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Our Vision

Our vision is to make Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes the safest areas in England in which to live, work and travel.

Our new website is an important tool in helping us deliver this vision. Here you can find information about staying safe in the home, at work and on the move. You can also find out lots more about us and the services we provide to our community.

Our Vision

Our vision is that Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes are the safest areas in England in which to live, work and travel.

News

Incidents

Incident Updates

Time and date
8:58 PM, Monday 1 March, 2021

Fire in ducting and wall panels

Three appliances and crews from High Wycombe, one from Beaconsfield and two officers attended.

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Naphill

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01/03/2021

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Non-domestic property

Time and date
11:22 AM, Monday 1 March, 2021

Fire in log-burner chimney

One appliance and crew from Newport Pagnell attended. Firefighters used chimney gear and a toolkit.

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Stoke Goldington

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01/03/2021

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Chimney fire

Time and date
11:23 AM, Sunday 28 February, 2021

Fire in extractor fan

Two appliances and crews from Buckingham attended. The fire was out on arrival.

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Buckingham

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28/02/2021

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Electrical fire

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are your fire stations located?

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We have 19 strategically placed stations across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. They are located at (listed in alphabetical order): Amersham, Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Brill, Broughton, Buckingham, Chesham, Gerrards Cross, Great Missenden, Haddenham, High Wycombe, Marlow, Newport Pagnell, Olney, Princes Risborough, Stokenchurch, Waddesdon, West Ashland and Winslow. Details about our fire stations and their locations can be found on our ‘About Us‘ page.

My smoke alarm is beeping what do I do?

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A beeping or chirping smoke alarm can indicate a fault with the battery or sensor within it. Although the smoke alarm may continue to work in the short term when the beep is intermittent, the cause of the beeping needs to be investigated and if necessary the smoke alarm should be replaced.

What is the fitness test for Wholetime Firefighters?

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Wholetime Firefighters are required to complete the 12-minute Chester Treadmill Test and three strength tests. If you are considering applying it is advisable that you start working on your fitness and strength in advance. If you are successful at the early stages of the process you will then be ready for the fitness test. It is also important you maintain your fitness.

I have a disability – can I apply for a Support Staff role?

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Yes you can. We welcome all applications. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked if you have a disability, and asked to give details of the type of adjustments you may require in order to take part in the selection process and to fulfil the role you are applying for, should you be successful. Each case will be considered on an individual basis and, where reasonable adjustments can be made, your application will be progressed.