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Fire involving car and garage

Sunday 19 May 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Fire involving car and garage

Whittucks Road, Hanham     Crews from Kingswood and Hicks Gate were called to a fire involving a detached garage and a car.   Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose reels...

Dog rescued from storm drain

Sunday 19 May 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Dog rescued from storm drain

Redland Green, Redland    Crews from Bedminster, Avonmouth and Hicks Gate were called to a dog that had got stuck in a storm drain. On arrival crews used small gear inflatable hose chimney...

RTC involving three vehicles

Saturday 18 May 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

RTC involving three vehicles

Bishport Avenue, Hartcliffe     Crews from Avonmouth, Bedminster and Hicks Gate were called to a road traffic collision involving three vehicles.   Crews rescued one female from her vehicle via a full roof removal...

RTC involving four vehicles

Thursday 16 May 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

RTC involving four vehicles

M5 Northbound, JCT 18-17 Crews from Avonmouth, Portishead and Pill fire stations were called to a road traffic collision involving a minibus, van and two lorries.  On arrival firefighters two casualties from...

Firefighters tackle barn fire

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire incidents

Firefighters tackle barn fire

Old Gloucester Road, Thornbury Crews from Thornbury, Patchway, Southmead, Avonmouth, Kingswood, Temple and Portishead fire stations were called to a barn fire that was affecting six barns. On arrival, firefighters used two...

Crews use CO2 extinguisher to tackle fir…

Monday 13 May 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews use CO2 extinguisher to tackle fire

Scott Lawrence Close, Stapleton   Two crews from Temple and one crew from Kingswood fire station were called to a small fire in a consumer unit of a mid-terrace privately rented property.   On arrival...

Crew called to six vehicle accident

Monday 13 May 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Crew called to six vehicle accident

M5 JCT 20-21   Two crews from Weston and one crew from Yatton fire station were called to a road traffic collision involving six vehicles.    On arrival, firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment and spreaders...

Kingswood fire station to host open day

Monday 13 May 2019

Posted in South Gloucestershire news

Kingswood fire station to host open day

Kingswood fire station will be throwing its doors open to the public this Saturday (18/05), showcasing how firefighters keep local communities safe. From 10am to 3am, the open day will focus on...

AF&RS installs new textile banks

Friday 10 May 2019

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS installs new textile banks

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has installed four new textile banks at stations across the region following the success of the scheme – which has raised over £20,000. New textile...

AF&RS partner with NHS for Organ Don…

Tuesday 07 May 2019

Posted in News all areas

AF&RS partner with NHS for Organ Donation wrapping

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is partnering with the NHS to wrap 13 fire engines to help raise awareness of organ donation. The Service, which will place wrapped fire engines...

Crews called to shed fire

Monday 06 May 2019

Posted in North Somerset incidents

Crews called to shed fire

Lime Close, Weston Two crews from Weston fire station were called to a shed fire that had began to spread. On arrival, firefighters found the fire had spread to two more sheds...

Crews from across the Service called to …

Friday 03 May 2019

Posted in Bristol incidents

Crews from across the Service called to major incident

Foundry Lane, Speedwell Crews from across the service area were called to a fire in a commercial property consisting of multiple businesses. On arrival, the incident was quickly sectorised with crews attempting...