- Fire chiefs are warning walkers, joggers and anglers to take extra care near canals, rivers and along the Thames as statistics show there have been 13 water related fatalities in London in the last three years
- 100 firefighters tackle Dagenham warehouse blaze
Smoke darkened miles of the east London skyline as it rose from the fire on Chequers Lane, Dagenham, on Saturday evening, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) said. Some 15 fire engines had been sent to the site shortly before 6pm, where flames had raged ...
- 100 tons of waste alight
- Warehouse containing 100 tonnes of waste affected
- A stack of general waste was completely damaged by fire
- MPs warn that six-month delay of cheaper ESN system approved by Theresa May could be ‘tragedy in waiting’Britain’s emergency services face a “potentially catastrophic” six-month period without a crucial communications system, MPs have warned.Theresa May, when she was home secretary, approved the purchase of the £1.2bn emergency services network (ESN) as a cheaper option to replace the Airwave communications system currently used by police, fire and ambulance s
- via Latest NewsTyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service is carrying out a community engagement initiative in Washington tomorrow (Friday, 21 April) after a former children's play centre was destroyed in a blaze yesterday. (Wednesday, 19 April)At the height of the fire in the former Junglerama building in Victoria Road, Concord, more than 30 firefighters were in attendance. All crews finally left the scene almost six hours after the alarm was raised just after 4.10pm.The fire was extinguished using four main water
- An older man was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.
- Candle left unattended causes flat fire
- Police officer also injured after incident which left basement of terraced house near Finsbury Park alightA man has suffered critical burns and three police officers have been injured in an explosion at a residential property in north-east London.Officers were called to reports of a “man armed with a weapon” at an address in Stapleton Hall Road, near Finsbury Park, at about 11.50am on Wednesday, the Metropolitan police said. The whole of the basement of a house in #StroudGreen is ali
- Belfast Telegraph
Missiles hurled at firefighters dealing with arson attack
Firefighters came under attack from a group of youths in Downpatrick as they attended the scene of an arson attack, police have said. A number of wheelie bins were placed across the road and set alight by the group on Tuesday night. Missiles were ...en meer »
- Aerosol cans explode
- A studio flat on the first floor of the building was completely damaged by fire
- Part of the ground floor and part of the first floor of one house was damaged by fire.
- Ten fire engines are at the scene
- Forty 999 calls
- Two ground floor and two first floor flats were damaged by fire
EarthClean Corporation and Angus Fire to exhibit together at Fire Department Instructors Conference 2017TetraKO reduces smoke and water damage, conserves water, and greatly reduces run-off
EarthClean Corporation of South St. Paul, Minnesota, and Angus Fire Limited of High Bentham, in the U.K., announced a strategic partnership whereby the two companies will undertake joint marketing and exhibit together at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) on April 27-29 in Indianapolis, IN. The companies can be found at the Angus Fire booth #2301.Global...
- Sadly a man was pronounced dead by London Ambulance Service crews
- Between New Cross and St Johns
- Brigade's 999 control officers took around 40 calls
- Belfast Telegraph
Dozens of firefighters tackle blaze at empty building
Fire crews from more than half a dozen stations across Northern Ireland were called in to deal with a blaze at an empty building. Fifty-two firefighters were involved in tackling the blaze in the unoccupied end-of-terrace property at Bath Terrace in ...en meer »
- Two shipping containers were completely damaged by fire
- One hectare of grass was damaged by fire
- A first floor maisonette was completely damaged by fire
- A communal area on the ground floor of the block was completely damaged by fire
- No reported injuries
- via NewsA person has died in a house fire in Seaham during the night.
Fire crews were called to the house on Gregson Terrace at 3.30 this morning following several reports of a fire.
Three fire appliances, two from Seaham and one from Peterlee attended to fight the blaze.
Sadly, a body was discovered by fire fighters on the first floor of the property.
At this stage, the identity of the person has not been confirmed.
No one else was trapped or injured during the incident.
- The L-Series notification devices have a 20-35% reduction in current draw across all settings
System Sensor announced a new line of notification solutions for fire safety and emergency communication systems, providing easy-to-install, efficient options for life safety system integrators. The L-Series includes indoor chimes, horns, strobes, chime-strobes, and 2-wire horn-strobes, designed to...
- Apple the horse was stuck in mud and water close to the A13
- The Brigade has showcased its road traffic collision capabilities as figures show a 10 per cent rise in crashes attended by the Brigade.
- A single storey storage shed to the rear of a property was damaged by fire
- 2 fire appliances from Ilfracombe and Combe Martin were mobilised following a call from a member of the public reporting a ramblers shelter on a disused railway line that had been set on fire.
Shortly after arriving and investigating crews confirmed the fire was involving the roof beams of the hut, which measured approx. 7m x 5m, with crews using dry powder extinguishers and ceiling hooks to expose the area, cut away beam involved and extinguish the fire which took some time to do.
The fire, whi
- A fire appliance from Torquay was mobilised following a call from a member of the public who had come to the aid of a mother of an 8yr old little girl, who was stuck 5ft up on a climbing frame, after breaking her arm. They were unable to get her down and she was unable to climb down herself.
Shortly after arriving and assessing the little girl our crew rendered first aid before safely lifting her down. Once off the equipment, and in the care of her mother, she was conveyed to hosp
- Approximately 25 people were led to safety by an internal staircase by firefighters
- Part of a flat on the first floor of the building was damaged by fire
- An area the size of a football pitch was damaged
- Workshop damaged in blaze
- Six fire engines are at the scene
- Several calls were received by Fire Control to reports of a fire at the above location.2 fire appliances from Yeovil were initially mobilised to the incident and on arrival, crews requested further assistance. A 3rd fire appliance and water carrier from Yeovil, along with the command unit from Street and 2 fire appliances from Sherborne were then sent on to the incident.On arrival, crews confirmed a large fire involving a building measuring approx 10m by 20m containing a
- Crews from Holsworthy, Launceston and Okehampton were mobilised to reports of a property fire at the above location.
On arrival crews discovered a small fire in a ground floor hallway involving a electrical fuse board.
Crews used one dry powder extinguisher, one hose reel jet and one covering jet to extinguish the fire.Crews rescued two pet birds from the property.
Western Power were requested and crews made the property safe.
- Baby makes full recoverey
- Around 50 people evacuated building before crews arrived
- Around 50 people evacuated building before crews arrived
- An iron left on is believed to have caused the blaze
- Essex Live
Harlow firefighters to tackle three UK mountains for boy with cerebral palsy
Seven firefighters from Harlow Fire Station are preparing to swap their fire boots for walking boots as they take on three of the UK's highest mountains in 24 hours in aid of a little boy with cerebral palsy. The team are raising money for two-year-old ...
- via Latest NewsEquipment designed by students at Northumbria University could soon be used by firefighters across the country thanks to a partnership with an international safety technology company.
Students from Northumbria's School of Design have been working with Draeger Safety UK and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service to create innovative new products, which will allow firefighters to communicate with each other safely while working.
The student teams pitched their ideas to project sponsors Draeger duri
- 60 firefighters at the scene
- Three houses sustained fire damage
- Warning as Brigade attends first barbecue blaze of summer 2017
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