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21st June, 2024 - 21:22: A crew from Chippenham were mobilised to a road traffic collision.  Cr...Read more

21st June, 2024 - 19:28: Crews from Westbury Fire Station attended a fire in the open which inv...Read more

19th June, 2024 - 9:13pm: 9:13pm - Our crew from Christchurch were called to a dry grass fire at...Read more

18th June, 2024 - 18:06: Firefighters were called at 6:06pm to reports of a fire in the open on...Read more

18th June, 2024 - 8:26am: 8:26am - Crews from Sherborne and Yeovil were mobilised to sightings o...Read more

15th June, 2024 - 12.51am: We were called with reports that a large lorry had left the road and g...Read more

Arson prevention

A significant number of the fires attended by the Fire and Rescue Service every year are started deliberately.

Most are small, such as bin, rubbish or grass fires, but even these can escalate quickly and become life-threatening. On more than one occasion, someone setting fire to a bin has led to an entire building being destroyed after the blaze spread.

We work with partners, including the Police and the local authorities, to tackle arson in areas where a particular problem has been identified.

Top tips

To reduce the risk of your property being affected by arson, you should:

How you can help

If you know of someone who sets fires deliberately, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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