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Driver cut free from car after crash on Gloucestershire Road - Gloucestershire Live

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Gloucestershire Live

Driver cut free from car after crash on Gloucestershire Road
Gloucestershire Live
A driver had to be cut free from a car after a crash on a busy Gloucestershire route. Firefighters took the roof off a grey Hyundai to reach the driver trapped inside. The motorist was rushed Southmead Hospital with the leg injuries after the collision ...

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Firefighter carried collapsed woman down Grenfell Tower - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 19 September, 2018 - 11:12

Somerset County Gazette

Firefighter carried collapsed woman down Grenfell Tower
Somerset County Gazette
A firefighter single-handedly carried a woman half-way down Grenfell Tower after she collapsed in the smoke-clogged stairwell, an inquiry has heard. Adam Johnson, a firefighter based in Soho, had been sent to carry out a rescue on the 19th floor of the ...

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Somerset Board of Selectmen approves of adding four more firefighters - SouthCoastToday.com

Google News - 19 September, 2018 - 08:44

Somerset Board of Selectmen approves of adding four more firefighters
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SOMERSET — The selectmen last Wednesday approved of accepting a grant that will help pay for four additional firefighter/paramedics for the Somerset Fire Department. The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire ...

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Dozens of firefighters tackle blaze at empty Birmingham cinema - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 19 September, 2018 - 06:54

Somerset County Gazette

Dozens of firefighters tackle blaze at empty Birmingham cinema
Somerset County Gazette
A large fire has torn through an empty Art Deco cinema in Birmingham. West Midlands Fire and Rescue service (WMFRS) said about 50 firefighters had been tackling the “severe” blaze that engulfed the Royalty Cinema in Harborne in the early hours of ...

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Dozens of firefighters tackle blaze at empty Birmingham cinema - Dorset Echo

Google News - 19 September, 2018 - 06:49

Dorset Echo

Dozens of firefighters tackle blaze at empty Birmingham cinema
Dorset Echo
A large fire has torn through an empty Art Deco cinema in Birmingham. West Midlands Fire and Rescue service (WMFRS) said about 50 firefighters had been tackling the “severe” blaze that engulfed the Royalty Cinema in Harborne in the early hours of ...
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Fire service denies that new smaller fire engines with shorter ladders could put lives at risk in Devon - Devon Live

Google News - 18 September, 2018 - 13:35

Devon Live

Fire service denies that new smaller fire engines with shorter ladders could put lives at risk in Devon
Devon Live
Rolling out smaller fire engines in Devon will not put residents at risk, the fire authority has claimed. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is reviewing the number of fire stations and the kinds of vehicles it operates as it tries to save £7 ...

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East Avon firefighters free trapped motorist - The Livingston County News

Google News - 18 September, 2018 - 13:28

East Avon firefighters free trapped motorist
The Livingston County News
A Saturday morning rollover call capped a busy three days for the East Avon Fire Department, members of which responded to eight calls over the 72-hour span. The rollover call came in at 9:06 a.m. Saturday. Firefighters responded to East River Road and ...

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Firefighters tackle heath fire reaching 8-10ft at Holme Lane, Wareham - Dorset Echo

Google News - 18 September, 2018 - 13:25

Dorset Echo

Firefighters tackle heath fire reaching 8-10ft at Holme Lane, Wareham
Dorset Echo
A spokesman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Upon arrival and with the view of 8-10ft flames our officer in charge immediately made up for one further appliance, one off-road appliance and a further Land Rover coming from ...

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Letter to the Editor: Somerset firefighters appreciate funding, vote of confidence - Fall River Herald News

Google News - 18 September, 2018 - 01:28

Letter to the Editor: Somerset firefighters appreciate funding, vote of confidence
Fall River Herald News
Regarding the Somerset Fire Department receiving the SAFER grant: We would like to recognize the Somerset Board of Selectmen. They have always spoken words of praise toward the Somerset firefighters in the job we do. By putting their signature on the ...

