Avon Fire and Rescue Service News

Firefighters run in support of Veterans In Action Charity

All the money raised during the run will go to military veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder On Tuesday 30th May, 2017, firefighter Terrance Gregg who is based at York fire station and Watch Manager Justin Rowe who is based at Malton fire station will set off from York fire station and run 296 miles, to North Devon, over a number of days. They are planning to arrive on Saturday 11th June at Royal Marine Base, Chivenor, North Devon, the home of Justin’s old regim...

Bristol becomes new PPE supplier for Avon Fire & Rescue Service

Bristol to supply 1700 sets of fire coats and trousers, as well as helmets, gloves and boots Following a strategic decision by the Fire & Rescue Authority in late 2010 to adopt the ICP procurement facility, Avon FRS began the move to Bristol as its new PPE supplier for its 800 firefighters. This is now being completed through the deployment of a purchase managed service (PMS) head-to-toe ICP contract involving the supply of 1700 sets of fire coats and trousers along with h...

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