WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 02 May 2019

    Our Fire Lecture presented on April 30th drew a very large audience to the Aviva Building in the City. Organised by Liveryman Peter Holland the theme was Future Fire Policy – The Way Forward?. The event was generously hosted by Aviva in their state-of-the-art lecture theatre. The two keynote speakers were Jim Pauley, President and CEO of the National Fire Protection Association and Roy W ...

    Article Added: 30 Apr 2019

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) Be Water Aware campaign. The week long campaign runs from April 29 - May 5 2019 and is a national campaign which aims to highlight the risk of accidental drowning. Half of accidental drownings happened in 2017 when people didn't even intend to go in the water. Activities such as running, walking, fishi ...

    Article Added: 30 Apr 2019

    Firefighters sprung to an unexpected rescue after they were called to a fire on Friday afternoon. Firefighters from Ely and March, along with a water carrier from Newmarket in Suffolk, were called to a well-developed fire in Wilburton at around 5pm on April 26. The fire involved a large amount of garden waste, tree stumps and tyres. But, while tackling the fire, they made a surprising discovery. ...

    Article Added: 26 Apr 2019

    Be Water Aware When Near River Banks, Lakes This Spring 50% of those accidentally drown did not intend to enter the water Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) Be Water Aware campaign. The week-long national campaign runs from 29th April - 5 May 2019 and highlights the risk of accidental drowning. Half of the accidental drownings in 2017 ha ...

    Article Added: 19 Apr 2019

    Dr. Peter Mansi, a member of the Firefighters Company, has been awarded Life Membership of the International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc. The award is in recognition of his outstanding leadership and untiring efforts, lending dignity, integrity and direction to the purposes and objectives of the Association. ...

    Article Added: 17 Apr 2019

    April 2019 Our Upper Warden, Frances Blois, was amongst members of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY) who received a Commendation for dedication to duty during the Grenfell Tower Fire in 2017. FANYs providid support in the Casualty Bureau immediately following the fire, as well as for the City of London Police, the Gold Commander and the Westminster Coroner. Frances is pictured with other FA ...