Latest news and incidents

Landlord found guilty of fire safety bre...

Thursday 13 May 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has welcomed the outcome of a court case in which a Bristol businessman was successfully prosecuted for failing to comply with the Regulatory Reform...

Crews mobilised to RTC

Tuesday 11 May 2021

Portway, Shirehampton.   Crews from Temple were mobilised at 08:49 to reports of an RTC. On arrival crews found one vehicle on it's side. Firefighters supported ambulance and police colleagues at the scene.

Crews mobilised to bonfire

Tuesday 11 May 2021

Stitchings Shord Lane, Bishop Sutton.   Crews from Chew Magna were mobilised to reports of a fire on Stitchings Shord Lane, Bishop Sutton at 00:56hrs. On arrival, crews found one large bonfire. Firefightres...

Seven state of the art new fire applianc...

Friday 07 May 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) welcomes seven new, state of the art appliances to assist firefighters in their response to emergencies. Local communities will be able to see the appliances...

Crews mobilised to fire

Thursday 06 May 2021

Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke. We were called at 21.20 on 6 May to reports of a fire in the play area, Savages Wood Road, Bradley Stoke. #On arrival, crews from...

Crews mobilised to caravan fire

Thursday 06 May 2021

Bourne Lane, Blagdon. Crews from Blagdon, Winscombe, Weston-super-Mare and Avonmouth were mobilised at 15:01 to reports of a caravan fire.   On arrival, two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and...

Firefighters, dogs, drones and paramedic...

Thursday 06 May 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) firefighters from Weston-super-Mare were joined by the drone team, the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) dogs unit and South West Ambulance Service (SWAST) Hazardous...

Fire & Rescue Services collaborate to ke...

Wednesday 05 May 2021

On Be Water Aware Week 2021 (26 April – 2 May) Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) collaborated with colleagues from across the border to provide essential water rescue training.   Water...

Crews mobilised to fire

Wednesday 05 May 2021

  Royal Edward Dock, Avonmouth   Crews from Avonmouth, Southmead, Patchway and Temple were mobilised at 03.46hrs to reports of a fire at the Royal Edward Dock, Avonmouth.   On arrival, firefighters used two hose reels, one turntable ladder...

AF&RS show student paramedics the ropes

Tuesday 04 May 2021

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has successfully delivered the second familiarisation training programme to the newest cohort of student paramedics at the University of the West of England (UWE)...

Crews mobilised to large fire

Tuesday 04 May 2021

  Tower Road, Warmley Crews from Kingswood, Hicks Gate, Temple, Bedminster, Patchway, Avonmouth, Southmead, Nailsea, Weston, Bath, and Thornbury were mobilised at 00:30hrs to reports of a fire at a school on...

AF&RS urge local people to Be Water Awar...

Tuesday 27 April 2021

With warmer weather on the horizon, Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) in urging local residents to Be Water Aware. As the sun...