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Crews called to chemical leak

Friday 15 November 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Hengrove Promenade, Hengrove Crews from Temple, Hicks Gate and Patchway fire stations were mobilised to reports of a chemical leak at a commercial property. Crews in gas tight suits have been working...

Crews called to one vehicle RTC

Saturday 09 November 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Gloucester Road, Whitfield At 21:08, crews from Avonmouth and Thornbury fire stations were mobilised to a road traffic collision involving one vehicle. On arrival, firefighters found two male casualties had self-rescued and...

Crews called accidental commercial prope…

Friday 08 November 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

High Street, Hanham Crews from Kingswood and Hicks Gate fire stations were mobilised to a fire at a commercial property on the High Street in Hanham. On arrival, six firefighters in breathing...

AF&RS delivers three trucks and equi…

Friday 08 November 2019

Posted in News all areas

Chief Fire Officer Mick Crennell and a GAFSIP team have delivered three fire engines and other equipment and uniform to the Gambian Fire Service. As part of the Gambia and Avon...

AF&RS take part in chemical incident…

Thursday 07 November 2019

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) has taken part in a series of multi-agency training exercises to tests its chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear response. The three training sessions, which fell...

Crews shore up building following RTC

Wednesday 06 November 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Polden Walk, Midsomer Norton Crews from Radstock and Hicks Gate fire stations were mobilised to a two vehicle road traffic collision in which one vehicle had struck the front of a...

Accidental residential fire

Wednesday 06 November 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Park Road, Thornbury Crews from Temple, Patchway and Thornbury fire stations were called to a fire in a residential building.  On arrival, eight firefighters in breathing apparatus used three high pressure hose...

Crews called to accidental chimney fire

Thursday 31 October 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Upper Chalkley Lane, Hawkesbury Crews from Yate, Kingswood, Bath, Southmead, Avonmouth, Temple and Patchway fire stations were mobilesed to a property fire that started in the chimney.  One crew from Gloucestershire Fire...

AF&RS offers free fire safety semina…

Friday 25 October 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire news

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) is inviting local shop owners to take part in free fire safety seminars. Held at Yate fire station for any shop or similar business owner...

AF&RS joins with Catch22 to provide …

Thursday 24 October 2019

Posted in Bristol news

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) joined with charity Catch22 to inspire young males by providing them with positive role models and a Fire Safety Course. As part of the partnership...

AF&RS recognises 16 students for the…

Wednesday 23 October 2019

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset news

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has recognised 16 students following their work on a firework safety campaign. The Service, along with Bath Building Society and the Rotary Club of Bath...

Crews mobilisied to accidental bin fire

Friday 18 October 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Redcliff Hill, Redcliffe Crews from Temple, Bedminster and Hicks Gate fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival, firefighters found a fire in the ground floor bin room of...