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NIFRS is recruiting for Firefighters – do you have what it takes to climb a different career ladder?
Recruitment begins today, 28 September, and the closing date for applications is 13 October 2023.
What training is provided? As a Firefighter you are required to attend training sessions to develop and maintain the skills required for…
Our 12-Week Development Programme Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) would advise all candidates to consider participation in a physical exercise…
Fitness Tests Firefighting can be intensely physically demanding and fitness is crucial to the role. Firefighters need to be able to meet…
Selection Process Wholetime Firefighter The current recruitment and selection process is outlined below; The above process is subject to change. For accurate…
Wholetime Firefighter As a Wholetime Firefighter, you will work full-time at one of our Fire Stations throughout Northern Ireland. It is a…
Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Area Commander Suzanne Fleming said: “Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of…
Do you have what it takes to be a Firefighter? Firefighters face dangerous situations therefore courage and remaining calm under pressure is…
NIFRS has welcomed and accepted the recommendations from an Independent Inspection which was published today.
The Department of Health has today published an independent inspection report on the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service.
NIFRS has joined up with local knitting groups across Northern Ireland to create hand-knitted teddies which can be given out as a comfort item at incidents we attend.
NIFRS is hosting a series of Firefighter “Come and Try days” tailored to women who are thinking about becoming a Firefighter.
42 new Wholetime Firefighters have graduated from NIFRS. They will now begin their careers in Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
NIFRS received a total of 147 emergency 999 calls which resulted in our Firefighters responding to 98 operational incidents, 34 of which were bonfire related.
I just wanted to say a massive thank you to who I assume is Antrim Fire Station who drove slowly past my…
I want to express my sincere thanks to your staff members who I had occasion to meet on Saturday night. I was…
I would just like to say that I had two wonderful officers with me today to carry out fire safety in my…
Teams from NIFRS rescued our son who had fallen over fifteen foot at Strangford harbour and broken his spine. The rescue was…
Two members of Cadogan Fire Station called Toni and Christie rushed to help an elderly man who had a very nasty fall….
I wish to pass my sincere appreciation to the crew and officers at Newtownstewart Fire Station for their swift response and professionalism…
We love to hear from our community If you think we have done something well or you want to say thank you,…
Please note your appreciation may appear on the website along with your name, however there is a box to tick if you…
The Department of Health Permanent Secretary Peter May has thanked Firefighters for their response to recent wildfires.
The Department of Health (DoH) has announced the appointment of Mr Jay Colville as the new Chairperson of the NIFRS Board.
The Department of Health has announced the appointment of a Chair to NIFRS.
NIFRS is urging everyone to follow some simple advice to stay safe as the summer holiday period commences.
NIFRS is no longer in Major Incident status, and has resumed normal operational response across the province following an extremely busy three days of wildfires and other emergency incidents.
Across the period of 14 June until 11pm on 15 June, NIFRS received 650 emergency calls and mobilised to 266 incidents, with 80 of these being wildfire incidents.
The Irish Air Corps is supporting NIFRS with its operational response to an extensive gorse fire in Glenariff, Co Antrim.
NIFRS has declared a major incident following a number of ongoing gorse fires in Clogher, Co Tyrone and Glenariff, Co Antrim.
NIFRS is in attendance at 2 separate wildfire incidents this afternoon involving a large number of Firefighters and Fire Appliances.
We can confirm that the fire at a derelict building on Samuel Street, Belfast is now over.
This Award honours the commitment of our Cadets & the hard work of our volunteer Cadet Leaders who make our Cadets scheme possible.
As warmer weather approaches, NIFRS is calling for the public to be vigilant to help prevent wildfires this summer.
Are you starting School Year 11 in September 2023? Would you like to develop life skills whilst building friendships and having fun? Why not join NIFRS Cadets?
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Several pieces of equipment, which are critical to our operational response, have been stolen from Newtownstewart Fire Station following a break-in.
The Department of Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Chair to the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS).
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a boy who tragically lost his life and a woman who was seriously injured following an incident in Moira yesterday.
Northern Ireland’s Interim Chief Fire & Rescue Officer, Andy Hearn, has welcomed the outcome of the Fire Brigades Union ballot for a revised pay offer.
