Range of Incidents

We attend an extremely varied range of incidents. To fulfil this requirement, we have expertly trained staff and highly specialised equipment.


We attend a wide range of incidents, including fires at:

  • Houses
  • Factories
  • Schools
  • Cars
  • Hospitals
  • Prisons
  • Farms
  • Shops
  • Boats

We also attend smaller incidents, such as rubbish fires, grass fires, bonfires or chimney fires.


Our real range of incidents cover ‘Special Services’ and the rescue of people and animals from all manner of places and situations including:

  • Lifts
  • Cars (road traffic collisions)
  • Aircraft
  • Machinery
  • Chemical incidents
  • High places, such as rock faces or tall buildings
  • Flood water
  • Trenches
  • Building collapse
  • We rescue small animals, such as dogs or cats, and large animals, such as horses

We also provide first aid assistance at all these incident types and more.


You will also work alongside a whole host of other professionals at the scene of an incident such as the Police and Ambulance Service, Environment Agency, the Local Authority or the Army.

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