Posts Tagged "Ambulance"

The International Emergency Team

Introduction to IET The International Emergency Team (IET) is a voluntary organisation born following the efforts of Mehrban Sadiq, from the Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service, to increase the standards of fire safety overseas. The IET is primarily…

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Take virtual tour of UK’s first mobile field hospital for disaster zones (with 360 walkthrough)

Get a glimpse of the UK’s first mobile field hospital which will save lives in disaster zones. The capabilities of this medical facility, set up by UK fire services, are showcased in this 3D virtual tour. Hampshire Fire and Rescue…

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Fire service reflects on a successful award-winning 2016

The service began the year with Trevor McIIwaine, a now retired group manager, being recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours, being awarded The Queen’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service has started the year…

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Commissioner to explore plans to merge Surrey Fire and Police service

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, which is currently part of Surrey County Council, could become more closely linked with Surrey Police. David Munro, the county police and crime commissioner, is setting up a project to explore options for the future…

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Man rescued after falling into cement mixer

A man has been rescued after falling inside a cement mixer while cleaning it. Fire crews were called to the scene in Hamsteels Lane, Quebec, County Durham, after the worker fell into the mixer at around 11.45am on Monday. Rescue…

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“Disaster” engulfs fire control room

The Scottish Government must intervene to repair the damage to the fire and rescue service caused by centralising control in Dundee, a former senior officer said this week. Alec Kidd, who served for 32 years as area manager before retiring…

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Terraced house destroyed in blast that left two seriously injured

Two people have been seriously injured after an explosion which destroyed a terraced house. Emergency services were called to the blast, on Cecil Road in Blackley, Manchester, at about 12.30pm on Monday. A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service…

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Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service stage terror attack exercise in leisure centre

Terror attacks at a leisure centre, acid burns from corrosive chemicals and chronic sickness caused by a mystery white powder may sound like an episode of CSI. However, these nightmare scenarios are the events that Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service…

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Woman rescued from ‘serious’ kitchen fire in Bilborough Read

A woman was rescued from a house and taken to hospital after a severe fire broke out in the kitchen. Firefighters were called to a report of a house fire at a property in Melford Road in Bilborough. Two crews,…

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Three hospitalised after Urbaser RCV overturns in Hampshire

A collection crew operative from services firm Urbaser has remained in hospital overnight after suffering minor injuries when a collection vehicle overturned on the M27 motorway yesterday (21 November). The vehicle was transporting waste collected from homes in Gosport when…

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