Today 34 new Wholetime Firefighters graduated from NIFRS. They will now begin their careers as Wholetime Firefighters in Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
Interim Chief Fire & Rescue Officer, Andy Hearn, has called on the FBU to agree special arrangements for Northern Ireland Firefighters should a national strike go ahead.
This week NIFRS Station Commander Karen McDowell travelled to Windsor Castle to receive an MBE for services to fire and rescue and the LGBTQ+ community.
NIFRS has today received notification that following a UK-wide ballot, members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have voted in favour of strike action.
Spike in house fire deaths and incidents prompts NIFRS fire safety appeal during ongoing winter period
8 people have tragically lost their lives in house fires since November 2022. There has also been a 14% increase in incidents.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a woman who has sadly died following a house fire in Enniskillen yesterday evening.
On-Call Firefighters are part-time Firefighters who respond to emergency incidents in their local area, including fires, road traffic collisions and other specialist service calls.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a couple in their 80s who sadly died following a house fire in Bangor this morning.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a man who died following a fire in Edinburgh Park, Omagh.
During 2022 NIFRS attended 636 road traffic collisions and rescued 425 people from their vehicles.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a man who died following a fire on Church Street, Rostrevor on Wednesday.
Christmas time is nearly here, and so we wanted to tell you a story about a very special Elf who saved Christmas for a family in Northern Ireland…
Following 3 tragic fire deaths in 72 hours, NIFRS calls on community to prioritise fire safety in the home this winter
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of the 3 men who lost their lives in 3 separate accidental house fires in a 72 hour period.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a man who died following a fire in the Edenvale Crescent area of East Belfast.
As Road Safety Week gets underway all road users are reminded of our personal responsibility and the potential impact of our actions on those we share the road with.
From 6pm on 31 October – 1am on 1 November we received 72 emergency calls and responded to 44 operational incidents.
NIFRS is appealing for everyone to be aware of the extra fire hazards Halloween brings.
Health Minister Robin Swann has thanked emergency first responders from Northern Ireland who attended the Creeslough tragedy.
This World Menopause Day, NIFRS is ‘Continuing the Conversation’ and supporting employees with a series of training initiatives and workshops taking place throughout the week.
As the cost of living soars, NIFRS wants to ensure that people don’t put themselves at additional fire risk to deal with rising costs.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a man who died following an apartment fire in the Dunamoy Drive area of Antrim yesterday morning.
Health Minister Robin Swann has paid tribute to the emergency service crews from Northern Ireland who attended the explosion at Creeslough in Co Donegal.
Paul Harper, Deputy Chief Fire & Rescue Officer, NIFRS conveys heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of those who have lost their lives in yesterday’s devastating incident.
Health Minister Robin Swann has officially reopened the newly-refurbished Larne Fire Station. During his visit, the Minister toured the building and met some of the 22 On-Call Firefighters based at the station.
We can confirm that the fire at a commercial premises on Donegal Street, Belfast has now been dealt with.
As many students begin a new year at universities and colleges all over the country NIFRS is urging them to Think Fire Safe.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the loved ones of a man who died following a fire on Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast.
Minister Swann visited the Rathlin Island Rescue Station where he met Volunteer Firefighters from NIFRS.
Protecting Public Funds We are required by law to protect the public funds we administer. We may share information provided with other…
NIFRS is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Our deepest condolences are with the Royal Family at this very sad time.
Health Minister Robin Swann has announced that more than 120 new recruits will shortly begin training with NIFRS.
Think Fire Safe Don’t Risk It… The following fire safety tips could help save your life. Never Leave Cooking Unattended Cooking is…
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the families and friends of those affected by a tragic drowning incident at Enagh Lough in the Temple Road area of Derry/Londonderry.
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Between 6pm 11 July and 2am 12 July 2022, we received a total of 203 emergency 999 calls which resulted in our Firefighters responding to 98 operational incidents.
This prestigious medal was awarded to Davy for his professionalism, dedication and commitment to make Northern Ireland a safer place.
The independent inspection of NIFRS will be led by HM Chief Inspector of the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Robert Scott.
Health Minister Robin Swann has commissioned an independent inspection of NIFRS.
