Service raises funds for air ambulance in memory of Seth Bartletext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/AS20180717-Air-Ambulance-Cheque-Presentation-MYNET.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Service-raises-funds-for-air-ambulance-in-memory-of-Seth-Bartle.aspxService raises funds for air ambulance in memory of Seth Bartle​Firefighters from Retford Fire Station today presented Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance with a cheque for £450 in memory of Seth Bartle.
Service presence in Colwick Country Park after tragic incidenttext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Water-Safety-Colwick-Park-WEB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Service-presence-in-Colwick-Country-Park-after-tragic-incident.aspxService presence in Colwick Country Park after tragic incidentSome of our crews will be in Colwick Country Park this weekend offering reassurance and advice on a range of issues – ranging from water safety to fire prevention during the current heatwave.
Teamwork key to battling challenging moorland firestext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Moorfire-team-photoWEB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Teamwork-key-to-battling-moorland-fires.aspxTeamwork key to battling challenging moorland fires​Hard terrain, roasting temperatures and sleep deprivation are just some of the challenges firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have faced as they continue to battle the moorland fires that have raged since last week.
NFRS firefighters join national effort to tackle moorland firestext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Beaters-on-the-Moor-Web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-firefighters-join-national-effort-to-tackle-moorland-fires.aspxNFRS firefighters join national effort to tackle moorland firesFirefighters from across Nottinghamshire have been assisting colleagues from Lancashire and Manchester FRS this weekend in dealing with two of the largest moorland fires in recent years.
Safety advice issued after recent grass and rubbish firestext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/FLAMEbanner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Safety-advice-issued-about-grass-fires.aspxSafety advice issued after recent grass and rubbish firesIt’s getting to that time of year again where we are starting to see grass and rubbish fires increasing across the county.
Service launch water safety education package alongside mother of Owen Jenkinstext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/AS20180622-OWEN-39web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Service-launch-.aspxService launch water safety education package alongside mother of Owen Jenkins“Had he called 999, he could have been here today giving us this advice,” were the words of a mother speaking at the launch of a joint education package to raise awareness of water safety, following the death of her son last summer.

 

 

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Agenda released for next Local Firefighter Pension Board​The agenda for the next meeting of the Local Firefighter Pension Board has been released.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Agenda-released-for-next.aspxAgenda released for next Local Firefighter Pension Board<p>​The agenda for the next meeting of the Local Firefighter Pension Board has been released.</p><p>The meeting will be held at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters in the Rowan Room at 11.30 on 23 July.</p><p>To view the agenda <a href="/about-us/Documents/Pension%20Board%20Papers%20July%202018.pdf" style="text-decoration:underline;">click here</a>.  </p>
Firefighters join army for Exercise Platoon​Crews from Highfields Fire Station, West Bridgford Fire Station, Stapleford Fire Station, Eastwood Fire Station and East Leake Fire Station joined members of the army in a training exercise at Chetwynd Barracks on Friday (22 June). https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Firefighters-join-army-for-Exercise-Platoon.aspxFirefighters join army for Exercise Platoon<p>​Crews from Highfields Fire Station, West Bridgford Fire Station, Stapleford Fire Station, Eastwood Fire Station and East Leake Fire Station joined members of the army at a training exercise at Chetwynd Barracks on Friday (22 June). </p><p>Firefighters were faced with a road traffic collision involving a car and an army truck as well as multiple casualties. </p><p>As if this wasn’t enough for them to deal with, a spillage of antifreeze also had to be removed by the army.</p><p>Watch Manager, Leigh Curtis, who organised the exercise said: "This was a fantastic opportunity to work with our colleagues in the armed forces to deliver a training exercise that generated many learning points for all involved.</p><p>"I would like to thank all the staff at Chetwynd Barracks for hosting us and allowing us to use their vehicle and personnel."</p>
NFRS staff to tackle Ben Nevis walk in aid of Grenadier Guards veterans​A number of NFRS staff will put their best foot forward for a charity walk in aid of wounded soldiers and bereaved family members from the Grenadier Guards. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-staff-to-tackle-Ben-Nevis-walk-in-aid-of-Grenadier-Guards-veterans.aspxNFRS staff to tackle Ben Nevis walk in aid of Grenadier Guards veterans<p>​A number of NFRS staff will put their best foot forward for a charity walk in aid of wounded soldiers and bereaved family members from the Grenadier Guards. </p><p>​Pete Hales, Gavin Clark and Marie Naylor from the Prince's Trust team, alongside Firefighter Spencer Morris will scale the heights of Ben Nevis on Friday 22 June.</p><p>Leaving at from Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell the group will join wounded soldiers, and bereaved family members from the Grenadier Guards in tackling the 4,000 ft peak.</p><p>All funds raised will go to The Colonel's fund, set up by the HRH Prince Phillip the Duke of Edinburgh, to support our wounded and bereaved Grenadiers and their families effected through combat.</p><p>The challenge will be particularly poignant for Pete Hales and Spencer Morris, as they both used to serve in the Grenadier Guards with Pete leaving in 2010 to join NFRS.</p><p>To donate click on the following link - <a href="https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/matthew-ellmer1"><strong>https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/matthew-ellmer1 </strong></a>.<br></p>

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The Beeches, Skegby, Sutton in Ashfield <p>Crews from Edwinstowe and Ashfield joined two crews from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service in tackling a fire in three bungalows at The Beeches.</p><p>Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and two main jets to extinguish the fire.</p><p>Two of the buildings were severely damaged by the fire.</p><p>The incident had been dealt with by 6.56pm. </p>The Beeches, Skegby, Sutton in Ashfield Fire17/07/2018 14:15:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=400The Beeches, Skegby, Sutton in Ashfield
Wigwam Lane, Hucknall<p>​Crews from Stockhill, Hucknall and Arnold attended the scene of a fire in a skip lorry.</p><p>Two hose reel jets were used extinguish the blaze. </p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 1.41pm.</p>Wigwam Lane, HucknallFire17/07/2018 12:00:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=398Wigwam Lane, Hucknall
Hunt Close, Kirkby in Ashfield<p>​Crews from Mansfield, Ashfield and Stockhill attended the scene of an amonnia leak at a building on Hunt Close.</p><p>4 breathing apparatus, two gas tight suits, a 9 metre ladder, gas monitoring equipment and decontamination equipment were used to isolate the leak. </p><p>Firefigthers had left the scene by 3.48pm. </p>Hunt Close, Kirkby in AshfieldLeakage17/07/2018 11:00:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=399Hunt Close, Kirkby in Ashfield

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