Posts Tagged "East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service"

Awards celebrate East Sussex Fire and Rescue successes

East Sussex Fire and Rescue in the Service has held its annual awards, celebrating community safety, long service and life-saving actions. SECamb technicians and Sussex Police officers are among those who were recognised this year, alongside Firefighters, Watch Managers and…

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Brighton fire crews tackle smoker’s accidental fire

Firefighters from Preston Circus and Roedean in Brighton joined colleagues from Newhaven to tackle a smoker’s accidental fire in Peacehaven. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said that when the fire was reported, at 5.20pm Thursday 22 June, there were…

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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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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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Scrap metal fire hits Light Bros’ Lewes site

A fire involving an estimated 200 tonnes of scrap metal at a site operated by waste management company, Light Brothers Ltd, in Lewes, East Sussex, is being tackled by fire crews. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has described the…

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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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Fire service issues warning to businesses after arson

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is issuing safety advice to businesses following a serious fire outside a kitchen firm in Sidley earlier this month. The blaze broke out in a doorway of R&R Kitchens in Ninfield Road, Sidley, just…

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Airbnb balcony collapse in Brighton prompts fire service to warn landlords about duty to keep guests safe

The Airbnb balcony collapse in Brighton has prompted fire safety bosses to issue a warning to landlords about their responsibility to keep their guests safe. The fire service said: “East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service would like to encourage everyone…

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Hampshire fire officer picked for top London role

A fire chief who is taking on one of the top jobs in the country describes himself as “an accidental firefighter”. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Assistant Chief Officer Steve Apter has been handpicked to be London Fire Brigade’s Interim Deputy Commissioner. As Director…

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Sprinklers go live in high-rise council block in Brighton

A new sprinkler system went live in a high-rise block of council flats in Brighton today (Wednesday 16 November). The sprinklers for Somerset Point cost £145,000. The 13-storey sheltered housing block in Somerset Street, Kemp Town, contains 72 flats.  …

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