As the summer holidays begin, we are urging everyone to follow some simple guidance to stay safe during the holiday period.
Minister Swann cut the first sod on the £42.6million final phase of our Learning and Development Centre near Cookstown.
What is an Incident Report? An Incident Report is completed after every incident that has been attended by at least one Fire…
Bangor Cadet Lucy Ouldfield attended Buckingham Palace this month to receive her Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Consultations We regularly publish documents for consultation. This is your fire and rescue service and we want your feedback. We aim to…
As warmer weather approaches next week, we are calling on the public to do their part to prevent wildfires this summer.
37 new Wholetime (Full-Time) Firefighters have graduated from NIFRS and will now begin their careers in Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
We’re asking the community to get in touch with us if they are deaf or have hearing loss, and would like to avail of one of our free Home Fire Safety Checks.
Applications for Year 1 applicants for Bangor Fire Cadets have been extended to Friday 29 April 2022.
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The NIFRS Cadets Scheme is a youth organisation for 14 – 17 year olds. We are now recruiting for Year 1 applicants to begin in September 2022.
The Department of Health is seeking to appoint 2 Board Members (1 x Lay and 1 x Finance) to NIFRS.
Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has warned the public to be aware of the increased risk of wildfires this weekend.
DAERA, NIFRS and PSNI are asking everyone for their help during the current dry spring weather.
6 Fire Appliances are currently in attendance at a gorse fire at Bloody Bridge, Newcastle.
Throughout today Firefighters have responded to a number of wildfires, including two significant ones in the Mourne Mountains.
NIFRS has welcomed the news that long serving Firefighters will receive additional recognition for 30 & 40 years of service.
A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service Spokesperson said: “The thoughts and sympathies of Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service are with…
On-Call Firefighters based in Carnlough Fire Station will respond alongside Northern Ireland Ambulance Service when someone has had a cardiac arrest. The…
The £42.6million final phase of the NIFRS Learning and Development Centre near Cookstown is due to begin in May 2022.
On-Call Firefighters are part-time Firefighters who keep their local community safe by responding to emergency incidents.
NIFRS proposes to align our District structure to the Council boundaries.
Thank you for your interest in this consultation on our proposal to realign our District Structures to those of the Local Government…
NIFRS is encouraging road users to share our roads responsibly after it was revealed that 50 people tragically lost their lives on our roads in 2021.
The 17 chairs of Northern Ireland’s health bodies and the Fire & Rescue Service have come together to call on politicians and the public to Support our Staff.
Christmas time is nearly here, and so we wanted to tell you a story about a very special Elf who saved Christmas for a family in Northern Ireland…
The top cause of accidental fires in the home during winter is cooking- followed by electrics and careless use of smoking materials.
Health Minister Robin Swann has announced an additional £2.05m for NIFRS.
The incident is no longer being treated as a major incident, however more than 30 Firefighters remain at the scene.
At the height of the fire over 100 Firefighters, including 9 Officers, 15 Pumping Appliances and 10 Specialist Appliance were dealing with the incident.
Investing in Our People Learning & Development Centre, Cookstown Our new Learning & Development Centre (LDC) is revolutionising how we train our…
Today marks the start of Road Safety Week (15 – 21 November 2021), and Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon is warning drivers about the dangers of careless driving.
From 6pm on 31 October – 1am on 1 November we received 68 emergency calls and responded to 44 operational incidents.
Halloween can be one of the busiest times of year for your Fire & Rescue Service. We are calling on the community to act responsibly and be fire aware.
Today on #WorldValuesDay we are delighted to launch our new corporate values.
In a bid to manage and respond to wildfires, we have been working with partner organisations to develop a wildfire management and response plan for Cuilcagh Anierin Mountain.
These statistics have been released as part of North South Fire Safety Week 2021, which begins today.
We had a very special visitor at our Learning and Development Centre in Cookstown recently.
4 Fire Appliances attended a fire in a derelict block of flats on Ross Street, Belfast.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a man who died following a fire on Clooney Terrace, Derry/Londonderry.
