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Casulty conveyed to hospital following f…

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Casulty conveyed to hospital following fire

Pennard Green, Twerton One crew from Bath fire station were called to a tumble dryer fire in a residential property.  The fire was out on arrival but one casualty was conveyed to hospital...

AF&RS mark centenary anniversary wit…

Friday 09 November 2018

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS mark centenary anniversary with wrapped fire engine

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is marking the 100th anniversary since the end of World War One by wrapping a fire engine in poppies. This Sunday is 100 years since the...

Crews called to property fire

Friday 09 November 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews called to property fire

Four Acres, Bishopsworth Two crews from Bedminster and two from Temple fire stations were called to a residential property fire, along with a turntable ladder. Four firefighters in breathing apparatus used two...

Male rescued following collision with tr…

Wednesday 07 November 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Male rescued following collision with tree

Burrington Combe, Blagdon Crews from Weston-super-Mare, Blagdon and Avonmouth fire stations were called to free one male casualty from a vehicle after he collided with a tree. Firefighters worked for several hours...

AF&RS condemns Bonfire Night attack …

Tuesday 06 November 2018

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS condemns Bonfire Night attack on firefighters

Avon Fire and Rescue (AF&RS) has condemned an attack on firefighters over Bonfire Night (5/11). One crew from Bedminster fire station was attending an out-of-control bonfire on Rodfords Mead in Hengrove...

Crews called to incident following suspi…

Tuesday 06 November 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews called to incident following suspicious activity

King Squares, Stokes Croft Crews from Southmead, Hicks Gate and Temple fire stations were called to a fire in a property after a member of the public reported suspicious activity. On arrival...

Ten buses deliberately set on fire

Monday 05 November 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Ten buses deliberately set on fire

Kingsland Road, St Philips Crews from Temple and Bedminster fire stations were called to an incident at a bus depot. On arrival, they found six double-decker and four single-decker buses well alight.  Ten...

Fire in kitchen of house

Thursday 01 November 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Fire in kitchen of house

Queensholm Drive, Downend   Crews from Kingswood and Temple fire stations were called to a fire on the ground floor of a private residential, semi-detached house. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure...

Emergency services unite to tackle #Unac…

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Posted in News all areas

Emergency services unite to tackle #Unacceptable assaults on staff

Emergency services from across the South West are working together to highlight the unacceptable trend in the number of assaults on their staff whilst on duty, by launching a new...

AF&RS patrol local areas over Hallow…

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Posted in Bristol news

AF&RS patrol local areas over Halloween and Bonfire Night

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will be taking part in daily patrols to help deter anti-social behaviour and deliberate fires this Halloween and Bonfire Night. Crews from Bedminster fire station...

10 vehicles destroyed in fire

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

10 vehicles destroyed in fire

North Road, Yate Multiple crews were called tackle a fire which destroyed eight cars and two flatbed lorries. Two crews from Yate and two from Kingswood fire stations were called to the...

Firefighters to walk 150 miles in 60 hou…

Monday 29 October 2018

Posted in News all areas

Firefighters to walk 150 miles in 60 hours for charity

Firefighters from across Avon Fire & Rescue Service will be taking part in a mammoth 150-mile walk to visit every fire station in just 60 hours, all in aid of...