WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 22 Feb 2019

     20 February 2019  Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Consult On Their Risk Management Plans for 2019 to 2023  Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) have launched a consultation on their plans for dealing with serious risks facing people in the county. Their Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP) assesses the threats facing our communities and sets out our actions and ...

    Article Added: 09 Feb 2019

    The Firefighters Welcome New Borough Commander For The City Jim Flin has been installed as the new Borough Commander for the City of London at Dowgate Fire Station. Jim’s official title is Fire Engineer & Borough Commander, since he will be splitting his time between Brigade Headquarters and Dowgate Fire Station. Jim has a BEng (Hons) degree and is an Associate of the Institute of Fire ...

    Article Added: 08 Feb 2019

     Firefighters Run Live Exercise In The Galleries The Abbey held a joint exercise with the London Fire Brigade last week.  The aim was to give LFB hands-on experience of working in the new Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries. ‘It was a very successful joint exercise organised by Steve Meek, our Fire Officer,’ said Garry Evanson, Head of Security. ‘Certainly LFB fou ...

    Article Added: 02 Feb 2019

    Firefighters use fire escape hoods to rescue residents from West Drayton fire Firefighters rescued nine people after they became trapped by smoke when a fire started in the lobby area of their block of flats on Knowles Close in West Drayton. Around half of the ground floor communal area was damaged by fire. The Brigade’s 999 control officers gave fire survival guidance to five res ...

    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 ...