WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 29 May 2019

    New rescue equipment to help get people out of trouble in Bedfordshire’s waterways To help rescue people in trouble in open water, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) is working with partners to install rescue equipment in areas noted as high-risk. The rescue equipment is attached to water safety boards and is being installed in 12 locations across Bedford Borough, Central Bedford ...

    Article Added: 14 May 2019

    Incense Sticks Safety Advice - Cambridgeshire FRS Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has issued safety advice about the use of incense sticks after they were involved in two separate house fires. Crews attended a house fire in Keyston in Huntingdonshire on the morning of April 30, while less than an hour later crews were called to similar fire in Soham. A fire service ...

    Article Added: 06 May 2019

    London Fire Brigade has today appointed Assistant Commissioners Richard Mills and Andy Roe as its new Deputy Commissioners. Current Deputy Commissioner and Director for Safety and Assurance Steve Apter leaves the Brigade next month to become the Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service. Tom George, the Brigade’s Deputy ...

    Article Added: 06 May 2019

    Surrey FRS Open Day On Saturday July 20 we will be returning to Reigate Fire Station (RH2 0EJ) to take part in their public Open Day. Liveryman Tony Drewitt will be providing a horse drawn manual engine and pair of horses for a display in the station yard, with a commentary by Past Master Bruce Hoad. Do come along to support this event and to help man our Company stand. The event starts at 10:00 ...

    Article Added: 06 May 2019

    A significant number of deliberate fires across the county during April has sparked concern for fire officers. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service’s firefighters responded to 91 fires that were started deliberately last month, an increase of 34 from the previous month and 48 more than last year. These incidents were spread across various locations, with some specific areas showing consid ...

    Article Added: 02 May 2019

    Bassishaw Aldermanic Election The Worshipful Company of Firefighters is pleased to see that one of it’s liverymen, Alderman Tim Hailes has been re-elected for a further 6 years as the Alderman for Bassishaw Ward.  The Company wish Alderman Tim their Best wishes for a successful tenure.   An election took place today to elect an Alderman in the Ward of Bassisham. The votes were ...