Nottinghamshire organisations team up for Drowning Prevention Weektext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/Drowning%20Prevention%20Week.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Nottinghamshire-organisations-team-up-for-Drowning-Prevention-Week.aspxNottinghamshire organisations team up for Drowning Prevention WeekAround the Country there has been a rise in water incidents, with lives being lost.
Exercise Straight Sixtext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/Exercise%20Straight%206.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Exercise-Straight-Six.aspxExercise Straight SixCrews were at Trent Bridge on 17 June for training.
Electrical fault deemed most likely cause following Elkesley firetext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/Elkesley%20(1).png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Elkesley-Fire.aspxElectrical fault deemed most likely cause following Elkesley fireCrews have been in attendance at a fire at a wood processing facility over the weekend.
Improvements to Safe and Well Visitstext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/Safe%20and%20Well.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Improvements-to-Safe-and-Well-Visits.aspxImprovements to Safe and Well VisitsNearly 6,500 virtual visits have been completed during the pandemic.
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NFRS re-signs the Armed Forces Covenanttext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2021/AFC-banner.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Armed-Forces-Covenant-2021.aspxNFRS re-signs the Armed Forces CovenantThe Chief Fire Officer re-signs the Armed Forces Covenant on behalf of Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service.

 

 

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Fire Authority meetings June - JulyUpcoming meetings of the Fire Authority in June - July 2021.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Upcoming-Fire-Authority-meetings.aspxFire Authority meetings June - July<p>Meetings of the Fire and Rescue Authority's sub-committees have been published.<br><br>The <a href="https://committee.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=215&MId=9045&Ver=4">Community Safety Committee (opens in new tab)</a> will meet on Friday 11 June 2021.</p><p><br>Three committee meetings will take place on Friday 2 July 2021:<br>10:00 - <a href="https://committee.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=219&MId=9042&Ver=4">Policy and Strategy Committee (opens in new tab)</a><br>12:00 - <a href="https://committee.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=217&MId=9287&Ver=4">Human Resources Committee (opens in new tab)</a><br>14:00 - <a href="https://committee.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=216&MId=9280&Ver=4">Finance and Resources Committee (opens in new tab)</a><br><br>These meetings will be livestreamed on the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt4VuYp8JJJvXCLRmSRJ1mw/featured">NFRS YouTube channel (opens in new tab).</a><br></p>
Partnership working with FireStoppersNFRS has set up a partnership with FireStoppers as part of our Prevention work.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Partnership-working-with-FireStoppers.aspxPartnership working with FireStoppers<font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has set up a partnership with FireStoppers as part of our Prevention work.</font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The FireStoppers service is provided by Crimestoppers, an independent charity that gives people the power to speak up and stop crime anonymously. </font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The mission is to detect, reduce and deter crime. </font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">This partnership will hopefully raise awareness of the service and what it does, to encourage people to tell you what they know, to reduce the need for and cost of investigations and to deter individuals from setting deliberate fires.</font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Bryn Coleman, Area Manager of Prevention and Protection at NFRS said: “Firefighters around Nottinghamshire spend hours trying to extinguish deliberate fires throughout the year. </font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">“Deliberate fires cause incredible harm to the environment and could even cost a firefighter or a member of the public their life. Dealing with these types of fires ties up a lot of our resources and takes firefighters away from other emergencies. </font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">“We are working with our partners, including FireStoppers, to tackle this issue.</font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 8pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">“If you see someone setting a deliberate fire, or know any information about deliberate Firesettings in your community, please report it anonymously to 0800 555 111.”</font></p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font>
Police appeal after Meadow Lane fireCall 101 if you have any informationhttps://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Meadow-Lane-fire.aspxPolice appeal after Meadow Lane fire<p>A cannabis grow went up in smoke after a large fire broke out at a three-storey property causing significant damage in Meadow Lane on Thursday 27 May.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>While fire crews tackled it, a cannabis grow comprising at least 40 plants was found inside. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>The fire, which is believed to have started in the roof space, also spread to the roofs of neighbouring properties causing damage.  No injuries were reported.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>A structural engineer has been inspecting the damage. </p><p>Sergeant Pete Shaw, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This incident highlights the dangers of illegal cannabis growing due to the fire risk, especially if people are living in adjoining properties. </p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“We are working hard to trace the individuals responsible for the cannabis grow, including a man who was seen running from the address.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“Our enquiries are ongoing and I’d urge anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have information that could help us with our investigation to please come forward.  We’d also like to hear from any drivers who may have captured dashcam footage which may assist us.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“As a force we take the production and supply of illegal drugs extremely seriously and will not tolerate the cultivation of cannabis in our communities.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“The production and selling of cannabis can sometimes be perceived as a victimless crime; however, that couldn’t be further from the truth.  It has a detrimental impact on communities and ruins lives.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>“We will relentlessly pursue the people behind such illegal grows and our message to anyone involved in this harmful activity is clear: we are very likely to find out what you’re doing and, when we do, we will take decisive action.”</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><p>Anyone who may have information that could aid officers in their investigation should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 282 of 27 May 2021.</p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font>

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