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    Article Added: 04 Feb 2024

    Fire Lecture – May 14th, 2024 On May 14th we will deliver an online lecture as part of the webinar series, Knowledge Miles: The 695th Lord Mayor’s Lecture Series. This is a lecture series running throughout the year of Professor Michael Mainelli’s mayoralty. (https://knowledOgemiles.net) Our contribution to the series will be a lecture on lithium-ion battery fires and willoutli ...

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    Article Added: 26 Jan 2024

    NEW equipment has been rolled out across Bedfordshire.   The new breathing apparatus (BA) means operational crews have the latest technology to keep them safe and to support responding to incidents.  Breathing apparatus is the equipment used by firefighters to help them breathe whilst they are carrying out operations in smoky and harmful environments.   Firefighters have been t ...

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    Article Added: 01 Jan 2024

    ORDERS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE King George V created these honours during World War I to reward services to the war effort by civilians at home and servicemen in support positions. The ranks are Commander (CBE), Member (MBE), Officer (OBE) and Medallist (BEM). They are now awarded for prominent national or regional roles and to those making distinguished or notable contributions in their own spec ...

    Kings New Years Honours

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    Article Added: 03 Dec 2023

    During our Fire Lecture it was noted that the UKISAR team was due to undertake its UN re-accreditation during November. This external appraisal by the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) has just been completed. It took place over three days under arduous, snow-covered, conditions in a mountainous area in Switzerland. Two national teams took part, the UK and Spain, and both te ...

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    Article Added: 07 Jun 2023

    Residents and business owners are being encouraged to give their views to help shape Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service’s plan for the next five years. The Service is looking ahead and starting to draft its plan, known as the Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP), which covers its key focus areas until 2029. The plan will identify the fire and rescue related risks in the county and how ...

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    Article Added: 16 Mar 2023

    Working smoke alarms alerted occupants of a Peterborough house to a fire in their kitchen, allowing them to safely evacuate. Crews from Stanground and Dogsthorpe attended a house fire in Orton Goldhay last weekend (Sunday February 5). On arrival they were faced with thick smoke coming through the front door. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus quickly entered the property and extinguishe ...

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