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AF&RS asks for residents to avoid st…

Wednesday 01 April 2020

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) is asking for residents to avoid having bonfires or controlled burns as this puts unnecessary pressure on emergency services. Over the last five days alone...

Firefighters called to rescue two female…

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Posted in Bristol incidents

Woodland to rear of Collett Close, Hanham Crews from Kingswood fire station were mobilised to reports of two females stuck in the woodland to the rear of Collett Close in Hanham. On...

Firefighters called to rescue trapped sw…

Monday 30 March 2020

Posted in North Somerset incidents

M520 Northbound, JCT 20-21 One crew from Weston-Super-Mare was called to reports of a swan trapped in brambles next to the carriageway. Firefighters used one ladder, one salvage sheet and small tools...

Crews mobilised to pavilion fire

Sunday 29 March 2020

Posted in Bristol incidents

Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds Crews from Southmead, Kingswood and Temple fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival, firefighters found a pavilion with its roof well alight. Crews used two...

Crews mobilised to deliberate car fire

Sunday 29 March 2020

Posted in Bristol incidents

Birchwood Road, Bristol Crews from Temple and Hicks Gate fire stations were called to reports of a car fire. On arrival, firefighters found the car on fire within a garage. Crews used two...

Firefighters called to unattended bonfir…

Saturday 28 March 2020

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Commonmead Lane, Old Sodbury One crew from Yate fire station was mobilised to reports of an unattended bonfire at Commonmead Lane, Old Sodbury. On arrival, firefighters used one hose reel to extinguish the...

Crews mobilised to loading crane fire

Saturday 28 March 2020

Posted in Bristol incidents

Portbury Docks, Portbury Crews from Avonmouth, Pill, Portishead, Temple and Kingswood fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival, firefighters found a fire involving a loading crane with a...

Crews mobilised to chimney fire

Thursday 26 March 2020

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Hill Road, Sandford One crew from Winscombe fire station were mobilised to reports of a chimney fire. On arrival, firefighters used a stirrup pump, chimney rods and buckets of water to extinguish...

AF&RS urges households to follow fir…

Thursday 26 March 2020

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) would like to remind residents of the importance of staying safe at home during the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. Whether you live alone, with friends, or...

Crews mobilised to commercial property f…

Thursday 26 March 2020

Posted in Bristol incidents

Dove Lane, Redfield Crews from Temple and Kingswood fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire. On arrival, firefighters found a fire on the first floor of the commercial property. Crews used...

Firefighters rescue trapped dog

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Woodhouse Road, Twerton, Bath One crew from Bath fire station was mobilised to reports of a small dog trapped.  On arrival, firefighters found the dog had its head stuck in the wall.  Firefighters...

Crews called to skateboard ramp fire

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Posted in Bristol incidents

  Stapleton Road, Eastville, Bristol A crew from Temple fire station were called to reports of a skateboard ramp fire on Stapleton Road, Eastville.   Crews used two high pressure hose reel jets to...