Bedford School Fire
It's a typical day at Bedford School, quiet with just the faint murmur of school boys in their lessons. But 40 years ago the scene was very different. On 3 March 1979...
Beds Fire and Rescue
A woman has been taken to hospital this morning (Monday) after she was rescued by fire crews from a burning bungalow in Kempston...
Bob Cheveralls
A Bedford firefighter diagnosed with throat cancer has joined the call for more to be done to protect firefighters from harmful chemicals and toxins, after it was found they are twice as likely...
Seven water safety boards have been installed at areas of open water in Bedford Borough, thanks to a partnership with Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue, Bedford Borough Council and...
Arrest Police
Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of arson in connection with three separate incidents in Kempston and Bromham, which took place in the...
Fire recruits
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (BFRS) On-Call Firefighter trainee programme has welcomed five new recruits. After a selection process...
Beds Fire and Rescue
Spring has well and truly sprung and as this Easter bank holiday is set for glorious weather, you may be planning a BBQ of two, so Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue have issued...
New Bombay
The New Bombay Restaurant, which suffered fire damage on Sunday afternoon, will be closed for the foreseeable future says the owner. As they now decide what to do next, they told the Bedford Independent that they would...
Firefighters will be at Currys on Rope Walk, Bedford, this Saturday to encourage people to register their electrical appliances...
Local dog Twiggy is being hailed a hero after 'fetching' help when her owner became stuck in the River Great Ouse at Felmersham on Thursday (1 July). The woman became stuck after...
Beds Fire and Rescue
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are currently working to rescue a driver who has become trapped in their car after an accident at Clapham Sainsbury's...
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue have teamed up with the Beds Police Rural Crime Team to ensure fire safety across the agricultural community. The Kempston Green watch fire team have produced guidance...