27 May 20

News

More than 1,000 deliveries of essential medication have now been delivered by firefighters to some of the most vulnerable people across the county. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) was asked to support the community resilience partnership response to the pandemic by aiding in pharmacy deliveries to those who are ‘shielding’ and need to stay …

Testing a smoke alarm

7 May 20

News

The home fire safety of the most vulnerable people in Northamptonshire is still a top priority for the Fire Service during the current pandemic. Each year, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) carries out thousands of Home Safety Visits to elderly people and others who may need support in keeping their homes safe from fire. …

A view of the screens showing a simulated scenario

7 May 20

News

Remote working has been tested to the extreme by the Fire Service’s Incident Management Team who, during the current pandemic, have been mastering the art of accessing ‘simulated realities’ from home. This technology is regularly used at the Command Development Centre in Daventry to stage realistic scenarios on screen and test the ability of Incident …

Two firefighters pictured supporting the work of East Midlands Ambulance Service

6 May 20

News

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service has been awarded £660,000 funding from the Home Office to support additional costs during the pandemic. The funding will be used to help cover costs for items like personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitising products to allow firefighters to safely carry out their roles and ICT equipment to allow staff …

Firefighters with members of the Prevention team

4 May 20

News

Calling young artists (whether off school or still going to school) who are looking for some extra activities to get involved with! Take a look at our  attached photo which features two of our firefighters (far right and far left) wearing our distinctive gold kit. Do you think you could draw a firefighter and send …

Pharmacy staff in Desborough with two of the on-call firefighters

29 April 20

News

Firefighters and staff from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service are working with pharmacies to deliver essential medication to vulnerable people across the county as they go the extra mile as part of the partnership response to Covid 19. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service will be delivering for community pharmacies and dispensing GP practices, which will …

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