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Woman taken to hospital following kitche…

Monday 16 July 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Woman taken to hospital following kitchen fire

Kynaston View, Hanham A woman in her 50s was taken to hospital with minor burns and smoke inhalation following a kitchen fire. Two crews from Kingswood attended the incident but found the...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service unveils n…

Thursday 12 July 2018

Posted in Bristol news

Avon Fire & Rescue Service unveils new fire engine wrapping in support of Pride

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is marking Bristol Pride by wrapping an operational fire engine in support of the event. The rainbow-coloured engine will take part in the procession on...

Shop fire prompts major response

Thursday 12 July 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Shop fire prompts major response

Stapleton Road, Easton More than 40 firefighters were called to a major incident after a fire broke out on the ground floor of a shop. Crews from Temple, Bedminster, Kingswood, Hicks Gate...

Three casualties treated following chemi…

Thursday 12 July 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Three casualties treated following chemical spillage

Southway Drive, Warmley Multiple crews were called to a chemical spillage at a commercial property where three people had inhaled fumes. The casualties were treated at the scene and 25 people were...

Fire causes city centre traffic

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Fire causes city centre traffic

The Horsefair, Bristol Multiple crews from across the area were called to a commercial property fire in the centre of Bristol. Two crews from Temple fire station and one from Bedminster, Avonmouth...

Firefighters tackle manhole fire

Tuesday 10 July 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Firefighters tackle manhole fire

Dean Road, Yate Crews from Yate fire station were called a manhole fire after flames and smoke were seen issuing from the cover. Firefighters in breathing apparatus used three CO2 extinguishers to...

Woman rescued from car

Monday 09 July 2018

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Woman rescued from car

Trench Lane, Almondsbury Crews from Avonmouth, Patchway and Southmead fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles. Firefighters used hydraulic cutters and spreaders to free one female in...

Avon Fire & Rescue Service to suppor…

Thursday 05 July 2018

Posted in Bristol news

Avon Fire & Rescue Service to support St Pauls Carnival

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will be supporting the 50th anniversary of St Pauls Carnival following its three-year hiatus on Saturday (07/07). The Service will have its own stand on...

Crews tackle chip pan fire

Thursday 05 July 2018

Posted in Bath & North East Somerset incidents

Crews tackle chip pan fire

Swancombe, Blagdon Multiple crews were called to deal with a chip pan fire in the kitchen of a residential property. Firefighters from Blagdon, Chew, Yatton and Bedminster fire stations all attended the...

Flat fire closes City Centre road

Thursday 05 July 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Flat fire closes City Centre road

Old Market Street, Bristol Firefighters were called to first floor flat fire following a call from the police. Two crews from Bedminster and Temple fire stations attended the incident and the road...

Rubbish fire prompts multiple calls

Tuesday 03 July 2018

Posted in Bristol incidents

Rubbish fire prompts multiple calls

Old Quarry Road, Shirehampton Avon Fire & Rescue Service received multiple calls about a large rubbish fire in open ground. One crew from Avonmouth fire station attended the incident and used one...

Fire which started in bedroom spreads to…

Tuesday 03 July 2018

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Fire which started in bedroom spreads to roof of property

Trelissick Gardens, Weston-super-Mare Three fire engines from Weston-super-Mare Fire Station, along with the turntable ladder and from Bedminster Fire Station extinguished a fire which started  in the first floor bedroom of...