Posts Tagged "North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service"

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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Fire service advice to business owners after numerous false alarms

Over many years the Fire and Rescue Service have been working with partners to reduce the number of Unwanted Fire Signals (UwFS) that are generated from premises protected by automatic fire detection and fire alarm (AFA) systems. A considerable reduction…

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Fire crews rescue 2 cows from 2 trees in 1 day

The North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service had to rescue two cows, on different farms, both with their head stuck in trees on Sunday (12 June). The first call to the fire service was made at 12.12pm regarding a cow…

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