Road traffic collision exercise being carried out at Brixworth

17 February 20


Paramedic students from University of Northampton were invited to Brixworth Fire Station to take part in a training scenario involving a staged road traffic collision (RTC). The training opportunity was provided by Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) to enable both firefighters and trainee paramedics to practise their skills in dealing with the aftermath of …

Ronnie Sherratt in his running gear

5 February 20


A firefighter has pledged to raise £2,500 for a cancer charity and is being supported in his efforts by crewmates at Wellingborough Fire Station. Firefighter Ronnie Sherratt, of White Watch Wellingborough, will be running this year’s marathon for Macmillan Cancer Support. And crews at Wellingborough have stepped in to help him reach his fundraising total …

Firefighters tackle plane fire in training scenario

5 February 20


A plane fuselage at a college campus in Kettering became the setting of a training exercise in which firefighters dealt with the aftermath of an emergency landing. This week Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) took part in an annual exercise at Tresham College in Kettering, to work with students in developing skills with which …

Sky lantern

3 February 20


Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is urging people not to use sky lanterns to mark celebrations. Not only are the lanterns often used in Chinese New Year celebrations, but they have become a common sight at many other events ranging from weddings to funerals. However, NFRS advises against their use as in the last …

30 January 20


Think you have what it takes to be an on-call firefighter? Wellingborough Fire Station is now offering the opportunity to have a go at some of the firefighting skills involved. The station, in Irthlingborough Road, will be welcoming visitors on two Saturdays next month (February 22 and 29, 10am-3pm) where people can find out more …

Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold

28 January 20


Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is asking for a 1.99 per cent increase in the fire and rescue service precept – £1.21 a year for a band D household. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) transferred to the governance of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner in January 2019 as the fire …

15 January 20


Firefighter Ronnie Sherratt of Wellingborough Fire Station is going to be running the London Marathon again this year in support of Macmillan Cancer Support. Ronnie wishes to raise money for them so that they can continue to provide support for other families that may be affected. So to support Ronnie’s efforts we will be holding …

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