20th May 19

News

The benefits of sprinklers as a way to stop fire spreading in homes and businesses are being promoted as part of a special week of action. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is supporting National Sprinkler Week (May 19-24), which aims to educate people about the difference sprinkler systems can make in cases of fire. …

A firefighter with rescued foal

16th May 19

News

Firefighters have released a video which shows their successful rescue of a young foal from a lock in Northamptonshire. The Animal Rescue Unit from Wellingborough and a crew from Rushden attended Mill Lane, Earls Barton, at 10.30am yesterday (Wednesday) after reports that a young horse was trapped in the water. It is unknown how long …

A fire door open at the museum, showing damage on one side and protected walls on the other

16th May 19

News

A photo showing the internal damage to an office at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is today being released to show the role fire doors can play in minimising destruction to a building. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), is sharing an image from inside the office space which was left damaged after a fire …

15th May 19

News

  A training exercise, which sees a re-enactment of a plane crash where firefighters must evacuate a smoke-filled fuselage, was staged at Tresham College this week. Firefighters from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) joined forces with Travel and Tourism students to recreate the scenario yesterday (Tuesday, May 14) using the plane fuselage based at …

14th May 19

News

Firefighters have now left the site of a large fire at a business in Regent Street, Kettering. Crews from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) were called to reports of a significant fire in the three storey building shortly after 12.30pm yesterday, May 13. A section of the street around the affected building has now …

Firefighters at the scene yesterday afternoon.

14th May 19

Blog posts

Fire crews remain on the scene of a large fire at a business in Regent Street, Kettering. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) was called shortly after 12.30pm yesterday, May 13, and firefighters remain at the incident today, Tuesday, May 14, to monitor hotspots within the remains of the building and make the area safe. …

13th May 19

News

Firefighters are continuing to deal with a fire at a business in Regent Street, Kettering. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) was called to the fire shortly after 12.30pm today, Monday, May 13, and there are at least 10 NFRS vehicles currently on scene. The building involved measures around 100m by 150m, and all three …

9th May 19

News

A bright idea formed as part of a countywide schools competition has led to the launch of a new range of road safety bags. Students from Isebrook SEN College in Kettering were runners up in the 2018 Northamptonshire County Schools Challenge (NCSC), in which they won £500 (from the Office of the Police, Fire and …

Two aerial ladder platforms were used to tackle the fire.

8th May 19

News

Fire crews have now left the scene of a major fire at a warehouse at Sywell Aerodrome Business Park. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) was called to the fire shortly before 12.50pm yesterday, Tuesday, May 7, with around 15 NFRS vehicles on site at the height of the blaze. NFRS received more than 100 …

8th May 19

News

Firefighters in Northamptonshire were among those who gathered to mark a special day to remember those in the fire service who have died or been injured while keeping their communities safe. Saturday (May 4) was the third annual national Firefighters Memorial Day, arranged by the Fire Brigades Union in partnership with the Firefighters Memorial Trust, …

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