WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 30 Jul 2019

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is looking for Emergency Call Handlers to join its Combined Fire Control. As the first port of call for emergency calls from residents and businesses across Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, the role is a key part of the Service, helping people in need of help while also sending fire engines and officers to their locations.  The rewarding role involves helpi ...

    Article Added: 30 Jul 2019

    Sent on behalf of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority has expressed huge disappointment at the news it has not been successful in its fight to prevent the transfer of governance of the fire and rescue service to the Police and Crime Commissioner. The outcome of the judicial review, which took place last month, was announced and the judge ...

    Article Added: 24 Jul 2019

    With temperatures hitting significant highs of over 30°C this week, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind residents of important outdoor fire safety and water safety advice. Station Commander Ed Miller, Community Risk Manager at Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “We want to help ensure that people enjoy the warm weather while it’s here but there ...

    Article Added: 19 Jul 2019

    A programme of free CPD seminars focusing on the lessons learnt from frontline operations will run at The Emergency Services Show this year at the NEC, Birmingham on 18 and 19 September. The Lessons Learnt Theatre, sponsored by UCLan, will feature case studies of major incidents including the Salisbury nerve agent incident, the recent wildfires on Winter Hill in Lancashire and the Ocado warehouse ...

    Article Added: 16 Jul 2019

    An incredible £91,000 was raised for The Fire Fighters Charity in Cambridgeshire during the last year, thanks to the hard work of colleagues and the generosity of the public. Colleagues and volunteers across the county, with the support of the local communities took part in events and activities to raise money for the national charity that supports UK fire service personnel and th ...

    Article Added: 10 Jul 2019

    Ever considered a career in the fire service? Come along to our 'Have a Go' sessions taking place across Cambridgeshire this summer. The events encourage women and people from a variety of backgrounds to try their hand at being a firefighter or work in our Combined Fire Control taking 999 calls and mobilising fire engines. The sessions will take place over the summer, ahead of wholetime firefi ...