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.
Warm, dry weather combining with easterly winds to create "tinderbox" conditions across County Clare have prompted CCFRS to call for landowners to desist from burning activities.
South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority has announced the appointment of its new Assistant Chief Fire Officer and Director of Technical Services for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.
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.
FIRE editor Andrew Lynch calls for a national strategy on the role the Service can take in community safety and risk reduction
Excellence in Fire & Emergency Award Winners 2014Congratulations to all our nominees, highly commended and, in particular, winners from the inaugural Excellence in Fire & Emergency Awards. We were delighted to welcome so many of you to the Caledonian Club for the awards and for those of you who were unable to be there, you can watch highlights of all the proceedings and presentations here. To book your place for next year's awards on 4th December,contact email@example.com.