Fire and Rescue Service

Oxfordshire firefighters thousand mile cycle ride for charity

Oxfordshire firefighters will be getting into the saddle in a bid to raise £100,000 by cycling from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

10 Feb 2016
An innovative plan to keep Oxford open for business during heavy rainfall was unveiled today.  Oxfordshire County Council contributed £59,000 towards the scheme which enables Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to pump water underneath Botley Road.  When the road has flooded previously, drivers had to manoeuvre over ramps as the fire service worked at the side of the road.

Temporary flood plan to keep Oxford roads open

An innovative plan to keep Oxford open for business during heavy rainfall was unveiled today. Oxfordshire County Council contributed £59,000 from its highways flood alleviation budget towards the scheme which enables Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to pump water underneath Botley Road. When the road has flooded previously, drivers had to manoeuvre over ramps as the fire service worked at the side of the road.

5 Feb 2016

Local Firm and Business Operator Fined for Placing Employees at Risk of Fire

A local firm and business operator has been prosecuted for failing to provide suitable fire safety arrangements for its employees at an industrial unit in Didcot.

1 Feb 2016

Call for on call firefighters

A call has gone out for more people to be on call fire fighters in Wallingford and Goring.

26 Jan 2016

Help and advice on potential for flooding

Residents are advised to keep up to date with weather and flood alert information with continuing rain topping up high river levels.

9 Jan 2016

Flood fire crew return

The six strong crew of Oxfordshire fire fighters who took the county’s High Volume Pump to help with the flooding in the north of England are returning home today.

31 Dec 2015

Oxfordshire fire fighters head north to help with floods

“Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service are helping with the flood relief work in northern England by sending their High Volume Pump and a team of fire fighters to Cumbria.

29 Dec 2015

Firefighters shocking way to raise cash for charity

A team of 14 on-call firefighters from Eynsham fire station will be electrocuted, tear gassed, plunged into freezing water and covered in mud, to raise money for a number of charities.

21 Dec 2015

Firefighters shocking way to raise cash for charity

A team of 14 on-call firefighters from Eynsham fire station will be electrocuted, tear gassed, plunged into freezing water and covered in mud, to raise money for a number of charities.

18 Dec 2015

Firefighters in shared medical response pilot scheme

A pilot scheme where firefighters are trained to give a potentially life-saving response to medical emergencies in the time before an ambulance arrives has been launched in the Abingdon and Didcot areas .

15 Dec 2015

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