New Technology Fitted To Fire Engines

Royal Berkshire Fire Authority has invested in new tablet devices and software to assist firefighters in providing the best possible response to the people of Royal Berkshire. The Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) have been fitted in the front of every…

Firehouse Officially Re-Opens To Provide Modern Training Facilities For Firefighters Serving the people Of Royal Berkshire

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (RBFRS’) Firehouse has officially re-opened following Royal Berkshire Fire Authority’s investment. To mark the occasion, a ceremony was held on Friday, 16 November, where Councillor Colin Dudley, Chairman of Royal Berkshire Fire Authority, and…

Fire Service Donates IT Equipment To Local School

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has handed over 12 laptops to Denefield School in Tilehurst, to aid the learning experience of students at the school. Councillor Angus Ross, Lead Member for Strategic Assets and Lee Arslett, ICT Service…

Students Seize Internship Opportunity At Fire And Rescue Service

Written by Chloe Youle – Communications and Engagement Officer (a student on the Change 100 programme) Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is providing students with a taste of the fire and rescue service, by offering them paid work…

Reading landlord handed £177k fine for failing fire safety regulations

A successful prosecution was brought by Royal Berkshire Fire Authority against a landlord who put tenants’ lives at serious risk in the event of fire. A company trading as ‘Crestcourt Properties Ltd’, was fined a substantial total of £177,000 for…

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Wellington College collaborate to continue to serve their local community

Crowthorne Fire Station is set to undergo a complete re-build to deliver a contemporary fire station. As part of this, Wellington College will be providing an alternative responding location for the firefighters, enabling them to continue to serve Crowthorne village…

RBFRS Awarded the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has been awarded the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver award. This comes as a result of RBFRS’ support to those that are part of the Armed Forces community, after signing the…

Plans to Build Crowthorne Community Fire Station Approved

Planning permission for the rebuild of Crowthorne Fire Station was approved by Bracknell Forest Council on Tuesday, 10 July. Crowthorne will become Royal Berkshire’s second tri-service community station, following the opening of Hungerford Community Fire Station in July 2017. It…

RBFRS Breaks Ground On New Firehouse Facility

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (RBFRS) Firehouse is set to be completely re-configured to provide a contemporary facility for firefighters’ training.  On Monday, 9 July, work began to refurbish the Firehouse and it is anticipated to be complete by September 2018.…

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