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Three people evacuated following worksho…

Thursday 19 September 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Bristol Road, Congresbury Crews from Clevedon, Winscombe, Yatton, Weston and Southmead fire stations were called to a fire in a private workshop.  On arrival, firefighters used one high pressure hose reel and...

Crews calls to car fire affecting two pr…

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Chipping Cross, Clevedon Crews from Weston, Avonmouth, Clevedon and Nailsea fire stations were called to a car fire that was affecting two properties. On arrival, two firefighters in breathing apparatus used two...

Disposal of expired residential fire ext…

Tuesday 17 September 2019

Posted in News all areas

In the past few weeks we have been approached by members of the public who have been advised to dispose of fire extinguishers at their local fire station. Please be...

AF&RS to host national training exer…

Thursday 12 September 2019

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) is set to welcome firefighters, staff and equipment from all over the country for a national training exercise, similar to the recent incident in...

Crews called to hay bale fire

Tuesday 03 September 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Old Down Road, Badminton Crews from Yate, Bath and Kingswood fire stations were called to 300 tonnes of straw bales on fire.  On arrival, firefighters used high pressure hose reels, 45mm jets...

Crews called to laundrette fire

Monday 02 September 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Mina Road, St Werburghs Two crews from Temple and one from Southmead fire stations were called to a fire in a ground floor laundrette. On arrival, two firefighters in breathing apparatus used...

Crews called to deliberate car fire

Sunday 01 September 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

East Dundry Road, Whitchurch One crew from Bedminster fire station attended a car fire after it was spotted by a member of the public.  On arrival, firefighters used one breathing apparatus for...

Crews called to industrial estate fire

Friday 30 August 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Chittening Road, Hallen Crews from Avonmouth, Southmead, Patchway, Pill, Temple and Portishead fire stations were called to a fire in a diesel wood shredder on an industrial estate.  On arrival, six firefighters...

Crews rescue calf stuck in cattle grid

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Bristol Road, Winscombe Crews from Weston and Bedminster fire stations were called to reports of a calf with its leg stuck in a cattle grid.  On arrival, firefighters used strops and kick...

Crews called to barn fire

Friday 23 August 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Lower Langford, Churchill Crews from Winscombe, Weston, Portishead, Hicks Gate, Temple, Kingswood, Bedminster, Avonmouth and Yatton fire stations were called to a barn fire.  On arrival, crews used two water monitors, two...

Crews rescue cow from rhine

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Kenn Moor Road, Yatton Crews from Bedminster and Yatton fire stations were mobilised to reports of a cow stuck in a rhine after a member of the public called Control.  On arrival...

Crews called to deliberate fire affectin…

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

North Road, Yate Two crews from Yate fire station were called to reports of vehicles on fire. On arrival, firefighters found a fire affecting 12 cars and one caravan. Crews used two 45mm...