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Two young people in fire kit squirting a hose

11 April 24


Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service have delivered a course designed to teach vital life skills to young people in Rushden.  Nine young people aged between 11-14 from RUSH 2The DEN Youth Club took part in a range of practical and classroom-based sessions designed to improve their relationship with uniformed emergency services.  Across three all-day sessions …

27 March 24


Fire, Police and Ambulance services in Northamptonshire and neighbouring counties joined forces last week to test their joint response to a terrorist and chemical attack during a multi-agency training exercise at Silverstone circuit. Exercise Callicarpa, one of the largest training exercises of its kind in recent years, allowed the emergency services to test their strategic …


20 March 24


Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service Acting Chief Fire Officer Simon Tuhill has said that misogynistic language used by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is unacceptable, and do not reflect the values of the Service and its staff. Simon Tuhill said that the Fire Service is held in extremely high esteem by the public, and …

Dean Keeber, wearing a blue shirt with two red medals around his neck, poses with the United Kingdom flag next to a sign that says Aramco Firefighter Challenge, March 5-9, 2024 Dhahran Expo

19 March 24


A Northamptonshire firefighter has been flying the flag for his local Service in a prestigious competition in Saudi Arabia pitting firefighters from across the world against each other. Dean Keeber, a firefighter on Red Watch at Wellingborough, made the eight-hour flight to Dammam earlier this month to compete in the Aramco ‘Feel the Burn’ Firefighter …

Two Fire Protection Officers for Northamptonshire, wearing fluorescent yellow jackets with the words 'NFRS Fire Protection' on them, examine a kitchen during an inspection.

5 March 24


Businesses who flout fire safety laws and needlessly put peoples’ lives in danger will be pursued to the full extent of the law – in a stark warning from Fire Protection Officers in Northamptonshire. Taking businesses to court is a rare occurrence for Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, but the Protection Team within the Service …

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 …

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