Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters scale back presence at Randolph Hotel fire

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

Cover in place locally during latest national fire strike period

Oxfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service will respond to every 999 call it receives during the latest Fire Bridges Union-called strike period, the county's Assistant Chief Fire Officer has said.

20 Feb 2015

Children with dyspraxia learn to ride thanks to the Fire and Rescue Service

Children who have difficulty with co-ordination and balance have been taught how to ride a bike, thanks to Oxfordshire County Council's Fire and Rescue Service.

19 Feb 2015

Bicester gets its own Fire Cadet Unit

A new Fire Cadet Unit in Bicester which helps equip youngsters aged 12 to 18 with practical life skills is to be officially opened.

28 Jan 2015

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