WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 08 Jun 2019

    Past Master Bruce Hoad is a retired principal fire officer and finished his operational service as Deputy Chief Fire Officer in Northamptonshire, although he still works in an advisory capacity for the service in East Sussex. He has been a member of Operation Florian since 2008 but was a supporter of its activities for a number of years before that through his roles in fire and rescue services i ...

    Article Added: 07 Jun 2019

     Please find below information received from the Clerk of the City Livery Club. For your information, Peter is also a long standing liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Firefighters, although the nomination was originated and followed through by the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals.   Steven Tamcken Clerk. *************************************************************** ...

    Article Added: 07 Jun 2019

    A large stack fire, that was started deliberately, has had crews at the scene tackling it since the early hours of the morning, preventing them from being available to attend other emergencies. The fire, on Blockmoor Drove near Mepal, started at 2.15am on Thursday (June 6) and involves around 2,500 tonnes of straw. One crew from Chatteris initially attended and found a fire involving two large st ...

    Article Added: 07 Jun 2019

    WCoFF welcomes new Borough Commander for the City of London David Bulbrook has taken over as Borough Commander, based at Dowgate Fire Station. David joined the LFB in 1991 and served in a number of fire stations in south London, including East Greenwich and Southwark. He arrives at Dowgate having been Staff Officer to the Commissioner. He holds positions in Operational Planning and Resilience ...

    Article Added: 05 Jun 2019

    The Board of Directors of the Institution have appointed Roy Bishop as Acting Chief Executive following the resignation of the previous Chief Executive. This is while they carefully consider how best to take the IFE forward in both leadership and structure over the coming months and into the future. Roy’s email address is roy.bishop@ife.org.uk. He will be well known to most of you as a ...

    Article Added: 29 May 2019

    New rescue equipment to help get people out of trouble in Bedfordshire’s waterways To help rescue people in trouble in open water, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) is working with partners to install rescue equipment in areas noted as high-risk. The rescue equipment is attached to water safety boards and is being installed in 12 locations across Bedford Borough, Central Bedford ...