Hot weather warning

We are urging residents to be‪#‎WaterWiseWaterSafe‬ ‪#‎BeWaterAware‬

One of the main risks is cold-water shock, which can have a dramatic effect on your body, such as causing you to breathe in water, make your muscles weaken, and can even cause your heart to go into abnormal rhythms, ultimately resulting in death.

You also have no idea what’s beneath the surface of the water: there could be unseen currents and reeds, which could pull you under. Find out more here.

Latest Press Releases

29/07/2016 Car boot sale at Dee Road Fire Station Learn more >

28/07/2016 Thinking about becoming a retained (part-time) firefighter? Come along to RBFRS’ recruitment weekend! Learn more >

20/07/2016 RBFRS issues heatwave advice: don’t cool off in open water Learn more >

12/07/2016 Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer announces retirement Learn more >

11/07/2016 Windsor pupils successfully complete FireBreak course Learn more >

05/07/2016 Family Fun at Newbury Fire Station open day! Learn more >

01/07/2016 RBFRS urges residents to ‘watch what you heat’ Learn more >