WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 25 Sep 2017

    Regional survey shows worryingly low awareness of fire door safety in Bedfordshire A survey of 2,000 adults in support of Fire Door Safety Week (25 September – 1 October), has shown an alarming lack of general public awareness of the essential role of fire doors, which are a legal requirement in all commercial, public and multi-occupancy buildings. The research, carried out by Ironmonger ...

    Article Added: 18 Sep 2017

    Toddington Community Fire Station Open Day (23 Sept) promises fun for all the family Local Firefighters are throwing open the doors of Toddington Community Fire Station for their ‘Open Day’ on Saturday 23 September between 12pm – 3pm and are inviting everyone from their local community to come along and see their appliances and learn about fire safety. Firefighters are organis ...

    Article Added: 18 Sep 2017

    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service fought a serious fire at the Ali Badar restaurant in Midland Road, Bedford, yesterday afternoon which left the building severely damaged. At 4.01pm, Sunday 17 September, Fire Control received a call about a fire in a deep fat fryer at the restaurant and take-away and despatched two fire appliances , one from Bedford and one from Kempston Community Fire Stati ...

    Article Added: 15 Sep 2017

    Fire crews tested their response with other emergency services at Papworth Hospital on Tuesday 12th September evening. Firefighters and officers from Papworth, Gamlingay and St Ives were called to a practice scenario involving an explosion on the site, which also required police and ambulance support. The hospital’s Crisis Management Team was also set up and put to the test. Watch Commande ...

    Article Added: 14 Sep 2017

    We are sad to announce the death of Margaret Law, peacefully at her home in London, on 27th August 2017. Margaret was born in London and graduated in physics and mathematics from the University of London (BSc). She joined the Fire Research Station in the UK in 1952, and over 20 years established herself as one of the world’s leading fire scientists, carrying out research into many aspects o ...

    Article Added: 14 Sep 2017

    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service has pledged its support for Gas Safety Week (18-24 September 2017) and will be at Go Outdoors on Norse Road in Bedford on Saturday 23rd between 10am – 1pm to raise awareness of gas safety and urge the public to keep themselves safe from dangerous gas appliances. The seventh annual Gas Safety Week will see organisations from across the UK work together, t ...