Crews battling large fire in the open in Englemere Pond, Ascot

10 April 2017

We were called at 1.34pm and on arrival, we found about one acre of undergrowth and pine trees involved in the fire.

Take extra care whilst enjoying the Easter bank holiday

10 April 2017

Firefighters in Royal Berkshire had a busy weekend with fires in parks and people’s gardens leading to lots of call outs.

Crews from around the county were called to nearly 20 fires between Friday 7 April and Sunday 9 April.

Blue light partners begin forced entry trial to improve medical response in the Thames Valley

10 April 2017

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has joined its emergency service partners in the Thames Valley for a six-month trial which aims to improve access to patients who are experiencing certain medical emergencies.

 Man escapes fire caused by cigarette

4 April 2017

A man had a lucky escape from a fire in his home after a cigarette started a fire on his sofa in Reading. Following the incident, RBFRS is issuing some important home fire safety advice.