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12 new firefighters dressed in their black uniform stood outside Service HQ with CFO Simon Tuhill

6 February 24


Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue has welcomed twelve new wholetime firefighters to the Service. The new firefighters have completed an induction to the service where they were given the opportunity to learn about the organisation by spending time with departments form around the service, including Prevention, Protection and Business Services. They also helped to form the …

The four new recruits stood arm in arm on the drill yard at the Fire Service College

30 January 24


A group of wholetime firefighters who joined Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service last autumn have officially graduated from the Fire Service College after an intense training period.   The four new apprentices had been welcomed to the Service in October before heading to College at Moreton-in-Marsh. Jon-Lee Fielding, William Hand, Max Titmuss and Matthew Weston concluded …

Hilmi Say Funeral Procession

24 January 24


Hundreds of people turned out to pay tribute to Corby firefighter Hilmi Say at his funeral today (January 24). Hilmi was diagnosed with cancer in January 2022 and had bravely been fighting it since. He sadly passed away aged 40 on the morning of December 23, surrounded by his family. In the period since, the …

Pictured outside the Wat Pa Buddharam are members of the Rushden fire crew, flanked by Temple leaders

10 January 24


Fire crews at Rushden have been continuing to carry out engagement work in their local community. Earlier today (January 10), firefighters from the station visited the Wat Pa Buddharam Buddhist temple in Irchester to carry out a Fire Safety Visit. Crews from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service will regularly carry out Fire Safety Visits not …

8 January 24


Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service will be paying tribute to the life of Corby firefighter Hilmi Say at his funeral on January 24. The Service was devastated at the loss of Hilmi, who has been a much-loved member of the brigade since he joined in 2010, where he had served at Corby Fire Station ever …

2 people in bright all weather protective uniform conducting a search in flood water

5 January 24


Friday 5 January (1300hrs) Latest update: Northamptonshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF) partners have today (5 January) stood down response to floods as the risk of further flooding in the county recedes. Overnight weather conditions had less impact on Northamptonshire waterways than was predicted, and water levels are thought to have largely peaked across the county. …

Aerial photo of Billing Aquadrome from 4th January 2024 with Northamptonshire Local Resilience Forum Logo in the top right corner

4 January 24


NEWS RELEASE ON BEHALF OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE LOCAL RESILIENCE FORUM The multi-agency response to flooding on Billing Aquadrome concluded last night and all emergency services were stood down at around 9.20pm (3 January). The potential for flooding continues to be a concern in Northamptonshire and whilst the rain may have eased today, water levels may not …

A drone shot of the flooding over Billing

3 January 24

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The Northamptonshire Local Resilience Forum agencies have continued to work together today (Wednesday 3 January) in response to the flooding at Billing Aquadrome. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Corby, Wellingborough and Mereway have been at the scene all day to rescue the remaining residents from the site. Crews have used specialist water rescue …

6 December 23


A Northampton restaurant which compromised fire safety by repeatedly allowing workers to sleep on the premises has been fined for breaching a prohibition notice by the Fire Service. Back in February, the Protection team at Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service received intelligence that the restaurant, Tummy Yummy Ltd, in Duston, was using the venue for …

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