Firefighters have today issued a serious warning about the
dangers of leaving cooking unattended following two chip pan fires
in the space of just two hours in separate properties near
Three fire appliances from Wrexham were mobilised to a property
on the High Street in Gresford at 14.24hrs after a smoke detector
raised the alarm to a fire caused by a chip pan in the k...
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service is extending the deadline
for its recruitment campaign to attract Retained Duty System (RDS)
firefighters to Monday 6th October, 2014.
Ruth Simmons, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, explained: "We have
had an extremely positive response to our campaign so far and
extending the deadline will not impact on the current status of the
This week (September 8th- 14th)
marks national Chimney Safety Week and fire officers are
encouraging residents to keep basic fire safety advice in
mind before lighting their fires for the first time this
Most chimney fires are preventable - North Wales Fire and
Rescue Service was called to 212 chimney fires last year, which was
The Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd, Mr Edmund Seymour Bailey
Long Service and Good Conduct Medals to operational staff from the
during a Presentation Ceremony held at Rhyl Community Fire Station
on Monday 1st September.
The Long Service and Good Conduct Medal is awarded to
firefighters by Her Majesty's Representative in recognition of 20