Posts Tagged "Animals"

Pioneering work at HFRS attracts fire chiefs from across the world

Firefighters and chiefs from around the world are flocking to the county to look at the innovative techniques and pioneering work carried out by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS). Crews from the US have just visited to learn about…

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Specialist pet oxygen masks now carried by all fire engines in East Sussex

RSPCA and Smokey Paws fund special kits to help animals caught up in fires Two charities have teamed up to equip all fire engines in East Sussex with specialist pet oxygen kits in an effort to save the lives of…

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Essex County Fire and Rescue issue warning after four pets die at kitchen fire in Brightlingsea

Officers at the Essex County Fire and Rescue service have warned the public not to leave stoves unattended after a kitchen blaze killed four pets. Three crews were called to reports of a fire a house in Eastern Road, Brightlingsea,…

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Kent Fire and Rescue Service warns the public after Herne Common is gutted by a campfire

Kent Fire and Rescue Service has warned against the public lighting fires in woodland after a large fire destroyed woodland at herne Common on May 14th. Firefighters were called to Braggs Lane at 5.34pm on Sunday and tackled a huge…

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Fire crews were called in after this cow became stuck in a ditch

Emergency services were called in this morning (May 18) after a cow was found trapped in a ditch near Crowborough. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service called in their animal rescue unit from Crowborough to help lift the 9-year-old cow…

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Cumbria firefighters join forces with Newton Rigg for large animal rescue training

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is committed to further enhancing and developing the training of operational firefighters. Part of this training includes the rescue of animals, often large animals. The recent new fire and rescue service recruits, as well as…

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Firefighters called to young deer trapped in railings

Leciestershire Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call today at 9.37am to request help freeing a young deer in the park on Harrogate Drive, Birstall. Firefighters were called to rescue a young deer today (Thursday, May 4) after it…

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Pets were killed in a Tunbridge Wells house fire ’caused by a heat lamp’

Several animals died after a fire raged at a semi-detached house in Tunbridge Wells this evening (March 30). Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) crews responded to a fire at the property in Green Way shortly after 6.30pm. It is…

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Cheshire rescue dog awarded ‘Animal OBE’

An extraordinary search and rescue dog from Cheshire was honoured today (Thursday 16 March 2017) by leading vet charity PDSA for his devotion to duty in some of the world’s most challenging regions. At a special ceremony at Manchester Town…

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Firefighter gets top award from animal rescue royalty

A firefighter who changed the face of equine rescue has been awarded a prestigious gong from the Princess Royal for his pioneering work. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Animal Rescue Manager Jim Green, 43, helped develop ground-breaking techniques that saved…

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