Graham Hood, passed away on Wednesday 15th March 2017, following his long illness. As a member of Gloucestershire Fire Service, Graham served at Cheltenham and Patchway before transferring to Cornwall in 1971, whereby on retirement he was serving as a…
It was in the early hours of the morning when a fire was discovered in Clark’s four story clothing factory in Colston Street, Bristol. According to press reports, flames were already through the roof by the time fire crews from…
I feel privileged to have served with hero’s of the fire service, writes R.L.Smith .
Reckless to make cuts to the fire service by R.L.Smith
Many months ago, we asked Bristol Times readers for their memories and tales of Bristol’s Cold War.
Fireman climbs into the blazing flat.
Firemen clearing the debris in the room in which the baby died in Newfoundland Road, St. Pauls yesterday.
Burnt out remains are scattered outside the home of Mr and Mrs Frank Merkel of 154 Furber Road, St. George which was burnt out on Saturday evening.
The report of the Chief Fire Officer Mr J.Y.Kirkup, to the Bristol Fire Brigade Committee, gives the statistical records for the city for the year ended December 31.
West Country firemen at a rally in Bristol last night pressed for immediate action in their fight for a 48-hour-week and a “substantial” wage increase.