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    Article Added: 22 Nov 2021

    Many residents across Cambridgeshire will remember the wet weather and flooding we experienced during the Christmas period last year. Whether the cause is excess surface water, blocked ditches and drains or rivers overflowing, flooding is very upsetting and could happen to anyone, as residents of Peterborough experienced in July when heavy downpours flooded many areas in the city centre. This Fl ...

    Article Added: 22 Nov 2021

    A popular road safety initiative aimed at motorcyclists has returned to a county fire station.  Biker Down offers motorcyclists the opportunity to learn practical skills to help avoid being involved in a crash, as well as essential first-aid training and advice on what to do should they find themselves first on the scene of a crash where someone is injured.   The free course, ...

    Article Added: 02 Nov 2021

    Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has launched a new partnership with Anglian Water. The partnership will help the Service reach out to those most vulnerable in the community and support them with fire safety advice, as well as other areas to help keep them safe and continue to enjoy independence. From November 2021, both organisations will share in a secure and responsible way, ...

    Article Added: 28 Oct 2021

    Emergency call handlers are celebrating a decade since the country’s first combined fire control launched. On October 25, 2011, the 999 call functions for Cambridgeshire and Suffolk fire and rescue services joined together to form the first collaboration of its kind. Today marks the tenth anniversary of the combined control room taking calls for both ...

    Article Added: 06 Oct 2021

    Building work has commenced on the new training facility and fire station in Huntingdon.  The ground was broken on the multi-million pound project, which involves building a modern, purpose-built training centre and new community fire station at St John’s Park, north of Huntingdon.  To officially commence the build, Chief Fire Officer Chris S ...

    Article Added: 20 Sep 2021

    ON-CALL firefighters from March Fire Station will be teaming up with a local councillor for a walk through the town to raise money for Magpas Air Ambulance.   Donning their fire kit, the crew will be joined by Councillor Rob Skoulding from Fenland District Council at the station where they will begin their walk at around 7pm. They wi ...

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