Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service to deploy new FireWatch app to support greater mobile working, increase digitalisation and enhance agility

Infographics today announced that Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is the first UK FRS to adopt the new cross-platform FireWatch Mobile app – with other Services expected to follow suit in the near future. The FireWatch app provides…

Make Fire Safety your New Year’s Resolution

With the New Year underway, Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) would like to remind residents to make home fire safety a priority. This month, we’re supporting the Fire Kills campaign, which asks people to make sure they fit…

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service wishes residents a safe and happy Christmas

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is urging residents to take care this Christmas. Although fire safety is important year-round, the festive season brings extra fire hazards such as open fires, decorations and candles. However, the risk of a…

RBFRS Supports Candle Safety Week

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s Candle Safety Week this month, from 14-20 October. As the weather begins to cool and the nights draw in, candles can be a welcome addition to…

HLM’s Emergency Services Design Expertise Brought to Life as Ground Broken at Crowthorne Community Fire Station

HLM, a leading design and architecture practice with studios in Belfast, has embarked upon a new project with Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS). An impressive ground breaking ceremony at Crowthorne Community Fire Station has started the redevelopment of…

Exercise Tests Emergency Services Response to Light Aircraft Crash in Water

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has led a successful joint exercise with South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS), to test the response to a light aircraft crash and give crews an opportunity to practice essential water rescue and rescue…

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…

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…

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