Launch of our CRMP consultationtext/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/Launch-of-our-CRMP-consultation.aspxLaunch of our CRMP consultationWe are proud to launch the consultation of our new Community Risk Management Plan.
On-Call recruitment now livetext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/On-Call%20recruitment.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/OnCall-recruitment.aspxOn-Call recruitment now liveWe are now recruiting for On-Call Firefighters.
2/19 cohort are now competent firefighterstext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/Fire%20tunic.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/219-cohort.aspx2/19 cohort are now competent firefightersSix wholetime firefighters have finished their apprenticeship.
Completing London Marathon in aid of The Fire Fighters Charitytext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/Matt%20Hunt.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Completing-London-Marathon-in-aid-of-The-Fire-Fighters-Charity.aspxCompleting London Marathon in aid of The Fire Fighters CharityMisterton Firefighter Matt Hunt took part in the London Marathon to raise much needed funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.
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Fire Service warns of dangers involving the use of tealights following inquesttext/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-Service-warns-of-dangers-involving-the-use-of-tealights.aspxFire Service warns of dangers involving the use of tealights following inquestAn inquest found a man's cause of death to be accidental.

 

 

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NFRS urges residents to be careful with open firesExtra care needed to prevent firehttps://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Open-fires-warning.aspxNFRS urges residents to be careful with open fires<p>As the weather turns colder, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents with open fires, wood burners or other solid fuel appliances to make sure they are using them safely. </p><p>The Fire Service is offering the following advice . . . .<br></p><ul><li><p>Make sure appliances are installed and serviced by qualified engineers.</p></li><li><p>Don't use petrol, paraffin or similar liquids to start the fire.</p></li><li><p>Don't overload it.</p></li><li><p>Don't burn paper, rubbish or unseasoned wet wood.</p></li><li><p>Use a fireguard.<br></p></li><li><p>Store fuel away from the fire.</p></li><li><p>Put the fire out before going to bed or leaving the house.<br></p></li><li><p>Make sure that ashes are completely cold before putting them in the bin.</p></li><li><p>Get the chimney swept regularly.  More detailed information is available on the <a href="/YourSafety/Pages/Chimney-Safety.aspx">chimney safety page of our website</a>.<br></p></li></ul><p>Fire Investigation Officer Bobbie-Jay Slack said: "Open fires and wood burners are an obvious fire risk in the home, so people need to take extra care if they have one.  They also need to make sure the chimney is swept regularly and be careful how they dispose of ashes afterwards.  People should have a working smoke alarm on each level of their property and plan an escape route, in the event of a fire, making sure everyone in the family understands it.<br></p><p>"In 2020, we were called to 43 incidents involving open fires, wood burners or similar appliances.  This number has been going down in recent years and we would like that trend to continue."  <br></p>
New group to advise on BAME engagementThey will help develop our engagement with our diverse communities.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/BAME-engagement-group.aspxNew group to advise on BAME engagement​Community Engagement Manager, Guninder Nagi, has brought people together to help support our engagement with Black and Minority Ethnic communities.<br><br>The BAME Community Advisory Group (BCAG) is a focus group designed to act as a sounding board and advisory group to support the development of policies, procedures and communications with our Black and Minority Ethnic communities across Nottinghamshire. <br><br>The group will support us with:<br><ul><li>developing stronger relations between BAME communities and the Service;<br></li><li>identifying opportunities for better community engagement;<br></li><li>sharing our information within communities;<br></li><li>advising us on areas for development.<br></li></ul>Group members are Gurmit Kaur, Guninder Nagi, Gursharan Nijjran, Ben Rosser and Mohammad Yaseen, with plans to expand the group further.<br>
Garrett Morgan's story: Black History MonthFirefighter Hall shares the story of the Black inventor of the breathing apparatus (BA) set.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Garrett-Morgan.aspxGarrett Morgan's story: Black History Month<p>​Friday 1 October 2021 marks the start of Black History Month.<br></p><p style="text-align:left;">We begin with Firefighter Joseph Hall of West Bridgford Fire Station sharing the story of Garrett Morgan – the Black inventor of the breathing apparatus (BA) set, which is used to save and protect lives every day.<br></p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify" unselectable="on"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/B91g30fwzGw" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" style="text-align:left;"></iframe> </div><p style="text-align:center;"><br></p>

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