New kit and additional vehicles for Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service

Firefighters across Norfolk have received £1.44m of new kit as part of an investment by Norfolk County Council in technology and equipment. In addition, five new multi-purpose tactical response vehicles (TRV) are due to be put into service this month,…

Online Crucial Crew- safety project launches for Norfolk children

A free children’s safety project which offers tips about fire, water, electrical, online and beach safety, as well as first aid and other skills, has been launched online by Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service with support from partner agencies. Staff…

Fire Safety competition – Win a fire crew visit for Norfolk Primary Schools

Norfolk children are being invited to enter a new competition for a chance to win a visit to their school from a fire and rescue crew later this year. Online learning fun for children is now available on the service’s…

Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service in discussions to support ambulance colleagues

Norfolk’s Chief Fire Officer and his team are working with colleagues at The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) to identify ways fire service staff can support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. This morning, the National Fire Chiefs Council…

Norfolk’s First Police and Fire Collaboration Report Issued

A report highlighting progress made since Norfolk’s police and fire service signed a pledge to work better together has been released. Members of Norfolk County Council’s cabinet will be presented with the first Annual Report into Norfolk’s Police and Fire…

TEAM graduates face a bright future thanks to Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service and The Prince’s Trust

Young people from across Norfolk are looking forward to brighter futures after taking part in the Prince’s Trust TEAM programme run by Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service. Applications are now open for the next courses, which start in September so…

Rising to the challenge – Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service continues to tackle open fires across Norfolk

Fire crews from across Norfolk continue to work around the clock to deal with a large number of fires in the open across the county- with the recent hot weather leading to a huge spike in demand. Since the start…

Fire service plea for vigilance after spate of hot weather arson attacks in Norfolk

Arsonists are putting lives at risk across Norfolk in the hot weather, with more than half of the open fires in Norfolk over the last year believed to have been started deliberately. Recent problem areas include Mousehold Heath and the…

Taster sessions for new whole time firefighters

Norfolk residents keen on exploring a hot new job opportunity are invited to taster sessions to find out more about becoming a full-time firefighter. Residents from across the county are invited to have a go to see if they want…

New Deputy for Norfolk’s Fire & Rescue Service

Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service has welcomed a new Deputy Chief Fire Officer. Stuart Ruff has decades of experience in the sector and most recently worked as Assistant Chief Fire Officer for Lincolnshire. He reported for duty in Norfolk for…

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