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Fallen tree closes Bath Road

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fallen tree closes Bath Road

Bath Road, Arnos Vale Crews were called to the Bath Road after reports of a fallen tree outside the Arnos Manor Hotel. The large tree caused slight damage to one vehicle, the...

Volunteers wanted to join the Avon Commu…

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Posted in News all areas

Volunteers wanted to join the Avon Community Resilience Team

If you have ever wanted to help your local community now is your opportunity to volunteer with the Avon Community Resilience Team (CRT). The purpose of the Avon CRT is to...

Rubbish fire at multi storey car park

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Rubbish fire at multi storey car park

Lower Castle Street, Bristol City Centre Following a number of calls, crews attended a large rubbish fire on the second floor of a multi storey car park. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used...

Fire causes major damage to bungalow

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Fire causes major damage to bungalow

Hortham Lane, Hortham, Almondsbury Crews were called to a fire at bungalow and when they arrived found the property well alight. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high pressure hose reel and...

Bedminster firefighters support children…

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Posted in Bristol news

Bedminster firefighters support children with reading aloud

Firefighters from Bedminster Fire Station visited Greenfield Academy today (Tuesday 21 February) to support the school children with their reading and celebrate their recent reading achievements. Avon Fire & Rescue Service...

Caravan destroyed by fire

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Caravan destroyed by fire

Coombe Road, Eastville Several calls were received to report a caravan fire outside a primary school. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a high pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire which destroyed...

Fire at Easton house

Saturday 18 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire at Easton house

Colston Road, Easton Crews were called to a ground floor fire at a two storey property. When firefighters arrived they found that a 42-year-old woman had self-rescued from the building. Firefighters in...

Man rescued from car in ditch

Friday 17 February 2017

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Man rescued from car in ditch

Wick Road, Wick St Lawrence Crews were called to road traffic collision involving one vehicle that that had left the road way and ended up on its roof in a water...

Weston-super-Mare firefighters welcome #…

Thursday 16 February 2017

Posted in North Somerset news

Weston-super-Mare firefighters welcome #PressToTest competition winners to fire station

On Thursday 16 February, firefighters from Blue Watch at Weston-super-Mare welcomed #PressToTest competition winners to their fire station. The #PressToTest competition was organised by Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) which...

Man rescued from water in Bristol

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Man rescued from water in Bristol

Welsh Back, Bristol Crews rescued a 27 year old man from the water near Welsh Back in Bristol. Firefighters used water safety equipment including ladders and throw lines. The man was treated at...

Toilet fire at Weston train station

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Toilet fire at Weston train station

Railway Station, Station Road, Weston-super-Mare Crews were called to a fire at a toilet block in a train station. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose reels and a jet...

Crews attend Stockwood bedroom fire

Monday 13 February 2017

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews attend Stockwood bedroom fire

Showering Close, Stockwood Crews were called to a bedroom fire at a two storey property. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high pressure hose reel and a jet to tackle the fire...