“It is a fire service tradition to show that we can adapt to support our communities – and this has certainly come to the fore over recent weeks.”
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is highlighting the risk of fire that comes with emollient creams during Older People Month of Action
“The fact that our firefighters are called to thousands of deliberately set fires each year is completely unacceptable.”
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has partnered with leading men’s health charity Prostate Cancer UK to raise awareness of the disease and save men’s lives.
Devastating fires impacting areas of grass and woodland quadrupled across Scotland in a year, the latest figures reveal.
“We are appealing to people to take great care – it is crucial that people act safely and responsibly in rural environments and follow the countryside code.”
Last year Scottish firefighters were called out to 327 household fires which were caused by faulty white goods – those are electrical appliances like washing machines, tumble driers and dishwashers.
Between March and April 2018 SFRS crews dealt with a shocking 1,824 needless blazes
Scotland’s Fire and Rescue Service is keen to diversify its workforce and encourage new recruits from all walks of life.
“It comes as no surprise to us that we are seeing overwhelming support in some areas while there is a need for further discussion in others.”