Latest news and incidents

Keeping your student digs fire safe

Monday 25 October 2021

On Student Fire Safety Week (25-31 October),Avon Fire & Rescue Service  (AF&RS) are welcoming students to their new accommodation with a gentle reminder to stay alert to fire hazards. Many young...

Firefighters encourage residents to stay...

Thursday 21 October 2021

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) are encouraging families to celebrate Halloween (31 October) safely this year.    This Halloween we’re sure many families are planning to celebrate the occasion with parties...

Crews mobilised to Bristol Harbour

Thursday 21 October 2021

Canon's Road, City Centre.   Crews were mobilised to reports of a lorry over the side of Bristol Harbour at 07.19am. On arrival, crews found one HGV submerged in the water, the driver...

AF&RS Chief Fire Officer / Chief Executi...

Monday 18 October 2021

The search for the next Chief Fire Officer / Chief Executive of Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has begun, as recruitment opens for the Service’s new leader. Candidates from all...

World Menopause Day

Monday 18 October 2021

Monday 18 October marks World Menopause Day 2021 The purpose of the yearly event is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause...

Celebrating our Heroes in Headsets

Monday 18 October 2021

Monday 18 October marks International Control Room Week. The week-long annual event celebrates the varied and vital work that goes on inside each and every control room, shining a light on...

Watch manager encourages sight tests on ...

Thursday 14 October 2021

Thursday 14 October marks World Sight Day, and this year Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) are proudly supporting its #WorldSightDay2021 campaign which encourages people to make a pledge by...

Crews attend shed fire

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Gwyn Street, St Pauls Crews from Temple and Bedminster were called to reports of a shed fire at 22:58. On arrival, crews found a shed fire affecting trees and fences in a...

Crews attend shed fire

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Gwyn Street, St Pauls Crews from Temple and Bedminster were called to reports of a shed fire at 22:58. On arrival, crews found a shed fire affecting trees and fences in a...

Crews rescue animals in house fire

Tuesday 12 October 2021

Conygre Grove, Filton Crews from Patchway, Southmead and Temple were called to reports of a house fire at 17:55.  On arrival, crews found a fire affecting a bedroom in a terraced property...

Crews attend van fire

Sunday 10 October 2021

Wordsworth Road, Horfield Crews from Patchway, Avonmouth and Pill were called to reports of a van fire at 20:34.  On arrival, crews found one van well alight.  Crews were able to extinguish the...

Firefighters extinguish flat fire

Sunday 10 October 2021

Lawrence Weston, Bristol.   Crews from Temple, Avonmouth and Bedminster were called to reports of a flat fire. On arrival, crews found a fire in the first floor of the building. Firefighters used one...