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AF&RS staff get involved in DIY SOS rebu...

Monday 23 May 2022

In November 2021, filming for award winning TV show DIY SOS took place in Bristol where a team of volunteers including Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) firefighters undertook a...

Crews tackle rubbish fire

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Kewstoke Road, Weston Super Mare Whilst attending another incident, crews came across a rubbish bin well alight.  Using one high pressure hose reel, crews were able to extinguish the fire.  The cause is...

Crews attend vehicle fire

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Kewstoke Road, Weston Super Mare Whilst attending another incident, crews from Weston Super Mare came across a vehicle well alight. With one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus, crews used one high pressure hose...

Crews called to vehicles alight

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Kewstoke Road, Weston Super Mare Crews from Weston were called to reports of a vehicle fire at 05:00 On arrival, crews found two vehicles well alight.  With two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, crews...

Crews attend vehicle fire

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Cecil Road, Weston Super Mare Crews from Weston happened upon a vehicle on fire at 04:46. Wih one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus for safety, crews extinguished the fire. In use was one high...

Crews called to vehicle fire

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Arundell Road, Weston Super Mare Crews from Weston were called to reports of a vehicle fire at 04:34. On arrival, crews found one vehicle well alight.  Using one high pressure hose reel, crews...

Crews attend vehicle fire

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Baker Street, Weston Super Mare Whilst attending another incident, crews came across a vehicle well alight at 04:13. Using one hose reel, crews were able to extignuish the car fire.  The cause of...

Crews called to vehicle fire

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Gerard Road, Weston Super Mare Crews from Weston were called to reports of a vehicle fire at 04:11. On arrival, crews found one vehicle well alight.  Using hydraulic spreaders for access and one...

Crews attend vehicle fire

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Wooler Road, Weston Super Mare Crews from Weston were called to reports of a vehicle fire at 03:59. On arrival, crews found two vehicles well alight.  Using two hose reels, crews were able...

Crews called to laundrette fire

Tuesday 17 May 2022

Filton Road, Horfield.   Crews from Southmead, Temple and Kingswood were called at 14:42 to reports of a fire at a laundrette on Filton Road, Horfield. On arrival firefighters evacuated all persons from...

Firefighters extinguish refuse centre fi...

Tuesday 17 May 2022

Carsons Road, Mangotsfield.   At 10:50am crews from Kingswood, Hicks Gate, Temple, Yate, Portishead, Southmead, Pill and Avonmouth were mobilised to reports of a fire at a refuse centre on Carsons Road...

Retired firefighter takes on epic kayak ...

Tuesday 17 May 2022

This week, a retired Bath firefighter has embarked on a 700-mile solo sea kayak adventure, all in aid of charities close to his heart. Colin Wood, who recently retired from Bath...