Friday, November 16, 2018

An elderly woman flipped her car on its roof yesterday afternoon after being ‘blinded by the sun’, police officers have reported.

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Rescue Service
Friday, November 16, 2018

An event giving Fenland landlords the chance to gain advice and support will be offered for free this month in Wisbech.

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Dee Laws
Friday, October 5, 2018

At least two people were injured after a collision on the A141 between March and Chatteris.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service tackled 320 fires in the open during the country’s extended period of hot weather, a report has revealed.

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Rescue Service
Friday, September 28, 2018

A man was air lifted to hospital after suffering severe chest and stomach injuries when the tractor he was driving left the road and went into a ditch.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Chatteris duo, Dan and Dave, have just passed through central Asia on their gruelling 12,500 mile journey from the Fens to Japan in a 2002 Toyota Yaris in aid of Children in Need.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Monday, September 10, 2018

More than 25 firefighters have been called to Huntingdon Racecourse to tackle a blaze in one of the stands.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Thursday, September 6, 2018

A Wisbech girl who spent her pocket money on ice lollies for firefighters tackling a large outdoor blaze during the heatwave was rewarded with a private tour of the town’s fire station.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Fenland’s free ‘Golden Age Fair’ is returning to the region this month with an event held at the Queen Mary Centre in Wisbech.

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Mike Cornwell
Sunday, September 2, 2018

Eleven new on-call firefighters have joined fire stations at Sutton, Wisbech, Ely, March and Cottenham after completing a three-month training programme.

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Rescue Service
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

More than one in ten house fires in Cambridgeshire last year were started deliberately, figures from the Home Office show.

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Home Office
Monday, June 11, 2018

A young boy was given roadside emergency care after he and an adult male were trapped inside a car following a multi vehicle accident in Wimblington.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Friday, May 25, 2018

A court battle was signalled after the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority agreed to challenge the Home Office decision to allow police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite to seize control.

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Jason Ablewhite
Friday, May 25, 2018

More than £200 has been raised by fire service staff to support young people from the LGBT community.

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Rescue Service
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Great British Bake Off fever hit Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service as more than £200 was raised for charity.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Saturday, May 12, 2018

An animal rights group wants a roadside memorial put up in the Fens to commemorate the spot where 20 cows died a week ago when a lorry overturned.

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Cambridge City Council
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hundreds of primary schoolchildren learned vital safety skills as part of a series of interactive workshops being held across Fenland.

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David Oliver
Friday, April 27, 2018

Firefighters in Cambridgeshire recorded a small decrease in the number of house fires they attended last year, according to new figures.

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Home Office
Thursday, April 26, 2018

A woman and her dog were rescued from their Chatteris home yesterday morning (April 25) after a fire started in the kitchen.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Smoke alarms for vulnerable adults are being funded thanks to Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service teaming up with Whittlesey Rotary Club.

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Rotary Club
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Arsonists are thought to have torched an empty building near Wisbech park.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Monday, March 26, 2018

The Home Office have today given the go-ahead for Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Jason Ablewhite, to take on responsibility for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority.

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Jason Ablewhite
Monday, March 5, 2018

A female swan with a fishing hook caught in her beak and tongue was rescued from a slow and painful death after being tracked for a week by the RSPCA and fire crew.

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Rescue Service
Friday, February 9, 2018

Five new on-call firefighters have joined fire stations at Manea, Thorney, Whittlesey and Wisbech after completing training.

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Rescue Service
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Firefighters from Ely, Wisbech, Whittlesey and March were awarded for their innovation, leadership and exemplary service at the annual Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) Excellence Awards.

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Royal British Legion
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service are looking for brave individuals to join the team as wholetime firefighters at the end of the month (January 2018).

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Rescue Service
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Rural areas will be covered by two extra fire engines to cut the time it takes for a crew to reach emergencies during the day.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed with housing provider Luminus to install two automatic fire suppression systems in the homes of vulnerable residents in Cambridgeshire.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

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