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    Article Added: 25 Sep 2022

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is aiming to improve the time its fire engines get to emergency incidents in rural areas by allowing some fire engines to be sent with three firefighters. Currently, although the Service aims to have five firefighters on each fire engine, it allows fire engines to go with four firefighters on board. It will only send a crew of three to bin fires or small ani ...

    Article Added: 20 Sep 2022

    London Firefighters were out and about recently, supplying much needed water to those queuing to see the Lying in State of our late Queen. Two crews are pictured, one from Walthamstow, at Bankside, and the other from Erith, at Clink Street. Pictures cortesy of David Holt     Erith PL at Clink Street     Erith PL at Clink Street     Walthamstow P at Ban ...

    Article Added: 14 Sep 2022

    After a gap of 2 years, due to Covid restrictions, the Annual Service of Remembrance was held at the Firefighters Memorial at Carter Lane Gardens following a service at Holy Sepulchre Church. The event, organised by the Firefighters Memorial Trust, was held on Sunday 4th September 2022. Photo courtesy of Graham Woodhouse During the Church Service some 12 Standard Bearers were received by Rever ...

    Article Added: 29 Aug 2022

    Fire crews have attended a concerning number of deliberate fires across the county over the summer months. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service’s firefighters responded to more than 180 fires that were started deliberately since the start of July, 100 more than last year. Some of these fires have spread rapidly due to the hot and dry conditions causing significant damage to property and f ...

    Article Added: 18 Aug 2022

    Cambridgeshire fire crews have continued to face challenging conditions and increased demand as the summer heatwave persists. Having already seen unprecedented temperatures and calls to incidents in July, which include the two busiest days ever for the Service, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service staff have continued to face record levels of calls and incidents. Area Commander Stuart Smith sa ...

    Article Added: 26 Jul 2022

    Every year, we consult the public on our Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP) Action Plan and Council Tax proposals. We engage with the local community to seek views on the Service's priorities and proposals.   We are coming to the end of our current CRMP and we are starting the consultation process for our new CRMP which will be launched in April 2023.   We would really like ...

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