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AF&RS team up with Police for commun…

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Posted in North Somerset news

AF&RS team up with Police for community engagement day

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is teaming up with the Avon and Somerset Constabulary Nailsea Beat team for a Community Family Engagement Day this Saturday (22/09). Members of the public...

Cancelled: Diversity, Inclusion, Cohesio…

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Posted in News all areas

Cancelled: Diversity, Inclusion, Cohesion and Equality Committee meeting

The Diversity, Inclusion, Cohesion and Equality Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday 20 September at Temple fire station has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience.    

Multiple crews tackle fire involving dis…

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Multiple crews tackle fire involving discarded timber

Cuckoo Lane, Winterbourne Down   Crews from Kingswood, Yate, Patchway and Temple Fire Stations have tacked a fire on open ground involving bracken, trees and timber. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used multiple...

Firefighters tackle electrical sign fire

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Firefighters tackle electrical sign fire

Avon Meads, St Philips Causeway Crews from Temple and Hicks Gate fire stations were called to a 20-meter electrical sign fire after smoke was seen issuing from the roof of a...

Packaging on hob causes kitchen fire

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Packaging on hob causes kitchen fire

St Johns Lane, Bedminster Crews from Bedminster and Temple fire stations attended a kitchen fire after a neighbour reported a smell of burning and could see smoke coming from a residential property. On...

AF&RS seeks feedback on the redevelo…

Monday 17 September 2018

Posted in Bristol news

AF&RS seeks feedback on the redevelopment of Avonmouth Fire Station

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is asking for feedback on plans for a station redevelopment in Avonmouth. Originally built in 1958, currently, plans will see the station demolished in stages...

AF&RS welcomes new law that means st…

Friday 14 September 2018

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS welcomes new law that means stronger jail sentences for attacks on emergency service staff

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has welcomed news that those who attack or assault emergency service workers will receive longer jail terms. The Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill, which...

Loft fire prompts multi-crew response

Thursday 13 September 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Loft fire prompts multi-crew response

Narroways Road, Eastville Multiple crews from across the service area were called to a loft fire in a residential property. Crews from Temple, Patchway, Southmead, Avonmouth and Pill fire stations all attended...

Car collides with garage

Wednesday 12 September 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Car collides with garage

The Crunnis, Bradley Stoke Crews from Hicks Gate, Nailsea and Southmead fire stations were called to an incident after a car collided with a double garage. The urban search and rescue teams...

Van saved thanks to quick thinking of ow…

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Van saved thanks to quick thinking of owner

Prospect Place, Whitehall A van was saved thanks to the quick thinking of its owner who removed the contents onto the street. One crew from Temple Fire Station attended the incident and...

Horse rescued from ditch with help from …

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Horse rescued from ditch with help from farmer

Puxton Lane, Hewish Crews from Weston-super-Mare, Bath and Bedminster fire stations were called to a 16 hand horse, called Apollo, that had become stuck in a water-filled ditch. On arrival, they discovered...

Motorcyclist rescued following RTC

Monday 10 September 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Motorcyclist rescued following RTC

Tarnock Avenue, Hengrove Crews from Bedminster and Temple fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorbike. Firefighters used small gear and hydraulic cutting gear to...