Changes to how we are keeping you safe - Coronavirus responsetext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/ext-coronavirus.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Changes-to-how-we-are-keeping-you-safe---Coronavirus-response.aspxChanges to how we are keeping you safe - Coronavirus responseFollowing Government advice issued yesterday (16 March) we are now focussing our operational response to emergencies only.
Service invests in infrastructure text/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/Service-Invests.aspxService invests in infrastructure Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority has today (Friday 28 February) agreed to invest a further £1.4m as part of an ambitious 'Transformation and Efficiency Strategy', that aims to support Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service's (NFRS) d
New Assistant Chief Fire Officertext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/Candida-Brudenell_Website_Banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/New-Assistant-Chief-Fire-Officer-.aspxNew Assistant Chief Fire OfficerNottinghamshire is to get a new Assistant Chief Fire Officer later this year.
It’s all wrapped up as NFRS fire engines get a make-overtext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/AS200228-Appliance-Wrapping-35_Website_Banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/It’s-all-wrapped-up-as-NFRS-fire-engines-get-a-make-over-.aspxIt’s all wrapped up as NFRS fire engines get a make-overNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Services’ (NFRS) fire engines are being wrapped in the new national on-call branding.
Nottinghamshire’s first joint cadet base set to inspire young adultstext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/Cadet_Banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Nottinghamshire’s-first-joint-cadet-base-set-to-inspire-young-adults-.aspxNottinghamshire’s first joint cadet base set to inspire young adultsThe joint Cadet scheme continues to inspire young people across Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are the latest to use the National Procurement Framework Fire Kittext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2020/EXTPPE%20BANNER.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Nottinghamshire-Fire-and-Rescue-Service-are-the-latest-to-use-the-National-Procurement-Framework-Fire-Kit.aspxNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are the latest to use the National Procurement Framework Fire KitNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is launching the new and improved protective kit which will be worn by all NFRS Firefighters.

 

 

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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service attend water rescue assisted by new droneNFRS attend water rescue assisted by new dronehttps://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Nottinghamshire-Fire-and-Rescue-Service-attend-water-rescue-assisted-by-new-drone.aspxNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service attend water rescue assisted by new drone<p>Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue service (NFRS) attended a report of a car that had been completely submerged in the River Trent, Gunthorpe at around 9:30am today (22 January 2020).<br> <br>Firefighters from Newark and Bingham attended with ambulance crews and police officers to assist with the water rescue, where the driver had self-rescued on arrival and was taken to hospital. <br> <br>The drone team was deployed alongside the fire service boat team and swift water rescue technicians.<br> <br>The drone provided the Incident Commander with a clearer picture at the scene and allowed the Service to work with partners, to make more detailed decisions to resolve the incident. <br> <br>Station Manager Christian Brown said: “Thanks to the thermal imaging capabilities of the drone this resulted in an in-depth search to be carried out. <br> <br>“This is the first time the Service have used the drone since we launched at the start of January and it is already proving to help keep both communities and firefighters safer."<br> <br>The joint drone is the latest in a range of collaboration projects between us and our emergency service partners; other successful joint initiatives include a shared welfare vehicle for firefighters and police officers to use at incidents, joint school's education and road safety initiatives. <br> </p>
Dementia Friends launch the first 2020 awareness session at Retford Fire StationLast week saw the first Dementia Awareness sessions of 2020 hosted at Retford Fire Station. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Dementia-Friends-launch-the-first-2020-awareness-session-at-Retford-Fire-Station-.aspxDementia Friends launch the first 2020 awareness session at Retford Fire Station<p>Last week saw the first Dementia Awareness sessions of 2020 hosted at Retford Fire Station. <br> <br>On 9 January fire crews from Retford, Misterton and Worksop attended a Dementia Awareness session and picked up essential skills during the course including; practical actions they can take to help someone living with Dementia in the local area, how Dementia affects people and how to help create a Dementia friendly community. <br> <br>The session was run by Dementia Champion, Emily Cookson and involved an interactive session that encouraged firefighters to think about how Dementia can affect an individual in everyday life. </p><p>Firefighters who attended the session also committed to take part in a Dementia Friendly action. The commitment can include; wearing a Dementia friends badge when out in public and to change the way they talk about and approach Dementia. </p><p>Station manager, Simon Lilley said: “These sessions are great opportunity for fire crews to learn more about how we can help someone with Dementia and how we can put that into practice into the community.<br> <br>“Due to the popularity of the sessions we are continuing to roll them out across fire stations in Bassetlaw this Spring.”<br> <br>Dementia Friends Champion Emily Cookson said: “These sessions help to change the stigma around Dementia and with awareness we are able to support members in our communities who are living or have been affected by Dementia.</p><p>“It was a wonderful opportunity to hold the session at Retford station and the enthusiasm from the fire crews was great to see and I look forward to working with other fire crews in the future.”</p><p> </p>
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service welcome the New Year with a new joint droneDronehttps://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Nottinghamshire-Fire-and-Rescue-Service-welcome-the-New-Year-with-a-new-joint-drone-.aspxNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service welcome the New Year with a new joint drone<p>​Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and Nottinghamshire Police have joined forces to launch a new operational drone resource today (6 January).</p><p>The drones will be available for both Nottinghamshire Police and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) to use for a range of operational incidents and scenarios, delivering an improved service across the communities they serve. </p><p>A dedicated police drone vehicle, along with trained police pilots will be available to NFRS 24/7 and will provide coverage for both fire and police colleagues to call upon if required when a spontaneous incident has been assessed and authorised by the Incident Commander. </p><p>A diary function will also be available for when the service has pre-planned operations in place. The drone team will assist as an additional function alongside the emergency services that have already been deployed and will allow the opportunity to resolve incidents quicker. </p><p>Fire officers have been trained on how the drones work, what the processes are and have been working together with the police pilots to create effective and smooth communications between the two services. </p><p>Station Manager Christian Brown said: "This is a great opportunity for us to work alongside Nottinghamshire Police and make the most of the drone capabilities. </p><p>"The drones allow us to make more detailed decisions and investigate incidents further. It will provide us with a clearer picture of the incident and help us to keep both communities and firefighters safer."</p><p>Paddy Tipping, Nottinghamshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, said: "This is good news for our communities and will help these two emergency services to be in the right place at the right time.  The 'eye in the sky' will help to find missing people, deter and track down offenders, as well as providing greater coverage in more remote areas. </p><p>"People have told me that they were keen to see drones helping the police with their work so I was pleased that my budget for 2019/20 included this investment in technology."</p><p>The joint drone is the latest in a range of collaboration projects between NFRS and Notts Police; other successful joint initiatives include a shared welfare vehicle for firefighters and police officers to use at incidents, joint school's education and road safety initiatives, and co-location of fire and police staff at Highfields Fire Station in Beeston.</p><p> </p>

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