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After 63 years of service Somerset Fire Department now without a Chagnon - Fall River Herald News

Google News - 21 August, 2017 - 19:12

Fall River Herald News

After 63 years of service Somerset Fire Department now without a Chagnon
Fall River Herald News
Firefighter Michael Chagnon, seated right, who retired this month after 32 years serving the Somerset department, sits next to his wife, Lisa, and father, Louis "Butch" Chagnon, a retired Somerset firefighter of 31 years. Other firefighters and the ...

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Melksham pub gets behind fantastic music day for charity - Wiltshire Times

Google News - 21 August, 2017 - 17:59

Wiltshire Times

Melksham pub gets behind fantastic music day for charity
Wiltshire Times
THE tables were turned on Melksham fire station's watch manager Steve Pearce when he took an engine and firefighters along to what he thought was just a charity event at the Forester's Arms in the town. Retired senior fire officer Alf Moreton surprised ...

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For Grenfell - Dorset festival's show of solidarity for firefighters who battled inferno - Dorset Echo

Google News - 21 August, 2017 - 17:46

Dorset Echo

For Grenfell - Dorset festival's show of solidarity for firefighters who battled inferno
Dorset Echo
Tam McFarlane, FBU representative for the South West and a Somerset firefighter, added: “The solidarity shown by everyone at the Tolpuddle Martyrs' festival towards our colleagues at Grenfell was absolutely amazing. "Festivalgoers were literally ...

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Cornwall Council supporting Cornwall Pride - Falmouth Packet

Google News - 21 August, 2017 - 17:31

Falmouth Packet

Cornwall Council supporting Cornwall Pride
Falmouth Packet
Cornwall Council is celebrating the county's lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities by supporting this weekend's Cornwall Pride event in Newquay. As well as proudly flying the rainbow flag at New County Hall in Truro leading ... Cornwall fire ...

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Firefighters called out to Carhampton house fire - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 21 August, 2017 - 10:38

Somerset County Gazette

Firefighters called out to Carhampton house fire
Somerset County Gazette
FIREFIGHTERS were called out to tackle a fire at a Carhampton property in the early hours. Crews from Minehead were called out to Hillary Close in Carhampton at 4.13am this morning (Monday, August 21). On arrival they found smoke issuing from an ...

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Firefighters called out to Carhampton house fire - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 21 August, 2017 - 10:38

Firefighters called out to Carhampton house fire
Somerset County Gazette
FIREFIGHTERS were called out to tackle a fire at a Carhampton property in the early hours. Crews from Minehead were called out to Hillary Close in Carhampton at 4.13am this morning (Monday, August 21). On arrival they found smoke issuing from an ...

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Fire crews free man from overturned car - This Is Wiltshire

Google News - 21 August, 2017 - 10:37

This Is Wiltshire

Fire crews free man from overturned car
This Is Wiltshire
And firefighters from Swindon Fire Station were called out on Sunday afternoon to deal with a fire in a property on Medgbury Road. A spokesman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said the crew had attended the scene just before 3pm.

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After 63 years Somerset Fire Department now without a Chagnon - Fall River Herald News

Google News - 20 August, 2017 - 17:07

Fall River Herald News

After 63 years Somerset Fire Department now without a Chagnon
Fall River Herald News
Firefighter Michael Chagnon, seated right, who retired this month after 32 years serving the Somerset department, sits next to his wife, Lisa, and father, Louis "Butch" Chagnon, a retired Somerset firefighter of 31 years. Other firefighters and the ...

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Firefighters and Lido staff 'revive cardiac casualty' - Gloucestershire Live

Google News - 20 August, 2017 - 16:15

Gloucestershire Live

Firefighters and Lido staff 'revive cardiac casualty'
Gloucestershire Live
An ambulance was called, and the ambulance service called Gloucestershire Fire Control, but a lifeguard at the Lido also went across Keynsham Road to the Cheltenham Fires Station because, according to a spokeswoman, they knew the firefighters had ...

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WATCH: Crews face second parking struggle in a month - Pirate FM

Google News - 20 August, 2017 - 14:18

Pirate FM

WATCH: Crews face second parking struggle in a month
Pirate FM
Cornwall's firefighters are launching a new social media campaign, warning people to think before they park. It follows a string of photos tweeted by crews across the Duchy, who have struggled to squeeze down some streets. The latest was from the team ...

