Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service raise awareness about the dangers of Carbon Monoxide in national campaign

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has joined the Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week campaign to raise awareness of the new rules for carbon monoxide alarms in homes, and to help people stay safe from carbon monoxide poisoning this winter. Tens of people die from carbon monoxide poisoning every year, and thousands are harmed. But with a little lifesaving… Continue reading Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service raise awareness about the dangers of Carbon Monoxide in national campaign


Cumbria Fire and Rescue – Road Traffic Collision in Barrow

At 21:48hrs on 21st October 2022. Two fire engines attended a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian under a vehicle on Risedale Road, Barrow in Furness. Crews used a jack and hydraulic spreaders to release the casualty and remained at scene for around forty minutes.


Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service support Business Fire Safety Week 2022

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) will be supporting National Business Fire Safety Week 2022 from Monday 5 September alongside the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and FRSs nationwide. Business Fire Safety Week is an opportunity for FRSs to make small and medium sized businesses aware of their fire safety responsibilities in the workplace, raise… Continue reading Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service support Business Fire Safety Week 2022


Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service call for improved chimney fire safety across Cumbria

As autumn approaches, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is asking householders to ensure their chimney is fire safe as part of National Chimney Fire Safety Week (29th August – 4th September). Chimney Fire Safety Week aims to reduce chimney fires by raising awareness of safe chimney use, including the importance of ensuring that chimneys are… Continue reading Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service call for improved chimney fire safety across Cumbria


Cumbria Fire and Rescue: Rescue of person in Ulverston Canal

At 00:22 hours on 23rd August 2022, three fire engines were mobilised to a person in the Ulverston Canal, Canal Street, Ulverston. Two specialist rescue team members rescued the casualty using a wading pole; crews were in attendance for approximately thirty-five minutes.


Cumbria Fire and Rescue: Road Traffic Collision in Kirkby Lonsdale

At 11:53 on the 19th of August 2022, four fire engines attended an incident on Kirkby Lonsdale. The road traffic collision involved two vehicles. Firefighters extricated one casualty using manual handling techniques and a scoop stretcher crews were detained for approximately fifty minutes.


Cumbria Fire and Rescue: Road Traffic Collision on Salthouse Road Barrow

At 16:50 on 16th of August 2022, fire engines attended an incident on Salthouse Road, Barrow-in-Furness. The road traffic collision involved one vehicle. Firefighters used small tools to extricate one casualty from the vehicle. Crews were detained for approximately one hour thirty minutes.


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