World mental health day 2019text/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2019/wmhd_2019_banner_3.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/World-mental-health-day-2019-.aspxWorld mental health day 2019​The Service is supporting World Mental Health Day today (10 October).
Youth projects set to share £76,000 to boost volunteering opportunities in Nottinghamshiretext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2019/IWILLBanner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Youth-projects-set-to-share-76000-to-boost-volunteering-opportunities-in-Nottinghamshire.aspxYouth projects set to share £76,000 to boost volunteering opportunities in Nottinghamshire​Innovative youth projects aimed at increasing the participation of young people in volunteering are to share more than £70,000 thanks to a national funding campaign.
Be alert to alarms for a safer hometext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/YourSafety/PublishingImages/Safety-in-your-home-banner-pic.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Be-alert-to-alarms-for-a-safer-home.aspxBe alert to alarms for a safer home​Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Councils (NFCC) Home Safety Week which runs from 30th September to 6th October.
Service issues road safety advice after two fatal road traffic collisions in one weektext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/YourSafety/PublishingImages/Road_Safety_Banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Service-issues-road-safety-advice-after-two-fatal-road-traffic-collisions-in-one-week.aspxService issues road safety advice after two fatal road traffic collisions in one weekMisterton and the Gainsborough crew from Lincolnshire FRS attended a road traffic collision on Wednesday which has tragically resulted in a fatality.
NFRS joins other services in supporting Business Safety Week 2019text/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/Stock%20Banner/STOCK_BANNER_Risk_Assessment.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-joins-other-services-in-supporting-Business-Safety-Week-2019.aspxNFRS joins other services in supporting Business Safety Week 2019Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is offering businesses fire safety advice as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC's) Business Safety.
NFRS issues warning regarding old gas cookers 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/NFRS-issues-warning-regarding-gas-cookers.aspxNFRS issues warning regarding old gas cookers following inquestNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging the public to check their cooker following the death of a man in Bingham who accidently ignited gas which had escaped from open hobs on his cooker.

 

 

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We need YOUR help to prevent grass fires!Dear parents and guardians, we need your help...https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/We-need-YOUR-help-to-prevent-grass-fires!.aspxWe need YOUR help to prevent grass fires!<p>​Dear parents and guardians, </p><p>We need your help...</p><p>In just over six weeks' time, your children will return to school for the new school year. </p><p>While it may seem far away now, just take a minute to think about the stories your children will be telling about their summer holidays. </p><p>Will it be one of adventures in the sunshine or fun times with family and friends? What we don't want, is for them to be talking about tragedy. </p><p>We would like you to help us make sure that children know how to stay safe during the summer holidays. </p><p>In 2018, firefighters across the county dealt with 1,024 grass and vegetation fires, and over 70 per cent of these took place from June to August. </p><p>In fact, we dealt with more grass and vegetation fires in the three months of summer than we did across the whole of 2017.  </p><p>It might surprise you to learn that our crews spent an average of 40 minutes dealing with each fire – that's equivalent to one fire crew dealing with nothing but grass fires solidly for a whole month. </p><p>Not only do fires of this kind impact on communities, but they can also damage areas of recreation, property, people's livelihood and even endanger lives.</p><p>That's why we want you to spread the word that #FiresAreNotFun to young people, and remind them that this year's summer holiday should be one to remember for the right reasons. </p><p>We would like you to spread the word with the following advice: </p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Keeping lighters and matches out of reach – we know that these fires are often fuelled by opportunity from these items being left lying around. </li><li>Giving in to peer pressure to set a fire is not cool – Just because others might encourage, remember the consequences. </li><li>We know it might be difficult over the summer, but make sure your children are occupied – often, boredom can be a large factor in fire setting. </li></ul><p>If you're struggling for things to do over the summer holidays, check out both <a href="https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/education/school-holidays-and-closures/school-holidays">Nottinghamshire County Council </a>and <a href="http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/">Nottingham City Council's</a> websites for events and activities for young people.  </p>
Blue light collaboration in Nottinghamshire takes another step forwardPlans for a joint police and fire HQ have taken a step forward with a planning application now submitted. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Blue-light-collaboration-in-Nottinghamshire-takes-another-step-forward.aspxBlue light collaboration in Nottinghamshire takes another step forward<p>Plans for a joint headquarters between Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have taken another significant step forward with the submission of a planning application for the development, based at Sherwood Lodge. The project aims to support the drive for increased efficiency, effectiveness and public safety between the two services.</p><p>It has been nearly a year since the decision was taken by both organisations to look at collaboratively working from the same site.   In that time, a full proposal has been developed for Sherwood Lodge, current home of Nottinghamshire Police HQ, offering facilities that meets future needs as well as strengthening the partnership between police and fire.  </p><p>The plans include the construction of a multi-functional building to house a new Police Control room, training centre, gym, multi-purpose hall and canteen, as well as the refurbishment of existing office buildings.  The application also sees the creation of additional parking to accommodate both organisations. </p><p>In addition to improving both services’ emergency response, the new facilities will improve the way staff are trained and provide enabling services to support the front line. Shared office accommodation, with meeting and conference facilities, will allow both groups of headquarters staff to work more efficiently and collaboratively together.  The proposed changes ensure that the principle of the Nottingham – Derby green belt has been retained</p><p>Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping said: "This is another step forward for the project and brings us even closer to realising our ambitions for a new state-of-the-art base for these two forward-thinking organisations. <br>"I'm very excited about the new facilities and to cement the strong partnership that already exists to improve our blue light services and increase our impact on public safety in the future." </p><p>Project Lead, Superintendent Paul Winter said: "The proposed Joint Headquarters will provide new flexible facilities that will serve the emergency services for many years to come.</p><p>"The Police have been at Sherwood Lodge since the 1970’s, it is an excellent geographic location to respond to incidents across the county, ensuring that we can get specialist resources such as firearms officers and dogs where they are needed to protect the public.”</p><p>“Developing a shared facility with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue will enable effective joint response to major incidents and it will also enhance our ability to work together.”</p><p>Nottinghamshire’s Fire and Rescue Service Assistant Chief Officer, Ian Pritchard, who is leading the whole programme, said: “This collaborative project offers a number of benefits that will not only improve the efficiency and effectiveness of both organisations, but will also bring us closer together to support the people of Nottinghamshire and continue to provide safer communities across the county. </p><p>“This investment will provide much needed facilities for Nottinghamshire’s Police and Fire services well into the future, and at the same time save money that can be re-invested in the front line services.”        </p><p>The decision on the planning application is expected by October 2019.  If successful the build should be completed towards the end of 2021.<br></p>
It's quick, it's easy, it's time to register your appliancesRegistering your appliances takes roughly the same amount of time as having a scroll through social media, making a cup of tea and funnily enough, putting a load of washing in your machine – so what are you waiting for?https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/It's-quick,-it's-easy.aspxIt's quick, it's easy, it's time to register your appliances<p>​Registering your appliances takes roughly the same amount of time as having a scroll through social media, making a cup of tea and funnily enough, putting a load of washing in your machine – so what are you waiting for?<br></p><p>NFRS is continuing to support the register my appliance campaign to encourage you to take just a few minutes to register your household appliances. <br></p><p>With less than a third of large white goods being registered when purchased and 67% of people being found to not register old or second hand appliances, it is more important than ever to let manufacturers know that you own your appliances. <br></p><p>Information including your name, address, a contact email and telephone number, as well as the model and serial number of your appliances, is all that you will need to get started. </p><p>Serial numbers will normally be located in one of the following positions: <br>• <strong>Washing machines and tumble dryers</strong> – <em>inside the door at the entrance to the drum</em>. <br>• <strong>Dishwashers</strong> – <em>on the inside of the door. </em><br>• <strong>Fridges and freezers</strong> – <em>inside the main fridge compartment</em><br>• <strong>Smaller electrical items </strong>– <em>on the underside or back of the device</em>. <br></p><p>Head of Prevention at NFRS, Area Manager Damien West, said: “We know that appliances are something that tend to be kept for many years, and what we would like to do is to get people thinking about how manufacturers could get in touch with them currently to report any safety recalls. <br></p><p>“If you’re appliances are already registered, we encourage you to spread the word to friends and family, and show them how simple the process is. <br></p><p>“We cannot stress the importance of making sure manufacturers can trace you should a safety repair be needed on your appliance, so please take just a few minutes to register yours <a href="https://www.registermyappliance.org.uk/">here</a>. <br></p><p>“It is also important to make sure that you have working smoke alarms on every level of your home, and that you test them regularly.”<br>You can find out more about safety in your home <a href="/YourSafety/">here</a>.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p>

