Posts Tagged "Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service"

Exeter fire: little of historic Royal Clarence Hotel remains

Ruptured gas main turned off and fire service says blaze is not spreading after ravaging buildings for more than 24 hours Little more than the facade of a hotel in Exeter thought to be the oldest in England remains following…

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Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service offering free fire safety checks

IF you’re worried about the safety of your home from fire, then why not get a free fire safety check from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. You can also arrange visits for neighbours or relatives you care for on their behalf with…

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Fire service spend data published on common national procurement needs

Home Office publishes per unit costs of purchases by 45 organisations across England in bid to encourage collaborative buying; direct comparison of information said to be complicated The Home Office has published what it says is the first ever national…

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Fire Service ask people to look out for neighbours after elderly woman died in house fire

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are asking people to check on their vulnerable neighbours, after an elderly woman, who did not have a working smoke alarm, died in her home when a fire broke out. The fire service are…

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Fire fighters save more lives in medical emergencies than fires

Fire fighters in Devon and Somerset now save more lives in medical emergencies than by rescuing people from fires, new figures have revealed. The fire and rescue service has 20 co-responding fire stations in hard-to-reach areas from which fire appliances…

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What will Christmas cost you?

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service have launched their Christmas Fire Safety campaign – What will Christmas cost you? We are focusing our campaign on unattended candles, portable heaters and careless discarding of cigarettes. Christmas Fire safety is important…

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Women in the Fire Service

In early June over 150 eager delegates gathered at the 15th National Training and Development weekend with Women in the Fire Service UK (WFS) at the Fire Service College. The weekend officially began after dinner with a warm welcome by…

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It’s a Fire Family Affair

A father and son have swapped their fire service uniforms for academic caps and gowns after graduating from the same course. Double celebrations took place in the Harvey family as Brian and Patrick received their fire engineering degrees from the…

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