Surrey Fire & Rescue Service News

Heathrow AFRS Gets Domestic Response Units Based On Mercedes-Benz Chassis To Tackle Emergencies

The Heathrow Airport Fire & Rescue Service is now able to tackle a broad range of incidents more quickly and efficiently after commissioning a pair of highly specialized domestic response units based on Mercedes-Benz chassis. The Sprinter 519 CDI chassis cabs were supplied by Dealer Rossetts Commercials to Rosenbauer UK, a subsidiary of the Austrian group that is one of the manufacturers of firefighting equipment. Replacements for a single 18-tonne domestic appliance, the new vehicles offer...

Infographics Announces Collaboration Between West Sussex And Surrey Fire And Rescue To Use FireWatch Cloud Solution

Infographics announced a joint collaboration between West Sussex and Surrey Fire and Rescue as part of their move to a fully managed Cloud delivery and maintenance model, with FireWatch on the Microsoft Azure platform. The new FireWatch Cloud solution, underpinned by Microsoft Azure, will provide them with flexible and remote access to their FireWatch fire service management system, including full management and upgrades. It will also deliver a live integration with Surrey and West Sussex Fire...

Fire Brigades Union General Secretary Highlights 2007 As The Worst Year For Firefighter Deaths

The report highlights severe problems with use of breathing apparatus and inadequate training Clifford Cox, 53, collapsed on Saturday at his fire station in Staines, Surrey, from which hundreds of people have been evacuated by the fire service after the recent floods. Colleagues tried in vain to resuscitate Mr Cox, who had served in Surrey Fire & Rescue Service (FRS) for 25 years. Detectives from North Surrey CID were called to Staines Fire Station following his sudden de...

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