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Firefighters remain at the scene of a major fire which broke out at the Station Hotel in Ayr on Monday evening.

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A new buzz in Ayrshire

There’s a buzz about Ayrshire as Kilmarnock Community Fire Station has welcomed new inhabitants. The station has installed beehives and has produced its first jars of honey.
28 September 2023

UPDATED - 31-08-23 East Lothian fire - smoke continues to be visible and residents urged to follow safety advice

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 1.40pm on Monday, 28 August to reports of a fire at a commercial landfill site in Dunbar.
31 August 2023

Latest Fire Safety and Organisational Statistics published

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) employs more than 7,600 people, according to latest figures.
31 August 2023

Scottish Firefighters to participate in health screening trials

The Scottish Government has provided funding of £56,000 to enable firefighters based in Scotland to participate in a UK-wide health screening programme which is being facilitated by the Fire Brigades Union and the University of Central Lancashire.
29 August 2023

Memorial Service honours fallen firefighters on the 51st anniversary of Kilbirnie Street fire in Glasgow

Today commemorates the 51st anniversary of the Kilbirnie Street fire, a tragic incident in Glasgow that claimed the lives of seven firefighters.
25 August 2023

A Colombian national achieves the dream of becoming a firefighter

One of Scotland’s newest firefighters has told how he was inspired by the bravery of rescue teams after witnessing devastating earthquakes in South America.
23 August 2023

Scotland’s longest serving firefighter retires after more than half a century

Watch Commander Dave Farries QFSM, 70, first joined South Eastern Fire Brigade in Edinburgh as a junior fireman on 19 August 1968.
18 August 2023

Minister's commitment to heritage preservation following Museum visit

The Minister for Victims and Community Safety has visited a new museum celebrating Scotland’s rich fire and rescue heritage, ahead of its official opening.
14 August 2023

On Call Firefighter receives Employer Recognition Award

An on call firefighter from the Isle of Lewis has been one of the first to receive an Employers Recognition Award from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
11 August 2023