WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 05 Dec 2017

    Firefighters from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service had a busy weekend in the lead up to Christmas dealing with two serious house fires and several other incidents that could have been more dangerous. In one case the occupants were out of the house at the time and a smoke alarm alerted neighbours to the fire. At 18.23 on Friday 1 December Fire Control received a call about a fire in a house ...

    Article Added: 05 Dec 2017

    Firefighters from Bedford Community fire Station’s Blue Watch and On-call firefighters from the station visited London Luton Airport (LLA) on Saturday 25 November for a training session using the foam gear to assess the environmental impact of the AR-FFP foam. Watch Commander John Wilmans explains what they did: “We wanted to gain further experience in using foam to combat diesel fi ...

    Article Added: 24 Nov 2017

    Three Plympton firefighters proved popular on social media after one of their colleagues posted on the Fire Station Facebook page a photo of them in the back of a fire engine returning from a call-out. You may well have seen their photo as they are now part of Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Services recruitment campaign for on-call firefighters throughout Devon and Somerset. Would you l ...

    Article Added: 24 Nov 2017

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue (CFRS) has launched a new partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) to offer donor sessions at its fire stations. Earlier this month Wisbech Fire Station opened its doors to offer blood donor sessions to the local community. This was the first time NHSBT has teamed up with the fire service in Cambridgeshire to provide an innovative and cost saving solution a ...

    Article Added: 24 Nov 2017

    On-call firefighters from Ampthill put out a serious house fire this morning in Maulden caused by someone smoking in bed. The fire left the upstairs of the property severely damaged. At 5.37 this morning (Friday 24 November 2017) Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Fire Control received a call from a personal alarm company who’d been contacted by a resident in Maulden whose bedro ...

    Article Added: 24 Nov 2017

    Firefighters from Middlemoor Fire Station have been learning about the latest truck technology thanks to a visit from Evans Transport. Phil Metcalf-Boyen from Evans Transport said: "Hopefully it’s a benefit to Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service us being here today and explaining how one of our latest trucks operates. I’ve been demonstrating to the crew the best approach ...