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    Article Added: 23 Mar 2022

    Excellence and exemplary service were celebrated at the annual Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) Excellence Awards.  Taking place at the Huntingdon Marriott Hotel on Thursday (March 17), the event celebrated the achievements of staff from across different areas of the Service, highlighting outstanding accomplishments throughout the year. The commitment, dedication and professiona ...

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    Article Added: 14 Mar 2022

    PC Roberts was off duty in his home in Marsh Farm, Luton, when he saw flames in a nearby back garden. He witnessed the fire quickly spread from the fences to the conservatory and made the quick decision to act.  He called 999 to alert Bedfordshire Fire Service crews and then entered the property to successfully extract the residents and their pets before the Fire Service arrived. This fire ...

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    Article Added: 14 Mar 2022

    Yesterday Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) welcomed Leicestershire Watch Manager and Road Safety Manager, Paul Speight, to Kempston Headquarters to demonstrate their brand-new Hazard Express ‘Virtual Insanity’ Experience, built into an Iveco van. This new technology brings road safety learning into a new era, utilising virtual reality to engage, entertain and educate not ...

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    Article Added: 14 Mar 2022

    In a move to reduce waste and to protect forests, countryside and wildlife, supermarket giants Waitrose and Aldi have announced that they will stop selling disposable barbecues. This will stop approximately 35 tonnes of waste being produced each in the form of packaging as well as littering in public places. Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are extremely pleased about this news as it shows ...

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    Article Added: 03 Mar 2022

    Thank you to Lacie-Mai!  On 3 February 2022, crews from Leighton Buzzard Fire Station were called to a house in in Leighton Buzzard, described as a ‘lock-in’, with a 4 year old in the property. On arrival we were met with the paramedics and the 4 year old’s grandmother. The young girls’ mother suffers with diabetes and her Mum comes round daily to check on her. On ...

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    Article Added: 11 Feb 2022

    Firefighters currently based in Papworth Everard will soon be relocating to the fire station in Cambourne.  Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service believes that moving the fire engine now will improve its fire cover in the area as there are more people in Cambourne to become on-call firefighters, who live or work within five minutes of the fire station. On-call firefighters are not based at ...

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