Posts Tagged ‘Fire safety’

This week is Boat Fire Safety Week

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be doing some fire safety advice drop-in sessions during Boat Fire Safety Week between 29th May and 3rd June 2017. Firefighters will also be visiting boaters along the Kennet & Avon Canal to offer free safety advice. FREE smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors will be available to people who live or work on the water.

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Boat Fire Safety Talk, Pewsey Wharf, 14th March

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

There will be a boat fire safety talk by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 7.30pm at the Waterfront, Pewsey Wharf SN9 5NU.

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Boat fire safety talk, Seend, 6th February

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service at 7.30pm on Monday 6th February 2017 at the Brewery Inn, 69 Seend Cleeve, SN12 6PX.

A massive 28% of boat fires cause fatalities. Don’t let this happen to you!! Come and find out how to prevent fire hazards on your boat. There will be FREE smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and firefighters will be giving advice on how to minimise fire and carbon monoxide risks from solid fuel stoves, generators, engines, fuel and electrics.

There will be a series of boat fire safety talks this winter in canalside pubs along the K&A, organised by Julian House Travelling Communities Support Service in conjunction with the fire service. If you can’t make it to Seend, the next one will be at the Waterfront in Pewsey on 14th March.

See also https://dwfire.org.uk/safety/boat-safety

https://www.facebook.com/GRTBSupport/

http://www.julianhouse.org.uk/projects-and-services/travelling-communities-support.htm

fire safety event poster 6 Feb 17

Fire safety talk and boaters action group, Devizes, 9th January

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service at 7.30pm on Monday 9th January 2017 at the Black Horse, Bath Rd, Devizes SN10 2AU, followed by the K&A boaters action group meeting.

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Fire safety talk and boaters action group, Honey Street, 12th December

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service at 7.30pm on Monday December 12th 2016 at the Barge Inn, Honey Street, Pewsey SN9 5PS, followed by the K&A boaters action group meeting.

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Boat Fire Safety talk, Avoncliff, 21st November and more to come

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk at the Cross Guns in Avoncliff, on Monday 21st November 2016 at 7.30pm. The Fire Service will be giving out free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and showing people the best way to use them.

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Boat Fire Safety Week 27th May – 6th June 2016

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Boat Fire Safety Week between 27th May and 6th June will see firefighters from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service out on the towpath giving out FREE smoke and CO alarms and doing boat fire safety checks, so keep an eye out for them. This follows the Service’s successful series of Boat Fire Safety Talks in canalside pubs over the winter. This is their schedule:

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Boat Fire Safety talk, Saltford, 25th April

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Avon Fire and Rescue Service is giving a boat fire safety presentation (as seen on the canal) at The Jolly Sailor pub in Saltford on Monday 25th April at 7.30pm. This is part of Water Safety Awareness Week which runs from April 25th to May 1st.

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Fire safety talk cancelled

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

The Boat Fire Safety talk by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on Sunday 10th April in the Cross Guns has unfortunately been cancelled due to staff shortages in the Fire and Rescue Service. You can contact Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on 01380 732972 to arrange a boat fire safety visit.

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Boat Fire Safety talk, 10th April, Avoncliff

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on Sunday 10th April at 7.30pm in the Cross Guns, Avoncliff BA15 2HB. This is an opportunity to get to one of these if Monday evenings are difficult. There will be free smoke and CO alarms.

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