21 September 20

News

Every year, #FireDoorSafety Week raises awareness and helps save lives.  We need to root out fire doors that are ill-fitted, damaged or poorly maintained and ensure that all buildings are equipped with fire doors that are fit for purpose. A fire door is an engineered safety device that is a vital part of the passive …

Car Wash

18 September 20

Events

Desborough Fire Station are participating in the National Car Wash with the Fire Fighters Charity. On Sunday 04 October from 10am to 1pm. Please visit us to get your car cleaned by our fantastic retained crew! Proceeds will be donated to the Fire Fighters Charity who provide much needed support to employees and family of …

Pictured: Firefighters Dean Keeber, Aaron Childs and Paul Webb standing in front of a fire engine with trophies

17 September 20

News

Congratulations go to an intrepid team of firefighters from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service who excelled in a virtual firefighters’ challenge, against competitors from across Europe. Firefighter Aaron Childs, who is based at Mereway Fire Station in Northampton, landed first place in the Cheshire Firefighter Challenge (and first in his age group), beating 89 other …

Fire in Rushden

9 September 20

News

Firefighters attended an early morning fire at a town centre business after passers-by were alerted by a triggered smoke alarm and dialled 999. Crews attended a commercial premises in Wellingborough Road, Rushden, at 6am yesterday (September 8) after receiving reports of smoke coming from the building. At its peak, three fire engines were at the …

Cartoon image of a chimney

1 September 20

News

Firefighters were last winter called to more than 30 reports of chimney fires in Northamptonshire, prompting reminders for people to please have their chimneys swept. With autumn and winter just around the corner, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) would like to encourage people to take an early opportunity to organise their chimney maintenance. NFRS …

Barnwell Country Park

24 August 20

News

With local country parks reporting increased numbers of ‘staycation’ visitors, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind people to please think ‘water safety’. Park spaces with waterways, such as Sywell Country Park, have been experiencing surges in visitor numbers, but also issues with people not abiding by park bylaws. Visitors have been using …

Two firefighters pictured supporting the work of East Midlands Ambulance Service

29 July 20

News

Firefighters in Northamptonshire will this week bring their programme of ambulance service support efforts to a close, having completed almost 1500 hours of work during the pandemic. Since the end of April, on-call firefighters from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) have completed 146 shifts to support East Midlands Ambulance Service, amounting to just under …

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