Fire crews deal with ongoing incident in Newarktext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/web-banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Fire-crews-deal-with-ongoing-.aspxFire crews deal with ongoing incident in Newark​Fire crews from across Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire are currently dealing with a large industrial fire on Great North Road in Newark, involving 1,000 tonnes of metal.
NFRS issues response following two fatal firestext/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-response-following-two-fatal-fires.aspxNFRS issues response following two fatal fires​NFRS have issued the following statement after two separate fires which resulted in fatalities over the weekend.
Take smoking outside as part of national campaigntext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/YourSafety/PublishingImages/smoking.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Take-smoking-outside-as-part-of-national-campaign.aspxTake smoking outside as part of national campaignA cigarette before bed. Smoking after having a few drinks. Lighting up in your living room.
NFRS joins forces with police to invest in top-flight dronetext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/AS20190329-Drone-WEBBANNER.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-joins-forces-with-police-to-invest-in-top-flight-drone.aspxNFRS joins forces with police to invest in top-flight droneNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and Nottinghamshire Police have invested in drone technology to tackle crime and gather aerial information at significant fire incidents.
NFRS launches Strategic Plan for the next three yearstext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/IRMP-COVER-WEB-BANNER.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-launches-Strategic-Plan-for-the-next-three-years.aspxNFRS launches Strategic Plan for the next three yearsIt is our pleasure to present to you our Service’s strategic plan for the next three years, which sets out how we are going to ensure that we create safer communities across Nottinghamshire.
Next generation of firefighters pass out from trainingtext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/Stock%20Banner/Pass-Out-WEB-BANNER.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Next-generation-of-firefighters-pass-out-from-training.aspxNext generation of firefighters pass out from trainingThey have come from all walks of life. Some have served the public in different organisations, in the Armed Forces, as Teachers or within the police force. They now all have one thing in common. They are all firefighters.

 

 

