22 February 2017 – ‘Pawsitive’ step for pet fire safety
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has taken a ‘pawsitive’ step for pet fire safety by preparing to equip all fire engines across the County with pet oxygen masks. Read the press release here.
20 February 2017 – Upcoming ‘Have a go’ events
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is calling for more people to join the Service as retained (on-call) firefighters. If you are motivated, ready for a challenge, a team player and would like a role that fits around your lifestyle, this could be just what you are looking for! Read the press release here.
14 February 2017 – Second consultation drop-in event to be held in Windsor
RBFRS has announced a second day of drop-in sessions in Windsor, in which local people can come and meet fire service representatives to hear about the ongoing public consultation. The event will take place on Saturday 25 February 2017, 10am-5pm at Windsor Library, Bachelors Acre. Read the press release here.
14 February 2017 – RBFRS no longer accepting vehicle donations
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is no longer accepting vehicle donations from members of the public. This change in policy is effective immediately and is because of environmental issues and the cost of sanitising and disposing of the vehicles.
Previously members of the public could donate their vehicles, which would be used by our crews for training purposes, to simulate rescue situations from road traffic collision incidents. RBFRS will continue to use vehicles for training, which will be supplied by registered providers that we have agreements with.
10 February 2017 – Public invited to Wargrave Fire Station for consultation drop-in event
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has announced a second day of drop-in sessions at Wargrave Fire Station, Victoria Road on Sunday 19 February 2017 which will provide an opportunity for people to find out more about the consultation, the options identified and what they could mean for the local community.Read the press release here>
3 February 2017 – Keep looking when cooking: stay safe in the kitchen this February
With the school holidays about to begin and other events such as Valentine’s Day and Shrove Tuesday coming up, Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is urging residents to avoid distractions in the kitchen to reduce the risk of an accidental fire breaking out in their home. Read the press release here>