Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service News

Infographics Announces Hampshire Fire And Rescue Service Is First UK FRS To Adopt Live FireWatch Bi-Directional Mobilization Interface

Infographics has announced that Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is the first UK FRS to adopt the new FireWatch Bi-directional Mobilization Interface, with other services expected to deploy this functionality in the near future. FireWatch Mobilization Interface The FireWatch Bi-directional Mobilization Interface with Capita Vision is designed to enable greater real-time data sharing between the FireWatch Fire Service Management Platform, Capita Vision Mobilization System and on-applian...

West Midlands Fire Service Announces The Winners Of The Competition Organized For UK’s Fire And Rescue Teams

This year saw fire and rescue teams from across the UK competing in the West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) Extrication and Trauma Challenges, which was held for the second year running at the Emergency Services Show, NEC, Birmingham. The two-day event which is split into trauma scenarios and extrication scenarios tested firefighters skills at first aid and trauma care, road traffic accident extrication, casualty care and more. As always, a high standard of skills was demonstrated by all the team...

The Emergency Services Show 2017 Focuses On Spreading Awareness And Training For Tall Building Fires

Two psychological therapists from The Fire Fighters Charity will also be speaking on the the emotional impact of emergency medical response Responding to fires in tall buildings will be a key focus at this year’s Emergency Services Show which returns to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 20th to 21st September 2017. Russ Timpson, founder of the Tall Building Fire Safety Network will present a session in the Lessons Learnt seminar theatre (sponsored by UCLan) on tall...

Shropshire And Wrekin FRA Appoints New Shropshire Fire And Rescue Service Deputy Chief Fire Officer

Rod Hammerton steps up to replace John Redmond who took over as Chief Fire Officer at SFRS in the summer The new Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been appointed by Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority.  Rod Hammerton, the former Assistant Chief Fire Officer for South Wales, steps up to replace John Redmond, who took over as Chief Fire Officer at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in the Summer.  After a short career in...

Vimpex Supports New World Extrication Champions ‘Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service’ At Rescue Challenge Competition

Vimpex supplied Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service with equipment and resources during training Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has been crowned World Extrication Champions at the world’s biggest rescue challenge competition. The 16th World Rescue Challenge, which was hosted by The Fire Service College in Gloucestershire, saw teams taking part in a number of multi-vehicle road traffic collision scenarios where casualties needed rescuing - some of which had deterioratin...

Hampshire Fire And Rescue Service Small Fire Units In Action

Small Fire Units will help in fighting non-critical fires and reducing the number of false alarms The unit will attend non-critical fires, freeing up the larger fire engines to attend to life-threatening incidents such as property fires. A fire and rescue service based in Hampshire has launched a specialist unit to deal with small fires, in moves aimed at ensuring the larger appliances are available for larger fires. The new Small Fires Vehicle, which will service the Re...

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