Posts Tagged "Collaboration"

Seaford Head search operation launched after large cliff fall

East Sussex fire and rescue service says it has been called to support coastguard, although no one has been reported missing A search operation has been launched by firefighters and the coastguard after a large cliff fall, although no one…

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Scheme where firefighters worked with paramedics on medical callouts is extended

A life-saving scheme that saw firefighters work alongside paramedics to attend medical emergencies has been extended to later in the year following some “outstanding outcomes”. Last November, crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were sent out as emergency first…

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Training to deal with response to terror attack in North East

Northumbria Police has led a multi-agency training exercise at one of Europe’s biggest shopping centres – to test emergency service response to a major incident. In the early hours of Wednesday (May 17) an exercise was held at intu Metrocentre…

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New partnership aims to encourage on-call recruitment

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is delighted to announce its latest partnership scheme with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Neath Port Talbot Adult Community Learning (NPT-ACL). Firefighter For A Week – is both a…

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Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service receives international recognition

Following on from the success of Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week last week, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service is honoured to be awarded The Rescue Capability Development Award, in recognition of its improvement and investment in water rescue capability….

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Cardiac arrest survival rates hit an all-time high in the Borders

A surge in CPR training has seen the Borders become the Scottish capital for surviving cardiac arrests. In the space of two years the survival rate for out-of-hospital arrests has risen from just four per cent to a current figure…

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Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service: We will not cut firefighter crews

Firefighters will not be axed as part of multi-million pound cuts to Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service while bosses have also vowed compulsory redundancies to other workers will be avoided. The organisation needs to save £2.8m in the next three…

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Hampshire is a beacon of Blue Light collaboration

A pilot scheme between the fire service, ambulance and police has saved lives as well as thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money. The project has seen Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service team up with South Central Ambulance Service to help…

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£4 million Stafford fire station and safety centre plan is scrapped

A planned £4 million public hazard training centre at Stafford fire station aimed at preventing accidents is to be scrapped after the government raised concerns about the flagship project. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service was due to start construction of…

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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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