Posts Tagged "Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service"

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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Woman rescued from ‘serious’ kitchen fire in Bilborough Read

A woman was rescued from a house and taken to hospital after a severe fire broke out in the kitchen. Firefighters were called to a report of a house fire at a property in Melford Road in Bilborough. Two crews,…

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Concerns as Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service looks to save £3.3m

Firefighters fear the number of incidents will rise and jobs will be lost as Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) looks to make savings of £3.3m. As well as tightening its budget by this figure for 2016-2018, NFRS must also…

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Fatal house fire in Gotham being investigated by police

“The thoughts of all at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are with the family and friends of the deceased at this sad time.” Police and fire services are investigating the circumstances of a fatal house fire in Gotham. The fire…

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London Road Fire Station Triumphs at East Midlands fbe Awards 2016

Nottingham’s new London Road Fire Station – built by J Tomlinson – has been crowned a winner at the East Midlands fbe Awards 2016. The £3.7 million building took the honours in the Regeneration category of the awards, which recognise…

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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service launches recruitment drive

Have you ever wanted to pull someone from a burning building or rescue a cat from a tree? Now is your chance as Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched its latest recruitment drive for on-call firefighters. The service is…

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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service out and about to reassure over hay fires

Community safety staff from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have been out to reassure residents of Blidworth following a spate of farm fires in recent weeks. The service’s Rural Intervention Vehicle travelled round the village in the wake of a…

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Huge fire in Nottinghamshire still burning after two weeks

A fire at an industrial site in Nottinghamshire is still burning – two weeks after it started. The blaze has been raging at the industrial site at Oakfield Farm, Forest Lane, Walesby, since September 21. Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service…

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Firestyle Officially Sponsors The British Firefighter Challenge

The British Firefighter Challenge 2016 took place on Saturday 30th July at the Jubilee Campus of Nottingham University. The one day event saw over 70 operational firefighters from all over the world taking part, from countries including; Germany, Austria, Croatia,…

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Fifteen obese people rescued by the fire service in one year

The number of obese people who had to be rescued by the fire service in Nottinghamshire rose slightly last year, new figures have shown. Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out 15 times in 2015 to ‘bariatric rescues’, which…

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