WCoFF NEWS Desk

    Article Added: 01 Apr 2020

    Residents across the county are being urged to stay fire safe while they isolate with their families at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. A week into the government’s instruction to stay at home except for essential journeys, fire crews have responded to several fires that might have been easily avoided by following some simple fire safety advice. Ahead of the pandemic reaching the predicte ...

    Article Added: 28 Mar 2020

    I had hoped to write this following the Massey Shaw Dinner scheduled for March 20th at Cutlers Hall, it was to have been a splendid evening and there was also a waiting list, I had looked forward to meeting you all. Events have however taken another turn and as we all know Covid-19 has curtailed all events and put us all into lockdown. London is one of the worst affected with the Prince of Wales a ...

    Article Added: 24 Mar 2020

    The impact from the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a major incident being declared by Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. With the amount of confirmed cases continuing to rise throughout the UK and the government advice for those showing symptoms, or knowing someone showing symptoms, to isolate for extended periods, the Service is getting ready to face staffing challenges. Chief Fire Officer C ...

    Article Added: 15 Mar 2020

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has been putting plans in place to ensure residents across the county will get an emergency response when they need it during the current pandemic.  Chief Fire Officer Chris Strickland said: “We want to assure residents that we are taking the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic very seriously. “We have been working closely with our loca ...

    Article Added: 04 Mar 2020

    A former fire service employee from Cambridge celebrated turning 100 yesterday (Tuesday March 3, 2020). To mark Doreen Piggott’s milestone birthday, Station Commander for Cambridge, Danny Kelly, and firefighters from Red Watch Cambridge paid Doreen a special visit, to wish her a happy birthday and present her with a card and flowers on behalf of Chief Fire Officer, Chris Strickland. Doreen ...

    Article Added: 03 Mar 2020

    Around 200 delegates from the building and design industries in the region and beyond attended a one-day business seminar on Providing a fire resilient environment for all.  Organised by BAFSA in collaboration with, and hosted by, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, the event focused on raising awareness of the life-saving benefits sprinkler and suppression systems can provide ...