Posts Tagged "Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service"

Notts Fire and Rescue Service ends recruitment freeze as retirements increase

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service lifted a five-year recruitment freeze on full-time firefighters because of an increasing number of retirements. The service has launched its ‘Yes You Can’ campaign as it bids to take on more on-call firefighters, also known…

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Woman saved from burning building by Nottinghamshire firefighters

A Nottinghamshire woman trapped inside a burning building was saved by the actions of 999 controllers and firefighters. At around 9.25pm last Friday (June 23) a call came in to Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service from a woman trapped inside…

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Scheme where firefighters worked with paramedics on medical callouts is extended

A life-saving scheme that saw firefighters work alongside paramedics to attend medical emergencies has been extended to later in the year following some “outstanding outcomes”. Last November, crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were sent out as emergency first…

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Notts Fire Service to honour fallen colleagues

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) will support a new national Memorial Day to honour fallen firefighters. Firefighters Memorial Day takes place today (Thursday, May 4) and will see firefighters from stations across the county parade in front of their…

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Notts Fire & Rescue supports NTU student in new fire helmet design

Staff from the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) Equipment Team have been working closely with a product design student from at Nottingham Trent University in recent months – resulting in the design of a brand new fire helmet. Alex…

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Fire and police called to rescue man stuck on roof in Gregory Boulevard

Gregory Boulevard through Hyson Green was closed at around 12 noon by Nottinghamshire Police to allow a rescue operation to be carried out. A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said they were called out to a man stuck…

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How does Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service plan to save £1.7m over the next three years?

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is currently drawing up plans to try and save £1.7m over the next three years in a bid to combat government cuts. The fire service has been working to build up its bank of reserve…

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These adults with learning difficulties are feeding Notts Fire and Rescue Service staff

Staff at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service HQ were without a canteen for four years but a takeover involving a kitchen crew of adults with learning difficulties means they can now look forward to a healthy, hot meal every lunchtime….

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Brexit could cost the fire service almost £90,000 a year

The impact of Britain leaving the European Union could cost Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service almost £90,000 a year, it has been predicted. After the British public chose to leave the EU last year, the value of the Sterling dropped…

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Inquest rules smoking materials caused Notts house fire which killed 92-year-old woman

A house fire in Gotham which killed a 92-year-old woman was caused by smoking materials, an inquest heard. A court heard on Monday, 9th January that Joan Kemp, who was named by local residents on October 17, died of multiple…

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