Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

New Support for Cornish Fire Victims

Delicious Submit this page to reddit

8:01am 16th December 2012

Cornish fire victims are going to get more help to come to terms with their ordeal.

A Red Cross team is now attending blazes alongside firefighters.

Their specially adapted van will provide somewhere for families to wait, make an action plan and talk things through.

Volunteer Frankie Boyd said:

“Somewhere were they’re warm and dry, somewhere potentially where their children have got somewhere to sit watch DVDs and we’ve got some toys, to give them a cup of tea and really someone to listen. I think when people have a crisis, like losing all your possessions. It gives them an opportunity to find some peace.

“Everyone goes through that panic situation. I can’t imagine what it’s like losing your home, but it must be very upsetting and as volunteers we’re trained to listen and to offer almost a counselling service for the emotional side.”

8:01am 16th December 2012

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
school 3

Calls For More Support For Disadvantaged Cornish Pupils

A charity wants to 'close the achievement gap' in Cornish classrooms

flames fire

PHOTOS: "Soul Destroying" Fire Devastates Cornish Business

Owners of dry cleaners have spoken of their heart break after three years building up the business

Most read
travis perkins

Job Losses At Building Supplies Firm With Branches Across Cornwall

We do not know which Travis Perkins sites will be affected

police line

Pensioner Dies After A30 Crash

Police say the 84 year old's car hit the central reservation at Launceston

Top articles

Care Worker Jailed For Pensioner's Murder

Cornwall News: Karen Pedley from Carharrack handed 14 life sentences

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

CS gas spray found after London City Airport evacuated

National News: Police investigating a "chemical incident" at London City Airport have found suspected CS gas spray.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

Actress Shailene Woodley 'tells the truth' of her arrest

Showbiz News: Shailene Woodley has written an article "telling the truth" about her arrest for protesting against the Dakota oil pipeline.

Justin Ross Harris 'sexted teen while toddler son died in car'

World News: A man exchanged sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son died in the back of his baking hot car, a court has heard.

England forward Kruis out due to ankle surgery

Sports News: England forward George Kruis will be out for "a number of weeks" after having ankle surgery, say his club Saracens.

Shark-cage diver 'reborn' after close encounter with great white

Strange News: A man who survived a face to face encounter with a great white shark says he feels "reborn" after the terrifying incident.

Newer article

Anger Over Plan to Move Historic Monument

Cornwall News: Fowey's Tristan Stone to be shifted to make way for homes and park and ride

Older article

Questions Over Cost of Bus Pass Deal

Cornwall News: Claims a new deal on concessions could cost Cornish taxpayers half a million pounds.

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate 2Pirate Oldies on DAB Digital RadioEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training


© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.


We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.