Annual Statement of Assurance 2019-20 launchtext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/statement%20of%20assurance%20ext%20(1).png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Annual-Statement-of-Assurance-launch.aspxAnnual Statement of Assurance 2019-20 launchThe Annual Statement of Assurance 2019-20 is available to view from today, Friday 25 September.
Mansfield man's death caused by accidental firetext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/Logo%20banner%20website.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Mansfield-man-death-caused-by-accidental-fire.aspxMansfield man's death caused by accidental fireThe cause of a house fire which claimed the life of a 76-year old man in Mansfield last December was accidental, a Coroner has ruled.
Meet our new Occupational Therapisttext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/New%20OT.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Meet-our-new-Occupational-Therapist.aspxMeet our new Occupational TherapistThe service welcomes Rebecca Sandy as the new Occupational Therapist (OT) on a three-year secondment to the Prevention team.
NFRS pass the delivery of the 10,000th parceltext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/Delivery%20banner.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-pass-the-delivery-of-the-10000th-parcel.aspxNFRS pass the delivery of the 10,000th parcelNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) have passed the delivery of the 10,000th parcel after distributing them throughout Nottinghamshire’s most vulnerable communities during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Firefighters save 80-year-old who collapsed following Safe & Well Visittext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/Stock%20Banner/Hubert%20ext.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Firefighters-save-80-year-old-who-collapsed-following-Safe--Well-Visit.aspxFirefighters save 80-year-old who collapsed following Safe & Well VisitOn 9 September crews from Edwinstowe Fire Station carried out a routine Safe and Well Visit on Brake View, Boughton however this was no normal safe and well.
Fire Authority 11 September 2020text/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/Stock%20Banner/STOCK_BANNER_Badge.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Fire-Authority-11-September-2020-.aspxFire Authority 11 September 2020The Fire Authority will meet remotely, 11 September 2020

 

 

