WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 23 Dec 2017

    Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service’s new Chief Fire Officer Glenn Askew is focused upon reform and modernisation and his goal is for the communities of Devon and Somerset to receive the best, most efficient and effective fire and rescue service, ultimately keeping people safe and saving lives. Having started his fire service career with Cornwall County Fire Brigade in 1990, Glen ...

    Article Added: 20 Dec 2017

    In this, my first article in my new position as the FIA’s FIRESA Council Chairman, I wish to use the opportunity to draw attention to the constructive and consultative work our council carries out in its role as the voice for all suppliers to Fire & Rescue Services and associated parties. To justify its existence, it is vital for any trade body to have identifiable ‘raisons d&rsqu ...

    Article Added: 13 Dec 2017

    The Salamander is the official publication of the Worshipful Company of Firefighters, keeping our Members and Supporters up to date with what is happening within the Company. It is also a focal point for the Worshipful Company of Firefighters Charitable Trust highlighting the good works that they undertake. In this issue Our Master (John Mansfield) gives his editorial on his backgroun ...

    Article Added: 09 Dec 2017

    Pictured are (left to right) Street Station Commander Chris Higgins, James Yeates (Glastonbury firefighter), Brendan Simpson, Mark Suddaby and Joe Finn (Street firefighter). James and Joe are employed at Millfield. A Somerset school has been presented with a Special Recognition Award by Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service. Millfield has employed one of the Service’s crew manag ...

    Article Added: 06 Dec 2017

    The Service’s Training Academy has been recognised with an international training award for its Blended Learning Team. They won the Learning Technology Team of the Year Silver Award at the Learning Technologies Awards 2017 held in London. Through the development of cutting edge learning technology solutions, this multi-skilled team has been instrumental in shaping a significant change in h ...

    Article Added: 06 Dec 2017

    CAMBRIDGESHIRE Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed a group of seven new recruits to join stations around the county. The new faces will soon be seen riding in the back of fire engines as they begin their operational careers with the Service in the coming weeks. This follows them completing an intensive 11-week training course in Cardiff, delivered by South Wales Fire and Rescue Service. The c ...