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Students evacuated after fire in third f…

Friday 18 May 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Students evacuated after fire in third floor student accommodation

King Square, Kingsdown Firefighters from Temple, Bedminster and Southmead Fire Stations along with the Turntable Ladder from Temple were called to a fire in the third floor flat of a six...

Four houses affected by fire in Yate

Thursday 17 May 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Four houses affected by fire in Yate

SUMMERS MEAD,YATE Seven fire engines from across the Service have extinguished a fire in the first floor and roof space of a private property, which spread to three neighbouring properties. The resident...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service highlight…

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Posted in News all areas

Avon Fire & Rescue Service highlights support available during Deaf Awareness Week

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is using Deaf Awareness Week, which takes place from 14 – 18 May to highlight the support available to residents with hearing difficulties. Area Manager...

Fire tackled at South Bristol Sports Cen…

Saturday 12 May 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire tackled at South Bristol Sports Centre

West Town Lane, Hengrove, Bristol Firefighters have extinguished a large fire at the South Bristol Sports Centre in Hengrove. At the height of the incident around 50 firefighters, nine fire engines, two...

Avon Fire Authority opens applications f…

Thursday 10 May 2018

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Avon Fire Authority opens applications for an Independent Person

Avon Fire Authority is seeking applications from members of the public interested in providing their views as an Independent Person in relation to allegations concerning Members’ conduct under the Localism...

Fire in plant room at Bristol Haematolog…

Thursday 10 May 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire in plant room at Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre

Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre, Kingsdown, Bristol Multiple crews were called to the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre to reports of alarms and smoke issuing from the building. Firefighters in breathing apparatus...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service celebrate…

Friday 04 May 2018

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Avon Fire & Rescue Service celebrates Red Cross week

The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to cope after a fire or other emergency by providing practical help, advice and comfort. During...

Staff from Avon Fire & Rescue Servic…

Thursday 03 May 2018

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Staff from Avon Fire & Rescue Service take on 60 hour challenge for Daisy

From Friday 4 May, staff from Avon Fire & Rescue Service will be running, cycling and rowing for 60 hours in Bristol’s Cabot Circus to raise money for three year...

Firefighters to meet nightclub customers…

Thursday 26 April 2018

Posted in Bristol news

Firefighters to meet nightclub customers to promote water safety week

                      Firefighters from Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will be raising awareness of Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week when they engage with customers at a harbourside club in Bristol...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service supports …

Monday 23 April 2018

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Avon Fire & Rescue Service supports national water safety campaign

Staff from Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will be supporting a national campaign aimed at reducing the number of people who lose their lives in waterways in the UK. Fire...

Woman dies after van collides with house

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Woman dies after van collides with house

Yeolands Drive, Clevdeon A woman lost her life after a vehicle collided with a house in Clevedon. Firefighters from Clevedon and Avonmouth fire stations were alerted after a van collided with the...