WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 23 Jun 2020

    Throwline stations are being installed at waterside locations across Cambridgeshire. The potentially lifesaving equipment is being installed in hotspots and high risk sites across the county, that are known locations for people going into water, or where incidents have happened in the past. The 12 throwline stations are being installed this month, with two already in place at Riverside Park in ...

    Article Added: 22 Jun 2020

    A Cambridgeshire firefighter has been recognised as a rising star for being a role model and blazing a trail for women and those that speak English as a second language. Agata Wieczorek, known as Aggie, was awarded runner up in the 'Firefighter Rising Star' category of the Women in the Fire Service Awards 2020. Based at Huntingdon Fire Station, Aggie was nominated for her commitment and dedicatio ...

    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

    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 ...