Posts Tagged "Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service"

Family forced from Bishops Cannings home by huge fire

More than 80 per cent of The Old Manor in Bishops Cannings has been destroyed due to a fire ravaging the thatched house over the night. Crews from Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service rushed to Chandlers Lane just…

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Fire and rescue warn people to clean their chimneys

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service are calling on people to get their chimneys swept. Open fires may be a warm and welcome addition to the home but they do carry risks. Last month there were 15 chimney fires…

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CIO interview: Neil Moore, head of ICT, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Hampshire Fire and Rescue’s CIO talks about collaborating, moving to the cloud and getting staff on board with digital transformation. The project is both comprehensive and ambitious, and Moore expects to have multiple infrastructure elements and applications in place by…

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Firefighters called to break down door to rescue woman who became ill at property in Dorchester

Firefighters were called to break down a door after a woman became ill. Paramedics attended an address in Wessex Road, Dorchester, last night after a call from a woman with stomach pains. They called firefighters to gain access to the…

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Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill rules out plan to run fire service

Dorset’s Police and Crime Commissioner has no plans to stake his claim for the management of the fire service. Martyn Underhill said there is “no mileage” for such a debate in Dorset as a police leaders’ summit in London took…

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Pokémon Go players rescued after getting lost in Wiltshire caves

Three fire engine crews and two rope rescue units helped teenagers who entered Box caves to play augmented reality game Mine rescue experts and firefighters had to come to the aid of a group of teenagers after they became hopelessly…

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The Salisbury Trail 5-4-3-2-1

Well done to all who took place in the recent Salisbury 54321 Trail Marathon in Wessex which saw over 1,115 finishers over the combined main Marathon and other supporting events. The Salisbury 54321 Trail, was organised (in its 20th year)…

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