Fire Safety News

Fire is one of those risks we are taught about from a young age and something we as a country are getting much better at reducing. However its important to recognise that there are a wide variety of risks associated with fire, from candle safety to wildfires or even major fires in industrial buildings. 

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Stay warm - but also stay safe

Stay warm - but also stay safe

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people about the best ways to stay safe while staying warm this winter – especially with the cost of living still high.

Safety reminder ahead of Bonfire Night

Safety reminder ahead of Bonfire Night

With Bonfire Night just around the corner, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging local people to attend organised displays rather than holding their own at home.

Stay safe this Halloween

Stay safe this Halloween

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to not let Halloween become scary for all the wrong reasons.

Wiltshire and Swindon Prepared Resilience Event

Wiltshire and Swindon Prepared Resilience Event

Wiltshire and Swindon Prepared First ever Resilience Event - helping to make our communities more prepared

Businesses urged to plan for new fire safety legislation

Businesses urged to plan for new fire safety legislation

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Business Safety Week, which runs between 11 and 17 September.

Set up camp safely: the hazards of the great outdoors

Set up camp safely: the hazards of the great outdoors

DW Fire and Rescue Service are asking the community to stay safe this summer as they make the most of the weather and enjoy the great outdoors, whether camping, cooking or exploring.

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Amesbury Fire -  June 2023

Amesbury Fire - June 2023

In June 2023 a large fire impacted 16 flats in Amesbury requiring a large multi-agency response.

Salisbury Rail Crash

Salisbury Rail Crash

Some describe it as the Salisbury Rail Crash, some as the Salisbury. Derailment and some as the Salisbury Train Crash. Whatever label one puts on it, officially it was Operation Zambezi.

Operation London Bridge

Operation London Bridge

Operation Bridges is the collective term for the plans that are put in place for the death of a senior Royal. These are unfortunately something we had been working on for a few years.