Posts Tagged "Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service"

Fire service called to barn fire that ignited 400 tonnes of straw

Firefighters were called to a barn fire in Anstey on Tuesday, August 29th which saw approximately 400 tonnes of straw catch fire. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue service received an emergency call just after 9.30pm to a barn fire located between…

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Firefighters use new sewers in Hinckley for training

Firefighters from Hinckley scrambled through sewers as part of a training exercise. The emergency responders went down a 1.6m diameter sewer that is under construction, in Leicester Road in Hinckley. Severn Trent is carrying out a £1.5m sewer improvement project…

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Leicester high-rise building confirmed to have failed cladding test

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service has released a statement today (July 20) on the matter. It has been confirmed that a high-rise building in Leicester failed a cladding test that was carried out following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Leicestershire Fire…

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Firefighters called to young deer trapped in railings

Leciestershire Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call today at 9.37am to request help freeing a young deer in the park on Harrogate Drive, Birstall. Firefighters were called to rescue a young deer today (Thursday, May 4) after it…

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Fire service teams up with local film company for promo video

Following the launch of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue’s Inspirational To Aspirational wholetime recruitment campaign, the force has now released a brand new supporting promotional video made by Loughborough’s Affixxius Films. An award-winning Loughborough film company has worked within local communities…

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Fisherman Honoured With Award

Cyril Bates’ quick thinking has been praised by Leicester Fire and Rescue Services after his swift actions saved another man’s life. Cyril, from Tamworth was awarded with the Chief Fire and Rescue Officer Certificate of Commendation. It follows an incident…

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Storm Doris: Fire service called after roof collapses

The Echo received a call from a passerby at around 12.30pm to report that Royland Road turning into Park Road had been closed off, near Trinity Methodist Church. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a premises in Loughborough…

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Could Loughborough fire station be sold for supermarket site?

The idea was raised by Conservative politician Nick Rushton following a review of all the property owned by Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service. Loughborough’s fire station could be sold for redevelopment as a supermarket, fire authority chairman Nick Rushton has…

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Loughborough fire engine to be replaced with response vehicle

Loughborough Station is currently home to two engines but one will be taken away and replaced with a Tactical Response Vehicle for a trial. One of Loughborough’s two remaining fire engines is to be replaced by a smaller response vehicle…

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Fire service reflects on a successful award-winning 2016

The service began the year with Trevor McIIwaine, a now retired group manager, being recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours, being awarded The Queen’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service has started the year…

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