Keep your business safe this Christmas!text/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/Stock%20Banner/christmas-trees-1823943EDIT.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Keep-your-business-safe-this-Christmas!.aspxKeep your business safe this Christmas!We've put together a handy guide on how you can keep your business safe over the Christmas period.
Automatic fire alarm procedure updatedtext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/BusinessSafety/PublishingImages/AFA_Banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Automatic-fire-alarm-procedure-updated.aspxAutomatic fire alarm procedure updatedFrom today (3 December), we will be updating our Automatic Fire Alarm (AFA) procedure to align working practices with other Services in the region, ensuring firefighters are free to attend genuine emergencies.
Prince's Trust sow seeds of learning at Foxwood Academytext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/AS20181127-Princes-Trust-17-WEB-APPROVED.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Prince's-Trust-sow-seeds-of-learning-at-Foxwood-Academy.aspxPrince's Trust sow seeds of learning at Foxwood AcademyA Prince’s Trust team from Stockhill have completed work on a community project at Foxwood Academy in Bramcote, revitalising a section of the school grounds.
Nottingham man sentenced for six months for multiple fire safety offencestext/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/Nottingham-man-sentenced-for-six-months-fire-safety-offences.aspxNottingham man sentenced for six months for multiple fire safety offences​A Nottingham man has been sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to pay nearly £20,000 in prosecution costs after pleading guilty to five fire safety offences.
Notts firefighter joins colleagues from across the country in recording Christmas charity singletext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/Fire-Tones-recording-WEBBANNER.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Notts-firefighter-joins-colleagues-in-recording-Christmas-charity-single.aspxNotts firefighter joins colleagues from across the country in recording Christmas charity singleA firefighter from London Road Fire Station has joined colleagues from across the country in recording a charity Christmas single.
Carlton firefighters help pupils mark Remembrance Daytext/html; charset=utf-8 NFRS News Article<img alt="" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/2018/AS20160902-Carlton-8-WEB-.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Carlton-firefighters-help-pupils-mark-Remembrance-Day-.aspxCarlton firefighters help pupils mark Remembrance DayHelping schoolchildren mark Remembrance Day was the aim of firefighters from Carlton Fire Station when they visited Willow Farm Primary School last week.

 

 

