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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

September 2009

Chip Pan Fire in Leek
A call was received at 10.24pm yesterday evening reporting a fire at a property on Alsop Road in Leek. 
Partners Unite to Help the Elderly
Over 60 partner organisations from across the Moorlands and Newcastle have teamed up to consider how they can unite together to help elderly people within the local community continue to live safely and independently in their homes.
Firefighter Cycles from London to Paris
Watch Manager John Berrisford will be setting off for a 320k Cycle Challenge from London to Paris this Thursday following many hours of training and fund raising.  
Fire at Landfill Site
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to an incident at Biffa Landfill site on Eccleshall road at 7.20am on 21st September 2009.
South Staffordshire Firefighter is Awarded
A South Staffordshire Firefighter was awarded at a presentation ceremony on Thursday 17th September by the West Midlands Ambulance Service in recognition of his efforts at an incident back in January this year.
Road Traffic Collision in Rough Close
A call was received at 8pm yesterday evening to reports of a road traffic collision on Windmill Hill on Rough Close.
Celebrate Eid Safely
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging the Muslim community to celebrate Eid safely this weekend.
Students to Stay Safe
As the start of the academic year is approaching, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are encouraging students to stay safe in their home by following correct fire safety advice.
Firefighters Scrub Up For Charity
Staffordshire Firefighters will be joining thousands of other Firefighters from across the country in a National Car Wash event this weekend.
Incident on Brookhouse Road
A call was received at 7.30pm last night to reports of a fire on Brookhouse Road in Meir, Stoke on Trent.
Fire at YMCA in Burton
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging people to dispose of cigarette ends correctly.
Lichfield Firefighters are Champions
Two Lichfield Firefighters, who took part in the Trauma Challenge, at the Extrication Challenge Final in Glasgow on Friday, have returned home crowned champions after achieving a place in the top three!
Haystack Fire, Six Ashes in Bobbington
Fire and rescue crews have been in attendance at an incident on Six Ashes road in Six Ashes, Bobbington throughout the night.
Firefighters rescue man from roof
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to an incident at Brewood Church on Dean Street in Brewood at 8.30pm on Saturday evening.
Factory Fire in Burntwood
A call was received just before 11.25am today to reports of a fire at Metal Products factory unit on Prospect Road in Burntwood.
Fire Officers Train Police Officers
Fire Officers in the Moorlands have trained their fellow emergency service colleagues in the Police to spot fire hazards in the home.  
House Fire in Burton
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging people to ensure that their cigarettes are put out, right out following an incident in Horninglow, Burton last night.
Loggerheads Parish Fun Weekend
Firefighters from Ashley will be taking part in a fun weekend this Saturday at Meynell First School in Loggerheads.
Caravanette Fire in Rushton Spencer
A call was received at 6.15am this morning to reports of an incident on the A523 in Rushton Spencer.
Firefighters in the Making
Over 350 young people in the City will have the opportunity to go on a Junior Firefighter course this school year.
Chimney Fire in Cotes Heath
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended an incident at a property on Common Lane in Cotes Heath near Stafford last night.
Road Safety Team Fire Away at Rugeley
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service's Road Safety Team from Rugeley will be teaming up with local driving instructors in Rugeley this weekend to try and reduce the number of serious road traffic collisions.
New Area Commander for South Staffs
South Staffordshire Area Command has welcomed new Area Commander Keith Stubbs to the team.
Lichfield Firefighters in British Extrication Challenge Final!
Firefighters from Lichfield will be representing Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service in the British Extrication Challenge!
New Area Commander for Stafford
Stafford Area Command has welcomed new Area Commander Steve Pope, to the team. As Area Commander Steve will have overall management responsibility for the fire and rescue service in the Stafford Borough.
New Area Commander for Tamworth
Tamworth Area Command have welcomed a new Area Commander, Del Roberts to the team. As Area Commander Del will have overall management responsibility for the fire and rescue service in the Tamworth Borough.
New Area Commander for Newcastle!
Newcastle Area Command has this week welcomed their new Area Commander Rebecca Bryant to the team.
Firefighters Climb Three Peaks for Charity
Firefighters from Chase Terrace have raised over £2000 for The Fire Fighters Charity by completing the Three Peaks Challenge!
Are You Sleeping with Danger?
As the nights draw in and the temperatures drop, it will soon be time to dig out electric blankets once again. But will you be sleeping with danger?
Barn Fire in Mavesyn Ridware
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to an incident on Church Lane, Mavesyn Ridware near Rugeley at 3.50am in the early hours of Sunday morning.
New Area Commander for the Moorlands
Moorlands Area Command has welcomed new Area Commander Tim Hyde, to the team. As Area Commander Tim will have overall management responsibility for the fire and rescue service in the Moorlands.
Garage Fire in Trentham
A call was received yesterday evening at 6.18pm reporting a fire at a property on Parkway, Dairyfields in Trentham.
Hard Hitting Safety Message for Shoppers
Shoppers will get to witness hard hitting car crash demonstrations in Stoke-on-Trent City Centre tomorrow. The event, in Fountain Square from 10am until 3pm, is being held to raise awareness of road safety.
Road Traffic Collision in Cheadle
Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on Creswell Lane in Draycott in the Moor, Cheadle at 0.20am this morning.
Fire Service and Youth Offending Service Join Forces
A new two year partnership between Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Staffordshire Youth Offending Service's Prevention Team has been created to provide more effective support for vulnerable children and young people who are at risk of causing harm to themselves or others.
Bathroom Fire in Little Haywood
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to an incident at a bungalow on Pinewood Drive in Little Haywood at 7.10am this morning.
Are You Sleeping with Danger?
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council are urging the public to think about their safety and will be testing electric blankets free of charge throughout the county.