Posts Tagged "Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service"

Fundraiser Andrew Impey presents special award to fire service

A prestigious accolade has been presented to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service – from their number one fan. Fundraiser Andrew Impey nominated the service for an award saying it was the best public sector organisation in the area. He then…

Read More

Third blaze prompts Fire Service warning

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has appealed for people to stay safe following a spate of heathland fires. A blaze last Wednesday afternoon at heathland in Broxhead Farm Road, Lindford, saw three hectares of gorse destroyed, with five fire engines…

Read More

Schoolboy uses firefighter tips to avert house blaze

A Hampshire schoolboy who dreams of being a firefighter has been praised for preventing a blaze despite being just seven years old. Ian Savage was vacuuming to earn his pocket money when smoke started to billow out the machine. However,…

Read More

HFRS pioneer new technology to shape future leaders

A ground-breaking tool has been devised to help shape the fire chiefs of the future. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) are the first in the UK to adopt the method which is championed by the private sector. The Leadership…

Read More

Heathland fire safety appeal issued by HFRS

Firefighters are issuing an appeal for people to stay safe while enjoying the sunshine and Easter weekend. As thousands of people prepare to go camping, have barbecues and enjoy the county’s beauty spots, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding…

Read More

Hampshire’s first female assistant fire chief aims to be role model

Hampshire’s first female fire chief says she feels privileged to be blazing a trail for women in the service and will strive to be a role model for the firefighters of tomorrow. Former head of Knowledge Management for Hampshire Fire…

Read More

Extreme conditions braved by Hampshire firefighter in elite training exercise

Temperatures of minus 18C, gruelling snow marches and the threat of bears, wolves and coyotes were just a few of the challenges for an intrepid Hampshire firefighter. Barry Atkins from Eastleigh Fire Station was deployed to a forest in Red…

Read More

Sprinklers safety appeal after M&S blaze

“Having a sprinkler system installed is like having a firefighter based in your business around the clock”. These are the words of Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Group Manager Tony Deacon who is urging shops and offices to protect their…

Read More

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…

Read More

Firefighter gets top award from animal rescue royalty

A firefighter who changed the face of equine rescue has been awarded a prestigious gong from the Princess Royal for his pioneering work. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Animal Rescue Manager Jim Green, 43, helped develop ground-breaking techniques that saved…

Read More