Category Archives: Firefighting Oppos

WATCH: Moment Horse Is Freed From Ditch & Barbed Wire

Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service have shared some footage of the moment that a horse was finally freed after becoming stuck in a freezing bog of water and mud.  The horse had also become trapped in barbed wire in the near-freezing conditions in the early hours of this morning.  The tweet shared on the @StaffsFire twitter account said:  “This is

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Fire Department In America Creates Epic Christmas Light Show

As far as synching the emergency lights on your vehicles to a backing track goes, then this footage has to be up there with the best videos to be shared on the internet.  I have been to clubs in Ibiza, back in the day, which have light displays that would not get anywhere near this in terms of ‘wowing’ the

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Can ‘The Firetones’ Make It To Christmas Number 1?

For anyone who may not yet be aware, a group of 38 firefighters from around the country have come together in order to try and raise money for The Firefighters Charity & Band Aid via their cover of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’.  We shared their story last week, but since then their catchy track has been gaining even more

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WATCH: Could This Be The World’s WORST Driver?

We all like to think of ourselves as ‘good drivers’. In reality, most of us are probably average with a high percentage of us being ‘poor’ when it comes to getting from A-to-B using our cars in a safe manner.  But the driver in the video below is a whole new class of ‘special’ in relation to how not to

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Young Lad Dials 999 And Asks For Fire Service After His Bag Became Stuck In A Tree

There are many reasons to dial 999 and ask for the fire service, but calling them because your bag is stuck in a tree isn’t one of them. The London Fire Brigade this afternoon tweeted about a call that they had received from a young lad who wanted the fire service to retrieve his bag from a tree. In the

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Paramedic Uses Neighbour’s Ladder To Save Five People From Burning House

Emergency services were called to a residential fire in the early hours of the morning but an ambulance crew arrived at the scene of the blaze, in Eastfield Place, Sutton, before the fire service. When the ambulance crew arrived, they were met with a large fire that had already consumed the ground floor of the property meaning that the residents

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Man Mistakes Sunset For MASSIVE Fire And Calls The Emergency Services

When the sun set in Hamburg on Tuesday evening, the sky turned a shade of reddy-pink (as it often does). But this fiery sunset frightened a Hanseatic city resident (Hamburg) to such an extent that he called the fire brigade in order to alert them to the massive ‘fire’. The man from the Langenhorn district of Winterhude in Hamburg sparked

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WATCH: Could This Firefighters Charity Single Make It To Christmas No.1?

The Firefighters Charity is hoping that you can help them get their Christmas Charity single to the No.1 slot this year. A statement on FirefightersCharity.org.uk said: ‘After weeks of anticipation and a serious publicity campaign, we are thrilled to be able to share with you The Fire Tones’ cover of the Band Aid classic, Do They Know it’s Christmas?. ‘Filmed and recorded

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Firefighters Rescue Three Children And Two Adults From Flat Fire In Dagenham

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to a fire at a flat on Braintree Road in Dagenham this afternoon (26th Nov). A first floor flat was damaged by fire. Station manager Jeremy Barker, who was at the scene, said: “Crews worked hard to contain the fire to the flat of origin and brought the fire under control quickly.

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Firefighters Aiming For Christmas Number One With Charity Single

40 Firefighters, known collectively as the ‘Fire Tones’ are hoping to reach the highly coveted Christmas Number 1 slot this year with their own version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ in order to raise money for the Firefighters Charity. Matt Angell is one of the Firefighters involved in the charity single and told the ShropshireStar.com that he was approached

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