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NFRS cooks up guide to help protect takeaways from fireNottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have worked closely together with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service to produce a guide aimed at food takeaway businesses to help protect them from the risk of a fire.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-cooks-up-guide-to-help-protect-takeaways-from-fire.aspxNFRS cooks up guide to help protect takeaways from fire<p>​Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have worked closely together with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service to produce a guide aimed at food takeaway businesses to help protect them from the risk of a fire.</p><p>Takeaway premises can be a high fire risk, especially if the owner has not taken sufficient fire safety precautions. This guide will enable these businesses to carry out a fire risk assessment, reduce the impact of a fire and help them keep their customers and staff safe. It will also allow them to take steps to protect those working or living in neighbouring properties.</p><p>Group Manager, Andrew Kelly, said: “We recognise that it can be daunting for small businesses when it comes to ensuring they abide by all fire safety regulation, that is why we have produced this guide which will make it easier to understand what is needed to be compliant. </p><p>“Several business owners have already commented on its ease of use.” </p><p><img alt="_DSC6456.JPG" src="/nfrs-news/PublishingImages/Pages/NFRS-cooks-up-guide-to-help-protect-takeaways-from-fire/_DSC6456.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:989px;" /></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>From left ,Group Managers Steve Wells and Andrew Kelly showing off the guide.</em></p><p>Group Manager Steve Wells said: “The impact of a fire on any business can be both devastating and detrimental to its future, therefore a guide such as this, that supports businesses in understanding fire safety legislation and assists them in keeping their staff, customers and business safe is priceless.  </p><p>“By producing this guide in collaboration with our Business Safety colleagues in Nottinghamshire, we have been able to create guidance for small businesses across two counties, something other fire and rescue services may also be interested in adapting for their business community too.”</p><p><a href="/BusinessSafety/Documents/Takeaway%20Premises%20Guidance%20V.3.%20Aug%202018%20Nottts%20version%203%20(004).pdf"><strong>Click here</strong></a> to download the free guide. If you would like to book a free fire risk assessment workshop or if you would like further advice contact <a href="mailto:Fireprotection@notts-fire.gov.uk"><strong>Fireprotection@notts-fire.gov.uk</strong></a> .<br></p>
Safe resolution to Cattle Market fireThe fire at the Cattle Market in Nottingham has now been dealt with, after crews worked through the night to bring the incident to a safe resolution. https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/Safe-resolution-to-Cattle-Market-fire.aspxSafe resolution to Cattle Market fire<p>The fire at the Cattle Market in Nottingham has now been dealt with, after crews worked through the night to bring the incident to a safe resolution. <br></p><p>15 fire engines and three aerial ladder platforms from across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire were called to the fire, which started shortly before 5:30pm yesterday evening (4 November).</p><p>Four buildings have been completed destroyed in the fire, and at its height, around 85 firefighters were on scene.</p><p>A joint fire investigation between the Service and Nottinghamshire Police is currently underway, and only one fire engine now remains on scene. <br></p><p>The fire caused disruption to roads around the area, however Meadow Lane is now open, while Incinerator Road and Clarke Road remain closed while the investigation into the cause of the fire takes place. <br></p><p>Station Manager Simon Glew was the Incident Commander at the scene today, and said: “This was a significant fire, and our crews worked through the night to bring the incident under control, and our praise goes to them for their hard work in keeping the public safe. <br></p><p>“The fire involved a number of buildings and an investigation is now taking place to determine the cause of the fire. <br></p><p>“We were assisted by our colleagues in Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, and throughout yesterday evening and today, we continued to work with our partner agencies including Nottinghamshire Police, Nottingham City Council and East Midlands Ambulance Service. <br></p><p>“The incident has had a safe resolution, and we would like to thank the public and commuters in the area for their patience whilst we have dealt with this.”</p><p></p>
NFRS joins with partners to deliver life-saving training to Nottinghamshire childrenStaff from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have joined with partner agencies and organisations across Nottinghamshire to deliver cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training to 10,000 children across Nottinghamshire.https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/nfrs-news/Pages/NFRS-joins-with-partners-to-deliver-life-saving-training-to-Nottinghamshire-children.aspxNFRS joins with partners to deliver life-saving training to Nottinghamshire children<p>​Staff from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service have joined with partner agencies and organisations across Nottinghamshire to deliver cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training to 10,000 children across Nottinghamshire.</p><p>The initiative is part of Restart a Heart day - a worldwide initiative developed by the European Resuscitation Council aimed at teaching CPR skills to as many people as possible.</p><p>The training sessions will see volunteers visit schools across the county and lead a training session featuring an interactive DVD and practical demonstration on inflatable mannequins. </p><p>The Service also marked the event by hosting a number of free CPR sessions at Stapleford Fire Station on Monday 15 October.</p><p>Andy Macey, Group Manager at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “World Restart a Heart day is a fantastic opportunity for NFRS to support partner organisations in the delivery of life-saving training to children across Nottinghamshire.</p><p>“I’d like to thank the volunteers and Crews who have given their time to support this worthwhile event.”<br></p>

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Corkhill Lane, Kirklington<p>​Crews from Edwinstowe and Southwell attended the scene of a road traffic collision involving two cars. Three casualties managed to get out of the vehicles before crews arrived.</p><p>One 14-year-old boy was rescued by firefighters and taken to hospital by air ambulance. </p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 10am.</p>Corkhill Lane, KirklingtonRoad Traffic Collision01/12/2018 09:00:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=470Corkhill Lane, Kirklington
Ruddington Court, Bellamy Road Estate, Mansfield<p>​Crews from Arnold, Hucknall, Edwinstowe and Warsop attended the scene of a fire at a property at Ruddington Court on the Bellamy Road Estate, Mansfield. </p><p>Three jets were used to extinguish the fire. A nine metre ladder and working at height equipment were also used.</p><p>Five other properties were also affected by smoke.</p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 3.07pm.</p><p>An investigation into the cause of the fire has been launched. </p>Ruddington Court, Bellamy Road Estate, MansfieldFire30/11/2018 09:10:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=469Ruddington Court, Bellamy Road Estate, Mansfield
Parkland Close, Mansfield<p>​Crews from Mansfield, Ashfield and Blidworth attended the scene of a fire on Parkland Close, Mansfield.</p><p>Eight firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used three hose reels to extinguish the fire which began in a garage. It then spread to the adjacent house and to two cars. </p><p>One cat was rescued by firefighters. No one was injured.</p><p>Firefighters had left the scene by 11.28am.</p>Parkland Close, MansfieldFire30/11/2018 08:15:00https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/Lists/Incidents/DispForm.aspx?ID=468Parkland Close, Mansfield

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