Fire and Rescue Service

Fire Service plea for boaters to stay safe this summer

In the past 20 years 60 boaters have died either in fires or as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning.

20 May 2015

New Thames Valley Fire Control Service goes live

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (OFRS) has joined forces with two neighbouring services to create a state of the art emergency call handling centre.

27 Apr 2015

Get a taste of fire fighting

Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service is holding a number of “taster days” for people who are interested in becoming an on call fire fighter.

27 Apr 2015

Beaumont Street to partially re-open

Central Oxford getting back to normal after Friday's fire at Randolph Hotel

18 Apr 2015

Crews called to fire at Bicester Village

Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service is currently dealing with a fire which has broken out at Carluccio's restaurant at Bicester Village.

1 Apr 2015

Fire cadet supervisor's 20 years of service marked with award

A fire cadet supervisor has been honoured with an award to recognise 20 years of dedicated service to the Witney community.

26 Mar 2015

Check homes are fire safe when putting clocks forward, firefighters urge

Householders are being urged by Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service to check that their homes are fire safe when putting clocks forward this weekend.

26 Mar 2015

Fire and Rescue Service taps into Fire Sprinkler Week

A national week designed to promote the use of sprinklers is being backed by Oxfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service.

13 Mar 2015

Smokers urged by firefighters to quit to help prevent house fires

Smokers are being urged by Oxfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service this No Smoking Day (Wednesday 11 March) to either kick the habit or ensure cigarettes are extinguished properly, to help avoid unnecessary fires.

10 Mar 2015

New specialist fire and rescue vehicles unveiled

A new multi-purpose 12-tonne fire engine packed with equipment to deal with a range of emergencies and two vehicles equipped with specialist technology have been unveiled by Oxfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service.

3 Mar 2015

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