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Fire and Ambulance crews mark positive response to partnership during the pandemicFirefighters from Nottinghamshire who volunteered to work alongside Urgent Care crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) during the coronavirus pandemic responded to approximately 400 incidents in just under four months. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Fire-and-Ambulance-crews-mark-positive-response-to-partnership-during-the-pandemic.aspxFire and Ambulance crews mark positive response to partnership during the pandemic<font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Firefighters from Nottinghamshire who volunteered to work alongside Urgent Care crews from East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) during the coronavirus pandemic responded to approximately 400 incidents in just under four months. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Twelve firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), including some from the Service’s Prevention department, training department and on-call section, volunteered to carry out tasks such as driving and assisting in the safe moving and handling of patients.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Between April and the end of July this year, the NFRS volunteers completed 96 shifts of up to 12-hours with EMAS. After reporting for duty at one of several ambulance hubs in Nottinghamshire, they would partner up with an EMAS Urgent Care colleague to respond to incidents across the county. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Typical tasks included driving urgent care vehicles, administering first aid and supporting the EMAS crew in ensuring patients receive the care they need at home or on their way to hospital.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>To mark the success of the partnership, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and EMAS have joined forces to put together a video showcasing some of the benefits and achievements of the recent joint working.  </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Firefighter Craig Langton, who works in NFRS’s Persons at Risk team, said: “It’s been a privilege to work so closely alongside our EMAS colleagues, particularly during the recent challenges of Covid and how that has impacted on everyone. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“We did receive some training so we could get used to EMAS’ equipment and vehicles and their ways of working, but I’ve learnt so much more from working with them. It’s made me challenge and push myself, and I have so much respect for what they do on a daily basis.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“As I work in the Prevention team, a lot of our work such as going out to schools and visiting people in their homes was put on hold because the coronavirus, so for me, volunteering was the right thing to do and I’ve enjoyed every minute.”   </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>The volunteering formed part of an agreement in which staff from the six fire and rescue services across the East Midlands region worked alongside EMAS. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>General Manager for the Nottinghamshire Division of EMAS, Greg Cox said: “Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have supported our response to the pandemic as our services anticipated an increase in demand.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“As a result of this collaboration, our frontline members of staff have been able to continue to respond to patients and ultimately help save lives.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“This scheme has strengthened our already established working relationships with our fire colleagues.”</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>NFRS Group Manager Andy Macey, who has been co-ordinating the volunteering, said: “Firefighters and ambulance crews are used to working closely together at a wide range of incidents, but what we have witnessed in recent months has called for a different approach to supporting our partners. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“The devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic has made it even more important than ever that we stand together and support each other – although we are different services our aim is exactly the same, to serve the public and to keep people as safe as possible.  </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“The partnership with EMAS has enabled us to utilise the training and skills of our firefighters to support our Urgent Care colleagues in a positive and practical way; this has not only assisted them in their response to Covid-19, but has further strengthened our mutual respect and understanding for each other’s work. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“I am pleased we have had this opportunity to work closely together and I very much hope there will be more opportunities to support our partners in times of need in the future.”</p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hOj7ryh6Oys" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font>
Police and Fire move in to Hucknall Ambulance StationThe Service and Nottinghamshire Police have relocated their Hucknall bases into the East Midlands Ambulance Station in Hucknall.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Police-and-Fire-move-in-to-Hucknall-Ambulance-Station.aspxPolice and Fire move in to Hucknall Ambulance Station<p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;"><span></span>The Service and Nottinghamshire Police have relocated their Hucknall bases into the East Midlands Ambulance Station in Hucknall. This is an exciting step forward in collaborative working across all three emergency services in the area.</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;">Following a programme of work, which includes new working areas for Fire and Police and improved shared kitchen,  dining and welfare facilities, the crews from the former Police and Fire stations in Hucknall have now settled in.</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;">Greg Cox, General Manager for Nottinghamshire at East Midlands Ambulance Service said: “The move will enable EMAS, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, and Nottinghamshire Police to work closely together and provide an effective and efficient service to the community of Hucknall and Nottinghamshire.</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;">“All three services frequently work together at the scene of the incidents, so this is clearly a positive move for EMAS and will serve to strengthen our working relationships with our blue light colleagues whilst maintaining our care standards for the community we serve.”</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;">Nottinghamshire Police Chief Constable Craig Guildford said: "This is a great facility which will ensure all three emergency services can reduce their estate costs whilst remaining in the local neighbourhood.</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;">“This helps us all to protect the frontline whilst promoting joint working which will serve the public well. We have based Neighbourhood, Response and CID resources in the new building too."</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;">Chief Fire Officer John Buckley said: “We are delighted to see that our crews have settled into their new base in Hucknall alongside colleagues from Nottinghamshire Police and EMAS.</p><p dir="ltr" style="text-align:left;">“The new improved facilities are key in helping to drive improvements in how we deliver our services, and provide the perfect base for all three organisations to continue supporting their local community."</p>
Joint exercise pushes safety message - Drive to ArriveOur firefighters want to remind you to drive to arrive following a joint exercise with East Midlands Ambulance Service. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Crews-collaborate-with-HART-on-joint-RTC-exercise.aspxJoint exercise pushes safety message - Drive to Arrive<p>  </p><p>Our firefighters want to remind you to drive to arrive following a joint exercise with East Midlands Ambulance Service. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>​Fire crews from Mansfield, Ashfield and Blidworth came together to carry out a joint Road Traffic Collision (RTC) with East Midlands Ambulance Service’s HART team (Hazardous Area Response Team). </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>On Saturday 15 August, fire crews and HART staged a road traffic collision as a joint training exercise, giving them the opportunity to develop their inter-agency partnership during a serious car accident. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>A staged scenario of a pile up on the M1 had Mansfield Fire Station along with Ashfield and Blidworth on-call firefighters working together to rescue and attend to an eight person car accident alongside EMAS HART crews. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Station Manager Andy Turner said: "This exercise has allowed crews to develop their skills alongside our partners. It also shows the reality of an RTC and how we have to act fast to save lives at an incident. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>"We work very closely with HART and training alongside them allows us to build relationships for real life incidents. A big thank you goes out to HART for hosting the training exercise and a thanks to the crews for their dedication and quick response during the session. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>"This training exercise demonstrates the works behind the scenes to save life and property. It is an important reminder that we should all drive to arrive and stay safe when on the roads." </p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/9KzvFZNcVQY" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font>

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