Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service News

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service respond to flooding in the City of York

High Volume Pump from Harrogate was used at the Northern Power Melrosegate Electrical Sub Station (York) to keep it operational North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service continue to respond to flooding incidents around the county and in the City of York with the majority of these, recently, being in Tadcaster, Malton and York. NYFRS is being supported by other Services including the use of High Volume Pumps from Tyne and Wear, Durham and Darlington and Nottingham fire and rescu...

The Fire Fighters Charity supporters help raise money by donating to its textile recycling scheme

Over 40 fire and rescue services are encouraging people to help raise more money for The Fire Fighters Charity The Fire Fighters Charity is thanking supporters who have helped raise an outstanding £1,000,000 by donating to its textile recycling scheme over the past four years. The life-changing charity has been operating a successful recycling campaign since the summer of 2009, which has seen over 7,000 tonnes of clothing diverted away from landfill sites and raised suc...

Vimpex’s Martin Jones saves driver's life with Ogura BC-300 Combi Tool after motorway accident

Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service also had their own Ogura BC-300 Combi-Tool An Ogura BC-300 Combi-Tool was recently put to good use by Vimpex’s Martin Jones during an incident on the M1 motorway in England on Friday 28th July, 2012. Caught in a tailback caused by a 7.5 tonne truck turning over during Friday rush hour, Martin soon realised that in the absence of the emergency services, members of the public were unsuccessfully trying to allow access to the driv...

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