Article Added: 24 Nov 2017

    Firefighters from Middlemoor Fire Station have been learning about the latest truck technology thanks to a visit from Evans Transport. Phil Metcalf-Boyen from Evans Transport said: "Hopefully it’s a benefit to Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service us being here today and explaining how one of our latest trucks operates. I’ve been demonstrating to the crew the best approach ...

    Learning about the latest truck technology

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    Article Added: 23 Nov 2017

    Equipment and children’s toys collected for firefighters, their families and the wider community on the hurricane-stricken British Virgin Islands will be delivered in time for Christmas. Staff from a number of fire and rescue services answered the call from Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service and Devon & Cornwall Police with the help of charity SAFE South West to collect eno ...

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    Article Added: 14 Nov 2017

    On Friday 10 November there were two serious road traffic collisions on the A421 between Bedford to St Neots ‘Black Cat’ roundabout and another in Luton. During National Road Safety Week (20-26 November) firefighters from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be focused on talking to drivers about their experiences of accidents on the A421, which is becoming an increasingly regu ...

    Firefighters Focus on A421 After Serious Accidents

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    Article Added: 10 Nov 2017

    The first new wholetime firefighters to join Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service for eight years have successfully completed their initial training. The 15 new starters, five of whom are women, have all passed the initial recruit training at the Severn Park Fire and Rescue Training Centre, Avonmouth. They will be joined by another 12 firefighters who have transferred from one of our ...

    New wholetime firefighters complete their training

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    Article Added: 01 Nov 2017

    Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service have been working alongside the National Fire Chiefs Council and a North Devon family to highlight the potential dangers of having a firework display at home. The Fire Service encourage everyone to attend an organised firework display as they are safer and they have safe and well organised displays. Maisie’s story On Bonfire night, November ...

    Maisie’s story

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    Article Added: 28 Oct 2017

    47% of all fires are deliberate...Deliberate fires are increasing...More needs to be done The level of deliberate fires in this country is "totally unacceptable," says the independent Chairman of the Arson Prevention Forum. In launching the 2017 State of the Nation report, Lee Howell said: “All organisations with an interest in, or responsibility for, arson reduction must do more if we a ...

    Arson Prevention Forum

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