Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service News

UK Fire And Rescue Services Reap Collaborative PPE Framework Benefits Brought By Kent FRS And Bristol Uniforms

Thirty-three Fire and Rescue Services (FRS), comprising over 33,500 firefighters, are now benefiting from the Local Authority Collaborative PPE Framework. Launched three years ago in June 2017, the Framework gives UK FRSs access to high quality PPE ensembles and volume discounts through a streamlined procurement process. The Framework was set up in response to calls from government and the industry for FRSs to work together to share best practice and deliver efficiencies. It is run by Kent FRS,...

Smoke Alarm Without Batteries Found In Oxfordshire Block Of Flats

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue told news providers about the smoke alarm which was without batteries Two residents in the first-floor property where the fire started were treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation. A fire in an Oxfordshire block of flats was discovered by sheer "good fortune" after it was revealed that batteries had been removed from the fire alarm. The fire at the building in Didcot, Oxford, was reported on Monday (December 13th) morning, reports BBC News. Tw...

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