WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 30 Jan 2019

    Firefighters from Burwell Fire Station were unable to respond to a house fire in Newmarket on Monday (28) as their fire engine was unavailable following a break in at the station. Thieves broke into the station on Reach Road sometime on Sunday night (January 27). They stole life-saving cutting gear used at road traffic collisions and other rescues. With police scenes of crime officers at the sta ...

    Article Added: 28 Jan 2019

    WE WELCOME NEW MEMBERS. Three new members were welcomed into the Company and made their declaration of Freedom following the November meeting of the Court of Assistants. At the same time Michael Rollings became a Liveryman of the Company. Very best wishes to all of them. Gary Neal has spent his career involved with the development and engineering of fire suppression systems and has a strong Engi ...

    Article Added: 24 Jan 2019

    MBE John Charles BOWDEN Station Manager, Looe Fire Station. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community in Cornwall.Nicholas David COOMBE Principal Management Technical Adviser, London Fire Brigade. For services to Fire Safety.Farshid RAOUFI Station Commander, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Equality and Inclusion.Heather Carolyn SMART Firefighter, Northe ...

    Article Added: 23 Jan 2019

    The Worshipful Company of Firefighters supports youth engagement schemes with fire and rescue services and the money raised will go towards supporting more of those activities. The lecture will help delegates to understand what is necessary to develop a national fire safety policy and is recognised for Continuous Professional Development (CPD hours).  Jim Pauley, President/CEO of the Nationa ...

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    irst defusing therapy dog in the UK Introducing Digby a four month old Australian Labradoodle and for Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service one of their latest recruits. At the moment Digby is busy completing his socialisation training, and when he reaches eight months old and has been fully assessed by Pets as Therapy (PAT) he will become a Therapy K9.  The assessment is all about ...

    Article Added: 06 Sep 2018

    We are putting ladies in the driving seat, come along to one of our car care evenings in partnership with Kwik Fit  We have teamed up with Kwik Fit to offer a ladies car care evening to make women feel more confident about visiting garages for repairs, servicing or car checks. Recent research has found that two thirds of female motorists (64%) don't feel comfortable about visiting a garag ...