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Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangar

Firefighters are tackling an aircraft hangar blaze at Southend Airport. Six fire engines attended the fire on Wednesday morning. A spokesman for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said the airport is running as usual. Southend Airport is still open…

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Avon Fire & Rescue appoint interim fire chief

An Interim Chief Fire Officer has been appointed at Avon Fire & Rescue Service. Mike Crennell from Mid and West Wales Fire & Rescue Service will be joining the team on a six month contract, temporarily replacing CFO Kevin Pearson….

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Fire service calls for public vigilance after derelict building attacks

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are calling for an increase in public vigilance after two incidents of deliberate fires within derelict buildings. On Saturday, August 5, fire crews from Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service were called…

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High rise residents urged to book free home fire safety check

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging high rise residents to book a free home fire safety check. As part of its fire safety and public reassurance work following the Grenfell Tower fire in London in June, NFRS staff have…

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Team Noble: 125 Days To Go

With less than 125 days to go until the 2017 Talisker Whiskey Challenge, Team Noble have treated us to their latest photo shoot. In November 2016, Firestyle announced that they were a proud sponsor of Team Noble’s Atlantic Row 2017,…

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Fire service and police exhibition takes off

The stories of two of Hampshire’s emergency services is being told through a historic exhibition that has just opened. Artifacts include uniforms and equipment dating back to the 1700s and a ‘muster bay’ complete with fire pole as well as…

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River Severn warning: Shrewsbury police urge people stay out of water

Emergency services are pleading with people to “respect” the River Severn after five people have had to be rescued from the water in just a week. Police in Shrewsbury have revealed that there has been a rash of emergencies due…

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A burning pan of oil sparked a fire service call out in Folkestone

Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called out to a home in Folkestone Wednesday evening after a pan of oil caught fire. Kent Fire and Rescue Service arrived at St Michael’s Road at 11pm to discover the fire had been…

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These people may save your life: Ceremony marks graduation of new firefighters

These are the men and women who will be helping save lives across the county for generations to come. The 27 new Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service full-time firefighters have just graduated after an intensive course instilled in them the…

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Sparks flying in rowover future of Shropshire fire service

The battle over the future of the fire service continues to rage with the county’s fire authority members lining up to pour cold water on plans from the region’s police and crime commissioner. The latest development in the bid from…

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