Fire Brigade Society Website updated 1st July 2020 with the following documents: New Index for Fire Cover FIRE COVER INDEX OF CONTENTS Agreed Operational Plan 2020-2021 THE FBS’S 2020-2021 OPERATIONAL PLAN Whats On Issue 4 30th May 2020 WHATS ON 2020-2021 Issue 4 30 June 2020

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FBS WHAT’S ON – ISSUE 3 The spread of Coronavirus and escalation of measures to contain it will inevitably affect The Society’s activities in 2020. The opportunity to return to cancelled events in The Society’s 2021-2023 years will be explored. FBS What’s On, Issue 3, reflects the current status of FBS visits and events and…

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INTERSCHUTZ 2020 CANCELLED The Hannover based Interschutz 2020, and associated events, has been cancelled. The new date for the event is 14th till 19th of June 2021. This decision has been made due to the current Corona Virus threat. Issued by The Fire Brigade Society’s Publications Unit.

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The list of FBS Visits and Events for 2020-2021 is now available to download. NOTES & CONDITIONS: All visits and dates indicated are provisional. Unless stated, contact the organiser at least a minimum of 14 calendar days prior to the visit, or otherwise stated. When writing for visit details, please include an A4 size, self-addressed,…

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FBS Annual General Meeting & East Midlands Visit ‘Storm Ciara’ failed to dampen the spirits of The Fire Brigade Society AGM held in Leicester over the weekend of 8th & 9th February 2020. Saturday morning was spent enjoying the heritage and multi coloured fire engine collection assembled, in sunshine, outside Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester. On…

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FBS INTERNATIONAL VISITS Members are reminded that if they wish to receive details of these visits they should register their interest by emailing: fbsoverseasvisit@gmail.com OR in writing to the Editorial Teams contact address on page 1 of Fire Cover. 2019 Up-date It is regretted that the visit to Belgium this year had to be postponed…

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The 2019-20 AGM of The Fire Brigade Society will be on Saturday 8th February 2020 at 1400hrs Location: The Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX. Download 2019-20 AGM Agenda & Annual Report Day Hour Minute Second

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Museum of RAF Firefighting For those members who missed the society’s visit to The Museum of RAF Firefighting on the 5th October, or for those who went but want to go again, the museum is having its next, and possibly final Open Day on Sunday 27th October 2019. It is due to be evicted from…

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FBS SCOTLAND VISIT APRIL 2019 Following permission given by the new Chief Officer (CO) for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (FRS), Martin Blunden, fourteen members of The Society, including one from Yorkshire and one new member, visited the West Service Delivery Area of the Scottish FRS on Saturday 27th April 2019. Stations visited were:…

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