On Thursday 2 September at 10.26am, we were called to reports of a fire at a recycling plant on Downpatrick Road, Killough. Over the course of the incident Crews from across Northern Ireland responded to the incident…
The Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Board and Health Minister Robin Swann MLA have announced the appointment of the organisation’s…
As the summer heatwave continues many people are choosing to cool down in the water outdoors. However it’s important to be aware of the many dangers of swimming in open water.
NIFRS dealt with a significant increase in emergency calls and mobilisations to bonfire related incidents over the 9th, 10th and 11th July.
The Safer Together Project is a partnership between Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT) and NIFRS that aims to reach those…
Two Fire Appliances are continuing to deal with what was a substantial fire at a waste recycling facility on the Limestone Road, Belfast.
Following our investigation, we can confirm that a lightning strike was the most likely cause of the fire at a commercial premises on Railway Street, Strabane.
With ‘staycationing’ on the increase this summer we are urging everyone to follow our simple advice to stay safe when on holiday.
Over 40 Firefighters are continuing to deal with what was a substantial fire at a waste recycling depot at Duncrue Pass, Belfast.
Firefighters attended a fire at a 4 storey derelict building on Mill Street, Hilden, Lisburn.
38 new Wholetime Firefighters graduated from NIFRS today, and will now begin their careers in Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
We have welcomed planning approval from Mid Ulster Council for the final phase of our Learning & Development Centre, outside Cookstown.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of a man who died following a fire in a house in Park View, Cloghoge, Newry on Friday evening.
The Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service Board is pleased to announce that it is recruiting for the post of Chief Fire & Rescue Officer.
NIFRS is appealing to anyone who has concerns about home fire safety for themselves or their loved ones, to contact us for free home fire safety advice.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a man who died following a fire in a house on Forkhill Road, Cloughoge, Newry.
NIFRS and multi-agency partners are asking farmers, land managers and the public for their help during the current dry weather spell.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a man who died following a fire in a house in Camphill Park, Newtownbutler.
Firefighter Hayley Agnew thanks the community for their support during the major incident in the Mournes.
NIFRS completed Firefighting operations in the Mourne Mountains at 4.50pm on Sunday 25 April.
We are continuing to tackle the ongoing major incident in the Mourne Mountains with support of multi-agency partners.
Over 70 Firefighters continue to battle a huge gorse fire in the Slieve Donard area for a second day.
Read about how we’re bringing fire safety messages into the classroom during COVID-19.
Don’t forget to test your smoke alarms weekly to make sure they are working.
73 Firefighters attended a fire at a large industrial unit on Meadowbank Road, Carrickfergus.
Firefighters attended a 2 vehicle collision on Monaghan Street in Newry.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a woman who died following a fire in a house on the Rossdowney Road in Derry/Londonderry.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a woman who died following a fire in a house on the Ballyrickard Road, Larne.
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Unfortunately one of our Firefighters was injured when he and his colleagues came under attack while responding to an incident.
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Complaints & Complaints Procedure If you are dissatisfied in relation to any action taken or service provided by Northern Ireland Fire &…
Our Statistics Every April we publish our Performance Statistics. Our 2019/20 Performance Compared against 2018/19
Empowering our young people We are passionate about engaging with young people. We promote an environment where young people are empowered to…
Thank you for your interest in working with us You’re in luck! We are currently recruiting for On-Call Firefighters. Where Holywood Fire…
Thank you for your interest in working with us We’re not currently recruiting for Firefighters at the minute but we may have…
Reducing False Alarms False alarms refer to incidents we attend that are caused by Automatic Fire Alarms, which turn out to be…
Public Register We are required by The Environment and Safety Information (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 to maintain a Public Register of relevant Notices served…
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Fire Risk Assessments for Businesses If you’re responsible for a building, it’s important to do all you can to reduce the risk…
Fire Safety Guides for Businesses Below you will find key information to help keep your premises safe from fire, and meet the…
Keeping businesses safe from fire If you own, manage or operate a business, you need to comply with fire safety law. The main…
Safer Together We work closely with our partner agencies to identify those in our community who may be more at risk from…
Seasonal Safety Advice We are committed to keeping everyone safe from fire and other emergency incidents. Below you can find safety advice…
Road Safety Our Firefighters are regularly called to attend road traffic collisions (RTCs) when people are trapped inside their vehicles and need…
Staying Safe at Home We are committed to keeping everyone safe from fire. One of the ways we do this is by…
British Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service (FESS) Team The highly trained FESS team are volunteers from the British Red Cross…
Our Cadet Leaders Here’s what our people have to say So, do you want to; make a difference have a worthwhile and…
Could you be a Community Engagement Volunteer? Community Engagement Volunteer You will: be a community engagement ‘champion’ spread the word on fire…
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Our Support Employees Our Support employees provide an invaluable service towards helping keep people safe, we couldn’t function without them. We have…
Being a Firefighter Control The Regional Control Centre is the first point of contact people have with NIFRS in an emergency. A…
Home Fire Safety Check A Home Fire Safety Check is a visit to your home to provide advice on how to stay…
Safer Together We are committed to keeping you safe by aiming to prevent incidents from occurring. We do this by educating, delivering…
Investing in our People Learning & Development Centre, Cookstown Our new Learning & Development Centre is revolutionising how we train our Firefighters….
