Posts Tagged "Charity"

Fireman Sam teams with Welsh Fire Service for 30th anniversary

‘We are thrilled to be partnering with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations for Fireman Sam,’ says Mattel’s Helen Genia. To mark the 30th anniversary of Fireman Sam, Mattel’s firefighter has teamed up…

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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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Firefighters to run 296 miles for charity

On Tuesday 30th May, firefighter Terrance Gregg who is based at York fire station and Watch Manager Justin Rowe who is based at Malton fire station will set off from York fire station and run 296 miles, to North Devon,…

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Hampshire female sailing team cruise to victory in charity sailing event

A team of fire service women made waves with their debut entry in the United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC). HFRS Magenta placed first out of all fire service boats, second overall and first Hampshire boat for the race passage…

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Firefighter inspired by his son to climb Pen y Fan 10 times in 24 hours

On Saturday, May 13th, Port Talbot Firefighter, Craig Hedges and his wife Leanne will aim to conquer the summit of Pen-y-Fan, the highest mountain in South Wales, ten times in 24 hours for charity. In February 2014, Craig and Leanne’s son,…

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Hampshire female firefighters plan to make splash at charity sailing event

A team of fire service women hope to make waves with their debut entry in the United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC). HFRS Magenta will be sailed by an all-female crew made up of firefighters and non-uniform staff from Hampshire…

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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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Firefighter vows to raise second mammoth cashpot for Gambia schoolchildren

A Hampshire firefighter had no idea when he booked a romantic trip with his girlfriend that he would be embarking on a long-term relationship of a different kind. Steve Stidolph who had planned to soak up the sun ended up…

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Devonshire author pens scorching account of London’s river firefighters

A Devonshire author is set to publish his historical book this month. David C. Pike, of Barnstaple, has written Fire-floats and Fireboats. With more than 250 fascinating illustrations, it is certain to appeal to lovers of London and aficionados of…

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From runner with love: Firefighter runs 20 marathons in one year in tribute to late wife

A firefighter has completed 20 marathons in one year as an emotional tribute to his late wife – and raised more than £10,000 for charity. Steve Holder, from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, ran marathons across the UK as well…

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