Posts Tagged "North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service"

Police & Crime Panel Reject Commissioner’s Fire Plans

Watchdog body the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel is concerned about its capacity to hold North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner to account if proposed changes to how the county’s Fire and Rescue Service are governed go ahead. In…

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Selby firm fined over fire safety standards in loft rooms

The fire safety inspector found that there were two rooms provided for people to live in, above a takeaway shop. The main problems were that there was no working fire alarm and fire detection. The way up to the rooms…

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County Council ‘No’ To Fire Commissioner

North Yorkshire County Council’s Executive has rejected calls for the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner to take over responsibility for the fire service, calling instead for a ‘stepped approach’ to changes to the way in which North Yorkshire Fire and…

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Crime Commissioner Could Oversee NY Fire Service

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched a consultation proposing changes to the way the county’s fire service is overseen. Government and local stakeholders all agree that the way the police and fire services are currently governed…

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Police and Crime Commissioner launches consultation on improving police and fire collaboration in North Yorkshire

Julia Mulligan, North Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched a consultation proposing changes to the way the county’s fire service is overseen. Government and local stakeholders all agree that the way the police and fire services are currently governed…

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Firefighters to run 296 miles for charity

On Tuesday 30th May, firefighter Terrance Gregg who is based at York fire station and Watch Manager Justin Rowe who is based at Malton fire station will set off from York fire station and run 296 miles, to North Devon,…

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Scottish fire chiefs to consider using budget vans without full rescue equipment

Cut-price fire trucks carrying only a fraction of the equipment of a traditional appliance could be introduced across Scotland. A senior officer has been tasked with examining the feasibility of introducing “tactical response vehicles” to the Scottish fire service. The…

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Cylinders Explode In Suspected Arson In Whitby

Firefighters were called to a footpath in Whitby on Monday evening to two fires involving cylinders. The blazes broke out at the path off Mayfield Road at around 7.30pm. One of the fires contained eight small cylinders, which had all…

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North Yorkshire Fire Service ‘In Crisis’

Calls diverted to Cornwall, 18 fire engines unavailable everyday, just one fire engine was available in Scarborough earlier this week as Fire Brigade’s Union calls it a crisis. The North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is in ‘crisis.’ That’s according…

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Whitby Restaurant Owners Fined for Serious Fire Safety Breaches

Owners of a Whitby restaurant have been prosecuted for serious fire safety breaches. On the 8th August 2015 North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service carried out a fire safety inspection of The Kam Thai (Whitby) Ltd Restaurant, 63-65 Church Street,…

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