Avon Fire & Rescue Service has welcomed the announcement that landlords will be required by law to install smoke alarms in their properties by the end of the year.
Emergency services have been urged to start planning for Road Safety Week 2015 (23-29 November), with the theme of this year's events now announced as ‘drive less live more’.
Work to build a brand new fire station between the cities of Bristol and Bath at Hicks Gate is underway.
Dorset and Wiltshire & Swindon Fire Authorities have begun the one year countdown to their combination after successfully securing the support of the public, constituent authorities and the Secretary of State.
The European Fire Fighters Unions Alliance (EFFUA) have unveiled new findings which show that constant exposure to deadly toxic smoke in the line of duty is resulting in unacceptably high rates of cancer among firefighters.
We are pleased to announce the launch of FIRE International. As both suppliers and Service leaders alike look for wider international collaboration, FIRE International will give a UK slant on overseas trade, offering expert advice and guidance on doing business abroad and Europe in particular. FIRE International will be launched at INTERSCHUTZ 2015 (from 8 - 13 June) - Europe's largest emergency services conference with 1,330 exhibitors from over 40 countries. Click here to find out more information on the next evolution of FIRE.
London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority is seeking a new Commissioner to succeed the current postholder who will be retiring by the end of 2015. The Commissioner has overall responsibility for the running and leadership of the service from budgeting and planning resources through to participation in emergency planning and response, counter-terrorism and community safety. Closing date 15 May - find out how to apply here.
With statistics revealing that two and a half times the number of people die in water than dwelling fires, FIRE spoke to Royal Berks’ Water Rescue lead Jess James about the importance of April’s Water Safety Week as RBFRS launched the week with an exercise on the River Thames.
Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week 2015 With statistics revealing that two and a half times the number of people die in water than dwelling fires, FIRE spoke to Royal Berks’ Water Rescue lead Jess James about the importance of April’s Water Safety Week as the RBFRS launched the week with an exercise on the River Thames. There will be more details on CFOA's Water Safety Week in FIRE Magazine