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ROUND-UP: Fire stations stage charity car washes; Performing arts library consultation open until next month

Fire stations to stage charity car washes Two Surrey fire stations will be staging car washes this weekend for charity. Firefighters from the Farnham and Epsom stations in Guildford Road and Church Street respectively will be raising money for the Fire Fighters Charity on Saturday between 10am and 4pm. On Sunday, firefighters from Woking will … Continue reading

Fire at Weybridge Community Hospital

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at Weybridge Community Hospital at 23:59 on Tuesday night and has been on scene dealing with the blaze overnight. Eight fire engines were sent to fight the fire along with two aerial ladder platforms and three water carriers – a number of crews remain at … Continue reading

Key facts ahead of national fire strikes

Ahead of the latest national fire strikes, please find more details below: When are the fire strikes? From 9am on Thursday 12 June 2014 to 9am on Friday, 13 June 2014, and from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, 21 June 2014. Why are the strikes happening? The strikes are taking place because of a national … Continue reading

National fire role for county councillor

A Surrey councillor will act as a direct link between Government and fire and rescue services nationally, following a key appointment. Kay Hammond, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Safety, has been appointed Chairman of the Local Government Association’s (LGA) fire services management committee. The role puts her at the heart of national decision … Continue reading

Fire control sharing agreement reached

An agreement has been reached for the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to use Surrey’s emergency control room in a deal worth £1.4 million over five years. Following the demise of the last Government’s regional fire control centre programme, some fire services find themselves with outdated control rooms that need to be replaced … Continue reading

House fire increase sparks Christmas warning

Detail Faulty fairy lights and burnt turkey dinners have sparked a Christmas safety warning after it was revealed house fires in Surrey doubled last December. There were 56 fires in homes throughout the county last December, which is double the monthly average of just 28. A total of 18 of these were linked to cooking. … Continue reading

New Guildford fire station

A new fire station for Guildford came a step closer after Surrey County Council’s Cabinet agreed that a planning application should be submitted. The plan is to build a state-of-the-art new building on land at Ladymead in Guildford that will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The new building will include better … Continue reading


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