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Bateman Gardens, Bobber's Mill, Nottingham<p>​Crews from London Road were called at 8.41pm to a three storey house fire on Bateman Gardens, Bobber’s Mill.<br> <br>The fire was located in the kitchen on the ground floor and is believed to have been caused by a faulty cooking appliance. <br> <br>Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the fire. Two people were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. <br> <br>The incident had been dealt with by 9.30pm.</p>Bateman Gardens, Bobber's Mill, NottinghamFire08/09/2019 19:40:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=557Bateman Gardens, Bobber's Mill, Nottingham
Radford Boulevard, Radford, Nottingham<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5">​Two fire engines from Stockhill were called at 7pm to reports of a gas leak on Radford Boulevard.</span></p><p style="margin:0in;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5"> Seven people were evacuated from two properties as a precaution whilst firefighters checked the gas levels.</span></p><p style="margin:0in;"> </p><p style="margin:0in;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5">Two people were taken to hospital.</span></p><p style="margin:0in;"> </p><p style="margin:0in;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5">Cadent were called to cap the gas in both properties. </span></p><p style="margin:0in;"> </p><p style="margin:0in;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2 ms-rteFontFace-5">Firefighters had left the scene by 8.48pm.</span></p>Radford Boulevard, Radford, NottinghamLeakage08/09/2019 18:00:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=556Radford Boulevard, Radford, Nottingham
Bramcote Leisure Centre, Derby Road, Bramcote<p>​We were called at 9:55pm and four appliances were mobilised to the leisure centre (Highfields, Stapleford, Stockhill and Hazardous materials unit from Stockhill). Also in attendance were East Midlands Ambulance Service hazardous response team, Nottinghamshire Police and Emergency Planning.<br> <br>Twenty six people were evacuated from the centre and temporarily housed in the nearby Foxwood School whilst the incident was dealt with.<br> <br>Following mixing of chemicals used in the everyday running of the leisure centre, advice was taken from specialists at the National Chemical Emergency Centre.<br> <br>In dealing with the incident four breathing apparatus wearers in gas tight suites who used absorbent matts and ventilated the leisure centre before handing it back over to the centre managers.<br> <br>Two people were checked over by EMAS on scene and one person taken to hospital by EMAS as a precautionary check-up.<br> <br>The incident was dealt with by 00:18.</p>Bramcote Leisure Centre, Derby Road, BramcoteLeakage02/09/2019 20:55:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=555Bramcote Leisure Centre, Derby Road, Bramcote

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