Large farm fire at Kilkhampton

Around lunchtime today, both fire appliances from Bude were mobilised to a farm fire at Kilkhampton. Several calls were received and, whilst still en route, further resources were requested to attend. One appliance from Delabole, an appliance from Holsworthy and one from Hartland were mobilised. On arrival there was found […]

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Many car seats badly fitted

From Cornwall Council website:   When Cornwall Trading Standards and Community Fire and Road Safety officers recently offered free car seat safety checks at events throughout Cornwall, 7 out of 10 were found to be fitted incorrectly. With 27% of parents saying that they are confused about car seat safety […]

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Cow over cliff rescued Cornwall

Well, the good news is that a cow rescue at The Rumps, Polzeath, was successful yesterday. Specialist animal rescue crews from Bodmin Community Fire Station and further crews from Wadebridge  attended a call to a rare breed White Park cow who is in calf. She had gone over the cliff […]

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Be Careful How You Park

An appliance from Bude attended a small pile of wood on fire on the edge of Crooklets beach on the evening of 13th July, which crews used a hose reel to extinguish. All well and good. When travelling to this incident, however, the appliance was unable to pass a parked […]

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Woman Airlifted After Crash #Camelford

There was a road traffic collision on the A39 a mile out of Camelford earlier today, at around 1.30pm. One appliance from Delabole and one from Launceston plus the Rescue Tender from Bodmin attended this incident. It involved two vehicles and two casualties, one of which was a female trapped […]

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Fires #Hartland and #Bude

Bude fire crews were kept busy yesterday. There was a tractor fire in an agricultural building in Hardisworthy, Hartland, around lunchtime. Fire Control mobilised one appliance from Hartland and requested assistance of two pumps from Cornwall FRS Bude to attend a tractor on fire within an agricultural building at a farm. […]

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Well Done #Bude Learners

A group of people referred by Bude and Launceston Job Centres celebrated their achievements, having completed an innovative course run by Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service’s Phoenix Works team at a presentation event at Launceston Community Fire Station on Friday 23 January, according to Cornwall Council’s website. The course, which […]

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People Rescued After Boscastle Crash

Two people were rescued late this morning in Boscastle, after the car they were travelling in crashed Two Pumping Appliances from Delabole attended the Road Traffic Collision on the B3266 near Boscastle,  involving one vehicle. Crew used Crash Rescue Equipment to assist release of two people from the vehicle and […]

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Large Barn Fire at South Petherwin

This afternoon, by around 2pm, nine fire appliances from Launceston, Callington, Saltash, Liskeard, Bodmin and Lostwithiel, alongside specialist Environmental Support Unit from Saltash, breathing apparatus support from St Austell and an Incident Command unit from Launceston, attended a call to a barn on fire measuring 30 x 15 metres. The […]

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Car Driven Into Stream at Crooklets

  A little behind with the local news here, but now back and catching up! It seems that one major appliance and two specialist water rescue vehicles from Bude attended a call to a vehicle (a silver Toyota Land Cruiser) which has been driven into a stream at Crooklets beach […]

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Fire Service Industrial Action

Following today’s (17 September 2013) announcement by the Fire Brigades Union that their members will be taking part in four hours of industrial action on September 25 as part of the national protest against changes to public sector pensions, members of the Fire Brigades Union within Cornwall Fire and Rescue […]

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Head on Crash, Poughill

Ten fire fighters in two appliances from Bude attended a two vehicle road traffic collision on Poughill Road, Bude, at around 8.25pm this evening. On arrival, crews confirmed there were two casualties trapped in two separate vehicles. One of the casualties was the driver of a van, the second was […]

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Fire Service News

Nine firefighters in two appliances from Bude attended a call yesterday afternoon to a bonfire which had accidentally spread to a hedge. On the call it was stated that the fire was burning towards a property and that a hose pipe was being used on the fire but was having […]

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Fire Lesson Learned in Kilkhampton

In West Street, Kilkhampton, on 9th April, nine firefighters in two appliances from Bude attended a call to a property where the occupant was shouting that there was a fire in the house. On hearing the shouting, a neighbour dialled 999 for the Fire service. The small fire was out […]

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Chimney Fire at Jacobstow

There was a chimney fire at Jacobstow yesterday evening, at around 7pm. On arrival the crew from Bude found there to be a fire in the flue of a range cooker (interesting, because usually we hear about wood burning stoves, not range cookers!) Rods were used to help extinguish the […]

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