Posts Tagged "Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service"

New Chief Fire Officer for Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service

Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service has today confirmed the appointment of Steve Healey as Chief Fire Officer for Cumbria County Council. Steve is currently Deputy Chief Fire Officer, with over 20 years experience working within Cumbria County Council’s Fire &…

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Cumbria’s new firefighter recruits pass out in style

Cumbria County Council Fire and Rescue Service’s first group of new wholetime recruits for nine years has successfully graduated following 14 weeks of intensive training. The group of 11 firefighters have completed their training and will now join the fire…

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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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Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service supports Water Safety Week

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has joined a call by UK fire chiefs to raise awareness of the dangers of everyday activities near water after statistics show that nearly 50% of people who accidentally drown in the UK never intended…

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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service urges the severely deaf to check they have the right smoke alarms fitted

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is reaching out to people who are severely deaf to ensure they have the right smoke alarms fitted in their homes. People who are profoundly deaf are unable to hear ordinary smoke alarms at night:…

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Fire service rescue training on Ullswater

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are urging people to take care when swimming or boating in the county’s lakes and rivers this Easter. They say with tens of thousands of visitors heading to the Lake District over the next few…

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Fire service launches Safe and Well Visits in Cumbria

Cumbria County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service is launching Safe and Well Visits – a new initiative designed to help vulnerable people live independently in Cumbria. The visits will build on the success of the Service’s Home Safety assessment visits…

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Wake up to the deadly risk: smoking is the biggest fire killer

Smokers are being warned that they must wake up to the deadly dangers of smoking – especially when tired – as Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, as part of the national Fire Kills campaign, highlights that a third of all…

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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service urge businesses to ‘keep it simple and safe’ this Christmas

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are reminding local businesses about fire safety in the workplace in the run up to Christmas. Firms often employ temporary staff during the festive period, and they may not have the same level of fire…

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Cumbria fire service urging people to check their smoke alarms

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are urging people to check their smoke alarms after worrying statistics showed that only 28% of households who own one test them on a regular basis. The Fire Kills campaign was launched nationally after 229 fire-related…

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