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Hero firefighters save family of common dolphins in biggest UK stranding for a decade - Express.co.uk

Google News - 17 September, 2018 - 21:39

Express.co.uk

Hero firefighters save family of common dolphins in biggest UK stranding for a decade
Express.co.uk
The heroic emergency workers managed to get eight of the stricken marine mammals back into the water as they floundered on a Cornish beach. Sadly, three members of the pod – two adult females and calf – did not survive as the strong tides hurled them ...

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Wanted: chief fire officer to lead Gloucestershire's firefighters following Stewart Edgar resignation - Gloucestershire Live

Google News - 17 September, 2018 - 15:12

Gloucestershire Live

Wanted: chief fire officer to lead Gloucestershire's firefighters following Stewart Edgar resignation
Gloucestershire Live
Civic chiefs are looking for a new fire chief to step into the shoes of former boss Stewart Edgar following his shock resignation. The former fire chief stood down after buying himself a Land Rover worth thousands for just £500 through a company he had ...

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Coach parked at station prompts warning from firefighters - Devon Live

Google News - 17 September, 2018 - 02:59

Devon Live

Coach parked at station prompts warning from firefighters
Devon Live
Firefighters in Tiverton have reminded residents and visitors not to block their station. In a Facebook post in which it includes a photograph of a coach at the station on Wellbrook Road near Westexe Park said: “We understand that sometimes trying to ...

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Firefighters tackle blaze in former Milton Road Club - This Is Wiltshire

Google News - 16 September, 2018 - 17:42

This Is Wiltshire

Firefighters tackle blaze in former Milton Road Club
This Is Wiltshire
Firefighters tackle blaze in former Milton Road Club. Firefighters tackle blaze in former Milton Road Club. MORE than 15 firefighters tackled a blaze in the former Milton Club. ... Curtis Street was closed briefly by police to allow the firefighters to ...

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Firefighters tackle blaze within derelict building in Swindon town centre - Wiltshire 999s

Google News - 16 September, 2018 - 17:22

Wiltshire 999s

Firefighters tackle blaze within derelict building in Swindon town centre
Wiltshire 999s
Firefighters have tackled a blaze within a derelict property in Swindon town centre this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the incident on Milton Road at just before 4pm today, where fire crews from Swindon, Stratton and Westlea, discovered ...

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Firefighters train in Somerset - Daily American Online

Google News - 15 September, 2018 - 18:54

Daily American Online

Firefighters train in Somerset
Daily American Online
Firefighters from around Somerset County were in town to train under simulated conditions at the training school behind the Somerset County Technology Center. Produced by Cody McDevitt. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. × ...

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Smaller fire engines will not put residents at risk, says fire service - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 15 September, 2018 - 11:35

Somerset County Gazette

Smaller fire engines will not put residents at risk, says fire service
Somerset County Gazette
Smaller fire engines will not put residents at risk, says fire service. By Daniel Mumby @CountyGazette Local Democracy Reporter. Medium Rescue Pumps (MRPs, right) At The End Of Their Shelf Life Will Be Replaced. CREDIT: Devon And Somerset Fire And ...

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Avon Firefighters' 75th Anniversary Event This Weekend - Patch.com

Google News - 14 September, 2018 - 15:23

Patch.com

Avon Firefighters' 75th Anniversary Event This Weekend
Patch.com
AVON, CT - The 75th anniversary of the Fire Department will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The event will include fireworks, a firefighters' parade, a carnival and food trucks. The carnival will be Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at 99 Thompson Road ...

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Gloucestershire firefighters complete bed push challenge - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Google News - 14 September, 2018 - 10:44

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Gloucestershire firefighters complete bed push challenge
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Gloucestershire firefighters complete bed push challenge. Picture: @glosfire. Jobs · Homes · Motors · Book an Ad · Business directory · Local Info · Dating · Exchange and Mart · Cirencester 15°c. Our Facebook feedsLike Wilts&Glos Standard on ...

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Gloucestershire firefighters complete bed push challenge - Gazette Series

Google News - 14 September, 2018 - 10:43

Gazette Series

Gloucestershire firefighters complete bed push challenge
Gazette Series
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