WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 06 May 2019

    A significant number of deliberate fires across the county during April has sparked concern for fire officers. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service’s firefighters responded to 91 fires that were started deliberately last month, an increase of 34 from the previous month and 48 more than last year. These incidents were spread across various locations, with some specific areas showing consid ...

    Article Added: 02 May 2019

    Bassishaw Aldermanic Election The Worshipful Company of Firefighters is pleased to see that one of it’s liverymen, Alderman Tim Hailes has been re-elected for a further 6 years as the Alderman for Bassishaw Ward.  The Company wish Alderman Tim their Best wishes for a successful tenure.   An election took place today to elect an Alderman in the Ward of Bassisham. The votes were ...

    Article Added: 02 May 2019

    Our Fire Lecture presented on April 30th drew a very large audience to the Aviva Building in the City. Organised by Liveryman Peter Holland the theme was Future Fire Policy – The Way Forward?. The event was generously hosted by Aviva in their state-of-the-art lecture theatre. The two keynote speakers were Jim Pauley, President and CEO of the National Fire Protection Association and Roy W ...

    Article Added: 30 Apr 2019

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) Be Water Aware campaign. The week long campaign runs from April 29 - May 5 2019 and is a national campaign which aims to highlight the risk of accidental drowning. Half of accidental drownings happened in 2017 when people didn't even intend to go in the water. Activities such as running, walking, fishi ...

    Article Added: 30 Apr 2019

    Firefighters sprung to an unexpected rescue after they were called to a fire on Friday afternoon. Firefighters from Ely and March, along with a water carrier from Newmarket in Suffolk, were called to a well-developed fire in Wilburton at around 5pm on April 26. The fire involved a large amount of garden waste, tree stumps and tyres. But, while tackling the fire, they made a surprising discovery. ...

    Article Added: 26 Apr 2019

    Be Water Aware When Near River Banks, Lakes This Spring 50% of those accidentally drown did not intend to enter the water Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) Be Water Aware campaign. The week-long national campaign runs from 29th April - 5 May 2019 and highlights the risk of accidental drowning. Half of the accidental drownings in 2017 ha ...