County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service News

Durham And Darlington Fire And Rescue Service Moves To Infographics’ FireWatch Cloud Platform

Infographics announced that County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue is the latest Service to move to the FireWatch Cloud – a fully managed service based on the Microsoft Azure platform. The new FireWatch Cloud solution will provide a resilient architecture, flexible access from remote locations, and includes software upgrade services and other benefits. reduces infrastructure costs Graeme Lockhart, Information Services Manager at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service,...

CDDFRS, NFRS And TWFRS Join Forces To Launch FireStoppers To Help Tackle Deliberate Fires

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS), Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have joined forces to launch FireStoppers – a new way for North East communities to provide anonymous information on deliberate fires. All three Services have been significantly affected by deliberate fires: CDDFRS – 2695 deliberate fires (figures for the year ending December 2018) NFRS – has seen a 21.5% increase to...

Tyne And Wear Fire And Rescue Service And Partners Host Annual Water Safety Event On Newcastle Quayside

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) and partners are hosting their annual water safety event on Newcastle Quayside on Sunday 5th May. The event will take place between 11am and 3pm, close to the Millennium Bridge. This year, the event will feature special guest Trent Maxwell, better known as Lifeguard Maxi from hit TV show Bondi Rescue. Firefighters from both Tyne and Wear and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Services will demonstrate rescues from the River Tyne – us...

CDDFRS, NFRS And TWFRS Sign A Collaboration Agreement To Increase The Opportunities For Joint Working

Three North East fire and rescue services (FRS) have all signed a collaboration agreement to increase the opportunities for joint working in the future. County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS), Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) will all potentially face similar financial and operational challenges in the future. Previous collaboration projects between the services in recruitment, promotions, mental health suppor...

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...

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