Hampshire firefighter tackles fatal fires in Bangladesh

A highly-skilled Hampshire firefighter has travelled to Bangladesh to help prevent the scourge of fatal fires that is sweeping the refugee camp – which shelter almost a million people. Fire Protection Officer Richard North flew out this week and will be returning…

Firefighters brave freezing conditions in extreme weather training

An elite team of Hampshire firefighters has been undergoing extreme weather training in Denmark where temperatures can drop as low as minus 16C. The nine-man group camped out in the unforgiving conditions and tackled disaster simulations involving earthquakes and tsunamis…

£1m sprinkler system will help preserve the world’s most famous warship for generations

It is the most famous warship in the world and for years reigned supreme on the high seas, terrifying enemy fleets as it hoved into view. The 250-year-old vessel led the Royal Navy in battles during the Napoleonic Wars, the…

Bad parking and bizarre driving sparks fire service campaign

A new campaign has been launched as fire chiefs say the number of incidents in which motorists hinder emergency service vehicles with erratic driving and poor parking is worse than ever before. The #INeedMySpace campaign from Hampshire Fire and Rescue…

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