WCoFF NEWS Desk

    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 ...

    Article Added: 24 Jan 2019

    MBE John Charles BOWDEN Station Manager, Looe Fire Station. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community in Cornwall.Nicholas David COOMBE Principal Management Technical Adviser, London Fire Brigade. For services to Fire Safety.Farshid RAOUFI Station Commander, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Equality and Inclusion.Heather Carolyn SMART Firefighter, Northe ...

    Article Added: 23 Jan 2019

    The Worshipful Company of Firefighters supports youth engagement schemes with fire and rescue services and the money raised will go towards supporting more of those activities. The lecture will help delegates to understand what is necessary to develop a national fire safety policy and is recognised for Continuous Professional Development (CPD hours).  Jim Pauley, President/CEO of the Nationa ...