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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

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Who to call for storm damage

The following is a quick guide to what is and isn’t the responsibility of the Fire and Rescue Service when storm damage occurs:

Problem Who to call
Fallen tree on road, not endangering life Local authority
Fallen tree on road or vehicle, endangering life Fire and Rescue Service – call 999
Fallen tree on property, not endangering life Personal responsibility
Fallen tree on property, endangering life Fire and Rescue Service – call 999
Unsafe structure overhanging a public highway or public footpath Fire and Rescue Service – call 999
Unsafe structure overhanging property, not endangering life Personal responsibility
Unsafe structure overhanging property, endangering life Fire and Rescue Service – call 999
General flooding Wait for water to subside. See also further advice.
Flooding with life risk Fire and Rescue Service – call 999
Flooding affecting electrics Only if safe to do so, isolate electrics – if in any doubt, contact the Fire and Rescue Service on 999
Power cut Call 105
IF IN DOUBT – CALL 999

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