Being an On-Call Firefighter Our On-Call Firefighters are a vital part of our service. They provide an efficient, effective and reliable service…
Our Firefighters Firefighters make a vital contribution to the safety of their community. Becoming a Firefighter provides you with a worthwhile and…
Get Involved We have many ways for you to get involved and help us keep people safe from the dangers of fire….
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Resilience We make our community safer by planning, preparing and collaborating with partners so we have the capacity and capability to respond…
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Station Commander Karen McDowell has been awarded an MBE.
Keeping you Safe We make our community safer by aiming to prevent incidents occurring. We do this by educating, delivering safety advice,…
On-Call Firefighter praised for his quick actions in rescuing an individual while he was off-duty.
NIFRS Submit Planning Application for £42.2m Investment in Learning and Development Centre
Statistics show that more people have already died in accidental fires in the home this year than during all of last year.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a man who died following a fire in a house on the Aghory Road, Richhill, Armagh.
Renewed plea for drivers and riders to slow down and reduce their speed on the road.
NIFRS received 83 emergency calls and Fire Crews responded to 62 operational incidents.
Health Minister Robin Swann has strongly condemned overnight attacks on NIFRS crews.
We are asking the community to avoid putting unnecessary pressure on Firefighters during the ongoing COVID- 19 pandemic by keeping themselves safe this Halloween.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a woman who died following a house fire on the Annaghbeg Road, Dungannon.
A pre-application community consultation process will begin on plans for further development of NIFRS Learning & Development Centre.
It is vitally important that the community is aware of the obvious causes of fire in their home, and the homes of their loved ones, and the steps they can take to prevent a fire from occurring.
We responded to 28 flood related incidents as a result of heavy rainfall between Midnight last night until 8pm this evening.
A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) Spokesperson said: “Between midnight and 5pm today (25 August) we received 49 flooding related…
We are currently dealing with significant flooding in the Bryansford Avenue of Newcastle.
The first ever group of NIFRS Firefighters to complete their training during a global pandemic have graduated today.
At the height of the incident, fifteen appliances and approximately sixty Firefighters were in attendance at a fire on Port Road, Londonderry Port.
With COVID-19 lockdown gradually easing over the summer, we are reminding the public of the importance of keeping themselves fire safe and summer safe.
At one point during lockdown Firefighters were responding to a 50% increase in accidental house fires, while there has also been a 76% increase in wildfires.
The Health Minister has thanked NIFRS staff who have been on the frontline during Covid-19.
1 June 2020 At 2:43am on Monday 1 June three fire Appliances, an aerial Appliance and approximately 25 Firefighters were called to…
We are now recruiting for Wholetime Firefighters. Wholetime Firefighters work full-time and are based in Wholetime Fire Stations throughout Northern Ireland.
We will provide home fire safety advice to everyone receiving a food box, as part of the Department for Communities response to the COVID-19 emergency.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a woman who died following a fire in Cullingtree Fold, Falls Road, Belfast.
DAERA and NIFRS are asking farmers and the public for their help during the current dry weather spell which has sparked a wildfire warning.
We are calling on the community to make themselves aware of the potential causes of fire in the home.
