WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 30 Sep 2017

    The Fire Industry Charity Ball was held at The Oxfordshire Golf Club and Spa on the evening of Friday 29th September 2017. This venue was perfectly positioned in the rolling hills of the Chilterns. It has been home to prestigious events on the European Tour. A change from our normal evening at the Portman Hotel in London. The Evening was perfect to meet old friends with great entertainment from ...

    Article Added: 29 Sep 2017

    Emergency services carried out an exercise at Exeter Cathedral which involved a live ‘casualty’ being winched down the side of the building. Three fire crews, a specialist line rescue team, and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) from South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust were at the scene. They simulated the rescue of an adult casualty from the bell tower by lower ...

    Article Added: 28 Sep 2017

    Fire Fighters from Kempston were called to Worcester Road, Bedford at 4.41pm yesterday (27th September 2017) after a bonfire at the property spread to two domestic sheds at an adjoining property. Crews had to force entry to the property and used one hose reel, a triple extension ladder, thermal imaging camera and stack drags to extinguish the fire.Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service would like t ...

    Article Added: 28 Sep 2017

    Warning from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service following a spate of kitchen fires Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are warning people to take more care in the kitchen after a spate of fires yesterday (27th September 2017). Fire Fighters were called to a fire at a property in Primrose Fields, Bedford at 3.04pm after a saucepan was left unattended and caught fire. A fire crew from Kempston ...

    Article Added: 28 Sep 2017

    Three months on from Grenfell, new research reveals that tenants still feel left in the dark when it comes to fire safety 40% of renters say there is not a clear fire escape route displayed in their building Majority of tenants (55%) do not feel fully prepared on what to do in the event of a fire Just 17% of landlords have been in touch in person since Grenfell to discuss fire safety measur ...

    Article Added: 25 Sep 2017

    Regional survey shows worryingly low awareness of fire door safety in Bedfordshire A survey of 2,000 adults in support of Fire Door Safety Week (25 September – 1 October), has shown an alarming lack of general public awareness of the essential role of fire doors, which are a legal requirement in all commercial, public and multi-occupancy buildings. The research, carried out by Ironmonger ...