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100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control - Wiltshire Times

Google News - 20 August, 2017 - 06:48

Wiltshire Times

100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control
Wiltshire Times
A huge fire at a packaging warehouse has been brought under control, Essex Fire Service said. Around 100 firefighters tackled the blaze as it tore through the building on Festival Way in Basildon. The warehouse was “completely alight”, with flames also ...

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100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 20 August, 2017 - 06:46

Somerset County Gazette

100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control
Somerset County Gazette
A huge fire at a packaging warehouse has been brought under control, Essex Fire Service said. Around 100 firefighters tackled the blaze as it tore through the building on Festival Way in Basildon. The warehouse was “completely alight”, with flames also ...

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100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control - Dorset Echo

Google News - 20 August, 2017 - 06:45

Dorset Echo

100 firefighters bring huge Essex warehouse blaze under control
Dorset Echo
A huge fire at a packaging warehouse has been brought under control, Essex Fire Service said. Around 100 firefighters tackled the blaze as it tore through the building on Festival Way in Basildon. The warehouse was “completely alight”, with flames also ...

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Cat saved from fire after teenagers raise alarm - The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Google News - 19 August, 2017 - 07:17

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Cat saved from fire after teenagers raise alarm
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
A Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service spokesman said firefighters used six breathing apparatus and three hose reels to fight the blaze which started in a garage but spread to the adjoining house. At first it was thought the fire had spread further on the ...

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What was all that smoke in Cheltenham all about? - Gloucestershire Live

Google News - 18 August, 2017 - 21:01

Gloucestershire Live

What was all that smoke in Cheltenham all about?
Gloucestershire Live
Firefighters were called as flumes of smoke were spotted pouring into the air in Cheltenham this evening. The smoke ... in Cheltenham. Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service was called just before 8pm this evening (August 18) and sent a crew to inspect.

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Car catches fire in the middle of Taunton Road, Bridgwater - This is The West Country

Google News - 18 August, 2017 - 20:38

This is The West Country

Car catches fire in the middle of Taunton Road, Bridgwater
This is The West Country
On arrival the crew got to work using hose reel jets, a thermal imaging camera and breathing apparatus as they put out the blaze. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "We can confirm the cause of the fire was accidental. The vehicle ...

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Crews face second parking struggle this month - Pirate FM

Google News - 18 August, 2017 - 17:54

Pirate FM

Crews face second parking struggle this month
Pirate FM
Cornwall's firefighters are launching a new social media campaign, warning people to think before they park. It follows a string of photos tweeted by crews across the Duchy, who have struggled to squeeze down some streets. The latest was from the team ...

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Firefighters rescue pigeon at The Bridge, Taunton, after person calls RSPCA - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 18 August, 2017 - 15:16

Somerset County Gazette

Firefighters rescue pigeon at The Bridge, Taunton, after person calls RSPCA
Somerset County Gazette
DOZENS of people crowded round to watch a dramatic rescue by firefighters in Taunton town centre this afternoon (Friday). One of the crew was lowered over The Bridge on a rope to save a pigeon that had become stuck in netting. Firefighter Daz Ayres ...

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Firefighters rescue pigeon at The Bridge, Taunton, after person calls RSPCA - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 18 August, 2017 - 15:16

Somerset County Gazette

Firefighters rescue pigeon at The Bridge, Taunton, after person calls RSPCA
Somerset County Gazette
DOZENS of people crowded round to watch a dramatic rescue by firefighters in Taunton town centre this afternoon (Friday). One of the crew was lowered over The Bridge on a rope to save a pigeon that had become stuck in netting. Firefighter Daz Ayres ...

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Fire service looks to recruit on-call firefighters - Weston & Somerset Mercury (registration)

Google News - 18 August, 2017 - 14:18

Somerset County Gazette

Fire service looks to recruit on-call firefighters
Weston & Somerset Mercury (registration)
Applicants would be carrying out a range of jobs including attending fires, floods, accidents, chemical spills and community events. The Cheddar station, in The Hayes, is also looking for full-time firefighters. There will be an all-day drop-in ...
Firefighters called to microwave fire in Stonegallows, TauntonSomerset County Gazette

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