Lightning strike causes severe fire
Crews responded to a severe fire at a garage, following a lightning strike in Thatcham.
Six New Firefighters Join RBFRS After Completing Course
Six new firefighters have been welcomed by Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) after completing an intensive 8-week course at the Fire Service College and a 3 week consolidation course in service.
Family has lucky escape after smoke alarms alerted them to a fire in their home
A family of five had a lucky escape last night (Tuesday, 15 May) after two smoke alarms alerted them to a fire in their home. To help keep you and your loved ones safe, make sure you're up to date with the latest smoke alarm safety advice.
Making an Escape Plan
Would you know what to do if your smoke alarm went off in the middle of the night? Make sure you and your family know your escape plan in advance of a fire.
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