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    Article Added: 04 Jun 2020

    A fire caused by a charging electrical appliance has sparked a safety reminder from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. On Monday afternoon crews from Dogsthorpe, Whittlesey and Yaxley attended a fire in Fletton, Peterborough. They arrived to find a fire in a first floor bedroom of a two-storey house, which they were able to extinguish wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose reel. The pr ...

    Article Added: 04 Jun 2020

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has rolled out new technology to help fight fires and protect people while responding to incidents. Adding to the wide range of equipment already used, new smoke blocking curtains have been provided for fire engines across Cambridgeshire. The curtains are used to contain the smoke from a fire, helping to keep neighbouring residents safe, and reduce th ...

    Article Added: 03 Jun 2020

    Staff across Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service have been paying tribute to Peterborough Volunteer Fire Brigade (PVFB) firefighter Will Baker who sadly died yesterday evening. Will, aged 40, was discovered at the volunteer fire station in the city by a colleague. His death is not being treated as suspicious. Will had been a volunteer firefighter for 12 years. Known for his commitment to th ...

    Article Added: 21 May 2020

    Thanks to documents preserved by Past Master Beech, the distinguished author on heraldry, Richard Goddard, Past Master Watermen and Lightermen, has written a short history on our Armorial Bearings and the Grant of Arms to the Firefighters. Click on the link to read the document and, if you wish to read a high-resolution copy of our Grant of Arms, it is available on the Company Flickr page. ...

    Article Added: 21 May 2020

    BULLETIN No 3 Worshipful Company of Firefighters – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Dear Members and Friends This bulletin has been delayed by a week to allow the members of the Emergency Strategic Coordination Board (ESCB) to have sufficient time to assess  HM Government’s advice for reducing the “Lock Down” measures brought into effect on 23rd March 2020. The outc ...

    Article Added: 15 May 2020

    Firefighters in Cambridgeshire are supporting local residents by carrying out welfare checks on those who are most vulnerable in the community. Crews are supporting the county wide community coordination hub by visiting those vulnerable residents that are shielding in their homes, to check on their welfare and to see if they need any support. On-call firefighters from across the county have been ...

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