UPDATE 29TH JANUARY 2020 Stephan Owen On the 3rd January 2020 we posted an appeal from Merseyside Police regarding the whereabouts of Stephan Owen who was last seen on Thursday 5th December 2019. Following the discovery of a body in a park in South Liverpool, on Friday 17th January 2020, it is with great regret…

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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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Welcome to the new website for The Fire Brigade Society. In-line with The Society’s agreed Operational Plan, a new web site has been developed by Steve Udall, the Society’s Web Manager, with the assistance of Richard Williams, FBS Membership Secretary and FBS Distribution Manager, and Ralph Horton, FBS Publications Unit Managing Editor. The new site…

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Fire Cover 225 is the latest publication from The Fire Brigade Society for its Members. This issue consists of 52 pages of the usual features and special articles as below: Sheffield Steel Every Picture Tells a Story Memorial for Falkland Island Firefighters Fire Standards Board for England The Night of London Finding Pinzgauer  

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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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