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Give your car a spring clean at charity car washesFire stations across Nottinghamshire will be hosting car washes this month to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Give-your-car-a-spring-clean-at-charity-car-washes.aspxGive your car a spring clean at charity car washes<p>​Every year hundreds of fire stations across the UK compete against each other to wash as many cars as possible and raise as much money as possible for The Fire Fighters Charity.</p><p>A number of stations across Nottinghamshire are taking part this year. You can see the full list of dates below!</p><p><strong>Mansfield: 16 March</strong></p><p><strong>Misterton: 16 March</strong></p><p><strong>Edwinstowe: 16 March</strong></p><p><strong>Blidworth: 24 March</strong></p><p><strong>Bingham: 30 March</strong></p><p><strong>Worksop: 30 March</strong></p><p><strong>Carlton: 30 March</strong></p><p><strong>Harworth: 13 April</strong></p><p><strong>West Bridgford: 1 June</strong></p><p>Last year a total of £112.722 was raised from fire station car washes across the UK. NFRS's team at the Service Development Centre were second nationally, raising £2,400 for the charity.</p><p>Warsop Fire Station were also recognised for the largest percentage increase in cars washed, compared with the previous year (649%).</p><p>You can find out more about The Fire Fighters Charity in the video below or at <a href="https://www.firefighterscharity.org.uk/" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>https://www.firefighterscharity.org.uk/</strong></a> .</p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/199328319?color=ed3232&title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" frameborder="0"></iframe> <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/199328319">National Car Wash</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/user865428">The Fire Fighters Charity</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com/">Vimeo</a>.</p></div>
Chief Fire Officer John Buckley pays tribute to Firefighter Karen LandChief Fire Officer John Buckley has issued a statement on behalf of NFRS regarding the sad passing of Karen Land.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-release-statement-following-the-passing-of-Firefighter-Karen-Land.aspxChief Fire Officer John Buckley pays tribute to Firefighter Karen Land<p>​Chief Fire Officer John Buckley has paid tribute to Firefighter Karen Land, who sadly passed away on Tuesday evening (19 February).</p><p>Shortly after joining Retford Fire Station as an on-call firefighter in 2017, Karen was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was given the news that she had only three months to live. </p><p>Following her diagnosis, Karen worked selflessly to raise funds for charity and to help increase awareness of breast cancer. </p><p>Karen is a mother to five children and a partner to Kevin Brett, who is a firefighter at Newark Fire Station.</p><p>John Buckley, Chief Fire Officer at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “I am deeply saddened to hear that Firefighter Karen Land passed away on Tuesday evening , following a period of illness. </p><p>“Karen was extremely grateful for all the support she received from across the Service throughout her illness. I would like to thank the many members of staff who organised and took part in fundraising events. </p><p>“I know that Karen was very proud to have completed her training for her dream job as an on-call firefighter and we are proud to call her one of our own. </p><p>“My thoughts are very much with Karen’s family, friends and colleagues at what is an incredibly sad time for NFRS.”</p><p>We would like to ask all well-wishers and the media to respect the privacy of Karen's family at this time.</p>
All sirens go for new joint Police and Fire HQAn ambitious project creating a new combined police and fire headquarters in Nottinghamshire is moving full steam ahead, it can be revealed. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/All-sirens-go-for-new-joint-Police-and-Fire-HQ.aspxAll sirens go for new joint Police and Fire HQ<p>​An ambitious project creating a new combined police and fire headquarters in Nottinghamshire is moving full steam ahead, it can be revealed. </p><p>Members of Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority today agreed to sign up to a new legal partnership for the new joint headquarters at Sherwood Lodge in Arnold, set to bring operational efficiencies, interoperability and financial savings to both organisations. </p><p>The agreement to form a new Limited Liability Partnership means detailed design work will now get underway on the new facilities, which subject to planning approval, are expected to be completed in mid to late 2021. </p><p>A number of sites were considered and Sherwood Lodge was chosen due to the effective road network allowing access across Nottinghamshire, providing an unrivalled operational location for both of the emergency services.</p><p>The project will see the modification and refurbishment of existing buildings alongside some new-build construction where required. It will also see the current fire HQ at Bestwood Lodge decommissioned and sold. </p><p>Among the new facilities will be a police control room, a joint multi-agency incident command room, a new training facility relocating the Police training centre from the current Watnall and Hucknall sites, joint office accommodation, shared meeting and conference facilities, welfare resources, a canteen and a gym. </p><p>A tendering process to appoint a contractor is due to be launched this October, ensuring construction and refurbishment work can begin as early as March next year. Staff will transfer to the new facility once all building/refurbishment work is complete. </p><p>Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping said: “Today is a huge leap forward and brings us even closer to realising our ambitions for a new state-of-the-art base for these two forward-thinking organisations. </p><p>“Now that an agreement to develop a legal framework is in place, the real work can begin to design these exciting new facilities and cementing the strong partnership that already exists to improve our blue light services and increase our impact on public safety in the future.” </p><p>The Chair of the Fire Authority, Councillor Brian Grocock, said: “We have an absolute commitment to drive the collaboration agenda forward between the two Services, to improve efficiency and effectiveness. These new headquarters will act as a catalyst for a more effective exchange of information, which will ultimately benefit both the communities that our organisations serve, as well as our employees.”  </p><p>Chief Constable Craig Guildford said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for us to work together and further share our estate, to allow us to provide an even better service to the public. Being in the same place will ensure we have full interoperability on site for an immediate response.</p><p>“There will be huge benefits to the public from a joint HQ when tackling community safety and prevention issues, and the improved facilities for our officers and staff, as well as those at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue, will reinforce my ambition that we are an employer of choice and a commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of those who work at Nottinghamshire Police.”</p><p>The estate of the three main emergency services - Police, Fire & Rescue and Ambulance - has been reviewed across the county to identify sites suitable for joint projects and those which are under-utilised, out-dated or no longer needed.</p><p>The move is part of a drive by emergency services organisations nationally to work more closely together and create efficiencies to put back into frontline response and improving the service to the public. </p>

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College Street, The Park, Nottingham<p>​Crews from London Road, Highfields and Stockhill were called to the scene of a small flat fire on College Street, Nottingham.</p><p>One hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan were used to fight the fire and clear the smoke.</p><p>One man was taken to hospital with minor burns.</p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 9.23pm.</p>College Street, The Park, NottinghamFire07/04/2019 20:00:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=523College Street, The Park, Nottingham
Stanley Lane, Stanley, Teversal<p>​Crews from Ashfield and a Derbyshire Fire and Rescue crew from Chesterfield attended the scene of a two car collision. </p><p>Four people were released before crews arrived. Two people were rescued by firefighters and taken to hospital by paramedics.</p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 6.34pm.</p>Stanley Lane, Stanley, TeversalRoad Traffic Collision30/03/2019 17:05:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=522Stanley Lane, Stanley, Teversal
Old Coach Road, Clumber Park<p>​Crews from Worksop and Newark were called to the scene of road traffic collision where a car had collided with a tree on Old Coach Road, Clumber Park.</p><p>One person managed to get out of the vehicle before crews arrived. One male casualty was rescued by firefighters and treated by paramedics at the scene.</p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 10.07pm.</p>Old Coach Road, Clumber ParkRoad Traffic Collision29/03/2019 21:05:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=521Old Coach Road, Clumber Park

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