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Working drawings for a fire engine fitted with car ramming and lifting equipment

Our firefighters aim to get to serious incidents in just five minutes.


Vehicles parked irresponsibly can delay our fire engines – also known as Pump Rescue Ladders or PRLs – by life-saving seconds. Continue Reading

Large fire in Tyseley

Firefighters tackle the Tyseley fire
At 2.56am today (Thurs 28 Feb) we were alerted to a large fire at premises in Wharfdale Road, Tyseley.

Around 100 firefighters and 20 fire engines have been at the scene, although by 6am resources were due to be scaled down to six fire engines and two hydraulic platforms. Continue Reading

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