Surrey County Council’s Cabinet today agreed to implement the proposals in Surrey Fire and Rescue Service’s Making Surrey Safer Plan. When introducing the paper Tim Oliver the Leader of Surrey County Council said “The intention of this plan is to modernise the service and make it fit for purpose for the next 20 years, reflecting … Continue reading
Firefighters will respond to a wider range of medical emergencies with South East Coast Ambulance Service from next week as part of an expanded co-responding trial scheme. Following early success of the trial, which began at the end of September last year, trained firefighters will now not only attend cardiac arrest calls but also other … Continue reading
Firefighters will respond to certain medical emergencies as part of a potentially life-saving pilot scheme. Read the press release issued by the South East Coast Ambulance Service here. High-res images can be downloaded from our flickr pages.
Firefighters were today called to deal with a large fire in an industrial building. Around 100 firefighters tackled the blaze at Renshaw Industrial Estate, Mill Lane, Staines after being called to the fire shortly after midnight. At the fire’s height, 20 engines from four fire services fought the flames. Currently there are six fire engines, several … Continue reading
Quote: Kay Hammond Cabinet Associate for Fire and Police Services said “Although this is a dispute between central government and the FBU, our priority is to keep Surrey safe. That’s why nine months ago we contracted SGI to enhance the day-to-day service we offer local people and provide cover when it is needed, such as during … Continue reading
Surrey Fire and Rescue Service are urging residents to regularly test their smoke alarms, as they are four times more likely to die in a fire without a working smoke alarm. There were 527 accidental fires in the home in Surrey last year, resulting in three deaths and 145 injuries. Many of these fires could … Continue reading