Farmers and land managers are urged to halt all prescribed burning in a bid to reduce additional pressures on Northern Ireland’s emergency services.
31 March 2020 Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has today warned that the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic will lead to significant…
We have announced a number of measures to help protect employees and maintain our ability to respond to emergency incidents.
We are holding a series of car washes throughout March in a bid to raise money for Cancer Fund for Children, a charity that has been a lifeline to one of the Service’s Fire Cadets.
The Prince’s Trust is running two free, five day Get Started with the Fire Service programmes, in Belfast and in Derry/Londonderry.
29 new Firefighters graduated today, and will now begin their new careers as Wholetime Firefighters in Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
We are encouraging road users to ‘Share the Road to Zero’ after it was revealed that 55 people tragically lost their lives on Northern Ireland’s roads in 2019.
Our thoughts are with the gentleman who lost his life in a house fire in Clarawood Park, Belfast.
Station Commander Davy Harbinson has been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal (QFSM) in the 2020 New Year’s Honours list.
NIFRS is urging the Community to be aware of their own fire safety, and the safety of others, during the winter months and festive period.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a woman who tragically died following an incident at Ballycastle beach in the Cushendall Road area.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of a man who died following a house fire in Derrynoose, Co Armagh.
NIFRS has been awarded a prestigious NI Road Safety Award for our innovative virtual reality road safety programme ‘Your Choice.’
This year Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service responded to over 600 road traffic collisions and rescued over 440 people who were trapped in their vehicles.
NIFRS is collaborating with The Department for Infrastructure, road safety partners in the emergency services and the Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster to urge everyone to be aware of the particular vulnerabilities we all face when we travel.
15 November 2019 NIFRS is currently still dealing with a fire incident at the M2 Business Park, Duncrue Street, Belfast. Fire Crews…
The vital contribution that NIFRS employees make to protecting the community was celebrated at a special awards ceremony in Lisburn on Tuesday 12 November.
Central Fire Station is hosting a ‘999’ Emergency Services Open Day on Saturday 16 November 2019 from 12.30 – 4pm.
NIFRS has launched a Volunteer programme at Crescent Link Fire Station, Derry/Londonderry.
NIFRS received 77 emergency calls and Fire Crews responded to 51 operational incidents.
NIFRS is calling on the community to be aware of potential fire hazards and to keep themselves safe while celebrating this Halloween.
We have signed a partnership agreement with Samaritans to allow us to work together to protect those most at risk in our community.
We have signed a partnership agreement with the Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA) to protect people who live in sheltered housing, who may be at risk from fire.
NIFRS and NIAS have signed a partnership agreement which aims to provide fire safety advice and reduce fire deaths, injuries and fires in homes across Northern Ireland.
Former Northern Ireland Goalkeeper Pat Jennings has teamed up with NIFRS to highlight the added risk from fire to people aged 50 and over.
We are recruiting for On-Call Firefighters in 41 Fire Stations across Northern Ireland.
Our new £4.8million Tactical Firefighting Facility will be officially opened today at Desertcreat outside Cookstown.
On the anniversary of the Bank Buildings fire in Belfast NIFRS has thanked Firefighters, support staff, partner agencies and the community for their response and support during the incident.
Between 6pm 11 July and 1am 12 July 2019, we received a total of 136 emergency calls and were mobilised to 91 operational incidents,
We congratulate our 28 new Trainee Firefighters who graduated today during a ceremony held at the Fire & Rescue Service Learning & Development Centre in Belfast.
We are urging anyone attending bonfires to follow fire safety advice and act responsibly to stay safe.
NIFRS Chairperson, Carmel McKinney OBE, has won a UK ‘Champion for Women’ Award in the Rising Star Awards 2019.
NIFRS responded to a call at 5.20am this morning to a fire in the derelict Steeple House, Antrim.
In conjunction with the Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland, we have completed our extensive investigation to determine the cause of the fire at Bank Buildings, Belfast on 28 August 2018.
With the summer holidays approaching, we are urging everyone to follow key safety advice to stay safe this summer and be fire aware.
We are dealing with the clear up following a large fire in JP Corry builders yard last night.
A serving Watch Commander and retired Leading Firefighter have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.