Firefighters

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Women's Minister

Women's minister calls for 'revised version' of Fireman Sam to challenge firefighter stereotypes

Women's minister calls for 'revised version' of Fireman Sam

The women's minister Victoria Atkins has called for a "revised version" of Fireman Sam, to challenge the stereotype that all firefighters are male.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters tackle blaze in West Hampstead

Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters tackle blaze in West Hampstead

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters tackle blaze in West Hampstead

Four balconies are alight in a block of flats in West Hampstead. Firefighters are on the scene

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor

Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor

Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor

34 homes have been evacuated as Greater Manchester firefighters continue working to put out the blaze

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

More than 120 firefighters have been dealing with the blaze which began in the roof of Victoria's nightclub

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

One injured and one missing as firefighters battling huge fire at chemical plant in Texas

One injured, one missing as firefighters battle huge fire at chemical plant in Texas

One injured, one missing as huge fire chemical plant in Texas burns

Witnesses said they heard several explosions at the plant

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Firefighters rescue boy being dangled from balcony by grandmother

Firefighters rescue boy being dangled from balcony by grandmother

Firefighters rescue boy being dangled from balcony by grandmother

The boy was attached to a rope and had allegedly been trying to reach a blanket

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

Dany Cotton says people sent hateful letters to her over calling for people to use the term firefighter

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station

50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station

50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station

The station has been evacuated and no casualties have been reported

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

The National Fire Agency in the country has said it was the deadliest fire in South Korea for nine years

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Firefighters called to rescue YouTuber with head cemented in microwave

Firefighters called to rescue YouTuber with head cemented in microwave

Firefighters called to rescue YouTuber with head cemented in microwave

The man was supposedly trying to make a mould of his head

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Six fire engine were sent to the scene on a road in Hong Kong

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

At least 15 fire crews and four planes are fighting against the side, some of which is on the side of a mountain

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Don't call firefighters firemen else women won't join profession, says London Fire Brigade

Don't call firefighters firemen - or else women won't join profession, says London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade calls for ban on term 'fireman'

London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton says it's ridiculous that people are surprised to see female firefighters

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter forced to seek private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

A former station commander has revealed his mental health problems as many retired firefighters are struggling with mental health after the Grenfell Tower fire

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

France wildfires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Mike Hartley-Brewer

France wildfires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Julia Hartley-Brewer's dad

France fires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Julia's dad

The father of Julia Hartley-Brewer was one of the people evacuated in the Var region as a new fire erupted overnight

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor displaced by flames

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor displaced by flames

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor

Lisa Minot is the travel editor for The Sun, and has had to evacuate her campsite as the flames spread across southern France

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

PMQs: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

John McDonnell says cabinet ministers are scrapping in the playground and the Government is chaotic

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

'Emergency services deserve more than they get' - Twitter praises 999 workers on the service's 80th birthday

'Emergency services deserve more than they get' - Twitter praises 999 workers on the service's 80th birthday

'Emergency services deserve more' - Twitter wishes happy birthday to 999

The 999 service started in 1937 and handled more than 1,000 calls in its first week. Now it takes roughly 560,000 a week

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Local media report that 50 firefighters attended the scene

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', says Unison

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', say Unison

'It's absolutely shocking MPs would vote against pay cap after praising workers'

Head of health at Unison, Christina McAnea, says she hopes public sector workers will tell Tory politicians what they think of them

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

George Galloway calls for Theresa May to resign and arrests to be made over Grenfell Tower fire

George Galloway calls for Theresa May to resign and arrests to be made over Grenfell Tower fire

George Galloway calls for Theresa May to resign over Grenfell Tower fire

George Galloway believes those responsible for the Grenfell Tower cladding should go to prison

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

'Firefighters were just as amazed as the public at the speed Grenfell Tower fire spread' says Fire Brigades Union

Grenfell Tower: Firefighters' union boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Firefighter boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Ian Leahair of the Fire Brigades Union believes rescue workers will have been as surprised as anyone at the speed of the fire

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Firefighter catches baby thrown from third-floor window to escape smoke

Firefighter catches baby thrown from third-floor window to escape smoke

Firefighter catches baby thrown from third-floor window to escape smoke

A firefighter told a father to drop his son out of a window in order to save him from smoke inhalation

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

WATCH: 5-year-old dangling from window sill of seventh floor flat is rescued by firefighters in Spain

WATCH: 5-year-old dangling from seventh-floor window rescued by firefighters in Spain

WATCH: 5-year-old dangling from window sill of seventh floor flat is rescued

Firefighters had to rescue a 5-year-old girl who was hanging on the edge of a window sill at her seventh floor flat in Alicante, after her mother had left her at home alone