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Woman conveyed to hospital following roa…

Monday 14 January 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Woman conveyed to hospital following road traffic collision

A39, Marksbury Crews from Bath and Hicks Gate fire stations were called to a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and minibus.  One female casualty in her 40s was rescued using...

Smoke alarms alert residents to severe f…

Sunday 13 January 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Smoke alarms alert residents to severe fire

Coronation Road, Southville Following multiple calls from the public, crews from Temple, Bedminster, Southmead, Avonmouth, Kingswood and Portishead fire stations were called to a fully developed, first and second-floor fire in...

One casualty led to safety by firefighte…

Sunday 13 January 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

One casualty led to safety by firefighters

Westgate Street, Bath Three crews from Bath and two from Temple fire station were called to a fire in a commercial and residential property on Westgate Street in Bath. Four firefighters in breathing...

Two casualties rescued from road traffic…

Thursday 10 January 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Two casualties rescued from road traffic collision

Battlefields, Lansdown Crews were from Bath and Kingswood fire stations called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles near Quarry Wood, Battlefields in Lansdown.   Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to rescue one female casualty...

Accidental vehicle fire

Tuesday 08 January 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Accidental vehicle fire

Sion Hill, Lansdown A crew from Bath fire station were called to a fire affecting two vehicles.  One firefighter in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire.  The cause...

Multiple vehicle fire

Monday 07 January 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Multiple vehicle fire

Hyatts Wood Road, Backwell Two crews from Bedminster and one from Temple fire station were called to a fire involving three vehicles.  On arrival, they found a car and van 100 per...

Crews called to chimney fire

Monday 07 January 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Crews called to chimney fire

The Square, Shipham Crews from Bath and Winscombe fire stations were called to a fire in the chimney of a commercial property used a residential dwelling, along with two crews from...

AF&RS want your views on future plan…

Monday 07 January 2019

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS want your views on future plans for the Service

Local people are being invited to have their say on Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) new draft Service Plan 2019-22, which outlines how the Service intends to use its...

RTC involving two HGVs

Monday 07 January 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

RTC involving two HGVs

M4 Eastbound, Jct 22-23 Crews from Avonmouth and Patchway fire stations were called to a road traffic collision on the M4 Eastbound, between Jct 22-23, along with one crew from South...

Male casulty pulled from water

Friday 04 January 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Male casulty pulled from water

The Grove, Bristol Crews from Bedminster and Temple fire stations were called to a person in the water who was struggling to get out via the raking ladder.   Firefighters and the swift...

Crews called to chimney fire

Thursday 03 January 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Crews called to chimney fire

Beeks Lane, St Catherine Crews from Bath and Kingswood were called to a chimney fire in a residential property.  Firefighters used a chimney kit, one high-pressure hose reel, a triple extension ladder...

Deliberate vehicle fire

Thursday 03 January 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Deliberate vehicle fire

Frampton End Road, Frampton Cotterell One crew from Yate fire station were called to a vehicle fire.  A firefighter wearing breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire.  The cause...