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RLSS UK Jun 17
Around 85% of accidental drownings occur at open water sites. Many of these drownings occur due to a lack of knowledge and understanding of open water safety. You can find our open water safety tips on our website.
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DfE Jun 14
We want every child to leave primary school able to swim and stay safe around water. 🏊‍♀️ For is offering free resources for schools to teach vital water safety skills 🏊‍♂️ 👇
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Maritime&Coastguard Jun 15
Did you know that 56% of all accidental drownings never intended to be in the water. You are also more likely to die from drowning than by being hit by a car or in a fire. Stay safe -
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RLSS UK Jun 14
The number of people who drowned in inland water has risen in the last year, prompting the UK’s drowning prevention charity to ramp up its efforts to cut down the number of tragedies that happen in the UK.
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We have some fantastic speakers lined up for the FireFit Conference on 5th – 6th November at St George's Park, Staffordshire. Book your place now and take advantage of our early bird prices at
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HVP Capability Team Jun 18
HVP's continue to pump flood water out of the affected areas in Lincolnshire. A large coordinated response which has seen 11 HVP's, 5 HVP Tactical Advisers and Boat Teams mobilised under the NCAF arrangements.
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 18
Training Managers' engagement event takes place July 2nd & 3rd: The Training Managers' Forum and NFCC invites fire services to its national event in Gloucestershire. It is aimed at those with responsibility for training, planning & co-ordination.
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Fire & Risk Management Jun 17
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Dawn Whittaker Jun 16
Heading to London today for CFO meeting with and no doubt a round up of how tranche 2 has gone. Looking forward to a catch up with some colleagues about current sector issues
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 17
There are currently some exciting opportunities on our website including: two Assistant CFO vacancies at Northamptonshire FRS and Area Commander at Northern Ireland FRS.
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Dan Quinn Jun 16
really appreciate the support we’ve had from and FRS with the floods in . We’ve worked hard with to highlight the unseen work of the HVP crews that is recognised by our staff & resilience partners. 👍🏻🚒
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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service Jun 16
Derbyshire crews remain at supporting alongside other FRs’s from across the UK. Crews deployed with our High Volume Pump (HVP) - in addition we also sent a water rescue crew. We’ve been working at Wainfleet, Gibraltar Point & Hob Hole Pumping Station.
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 16
Fire and Rescue Services continue to support wide-scale flooding in Lincolnshire & the High-Volume Pump response has been split into 3 sectors. Resources from fire services are supporting Lincolnshire FRS to ensure the best possible response is in place.
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 16
A very happy Father's Day to all dads working across the fire and rescue service! Great to see so many great stories been shared by UK FRSs. And special thanks to you all assisting in Lincolnshire.
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 15
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Chris Blacksell Jun 15
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 15
Firefighters are continuing to lead the response to flooding in Lincolnshire. High-volume pumps, fire engines & rescue boats have been deployed as part of our National Resilience arrangements, using the best equipment, rescue teams & expertise.
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South Yorkshire Fire Jun 13
We’ve just been mobilised to help our friends and colleagues in deal with the flooding they’re currently experiencing in . Our High Volume Pump, and crew, are en route following a request from . Needless to say we’re happy to help!
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 14
The government has given Whirlpool notice that it intends to require the company to recall up to 500,000 of its tumble dryers over fire safety risks. Is there one in your home or business? Find out what you should do if there is?
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FireChiefs@NFCC Jun 14
Firefighters are leading the response to flooding: Approximately 40 firefighters have been mobilised to support the flooding response in Lincolnshire. This is part of our National Resilience arrangements, mobilising teams quickly & effectively to assist.
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