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News Archive

December 2011

Look When You Cook this Christmas!
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to ‘look when you cook’ when preparing Christmas dinner this weekend.
Woman Hospitalised Following Chip Pan Fire
A woman was taken to hospital last night following a chip pan fire at her home on Marmion Park in Tamworth.
Motorists urged to be vigilant following severe weather warning from MET Office
Motorists are being urged to take extra care on Staffordshire’s roads following a severe weather warning from the MET Office.
Winter Warming Warning
With temperatures set to drop into minus degrees this weekend, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to consider fire safety when trying to keep warm.
Tamworth Student Firefighters
A group of student firefighters will be awarded for successfully completing their course at a Celebration of Success event held at Tamworth Community Fire Station.
Stafford Student Firefighters Awarded
Two groups of student firefighters will be awarded for successfully completing their course at Celebration of Success events that will be held at Stafford Fire Station on 13 and 15 December.
Christmas Carols in Codsall
Codsall Fire Station will be hosting a Christmas Carol Concert on 15th December from 6.30pm.
Leek Man Lucky to be Alive after Cigarette Fire
A 58-year-old Leek man is lucky to be alive after a fire in his Portland Street North home in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Sprinklers Allow for Safe Evacuation
Around 90 workers at F Ball on Station Road in Cheddleton were able to safely evacuate the factory this morning after a fire broke out at around 8.30am and the fitted sprinklers activated.
Official Opening for Newcastle Community Fire Station
Newcastle Community Fire Station will be officially opened by a Cabinet Minister on Friday.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to Provide Action for Blind and Partially Sighted People
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Action for Blind People (Action) are teaming-up to help vulnerable residents with sight loss to access services and support. The county-wide partnership will be launched at Tamworth Community Fire Station on 07 December 2011.
Free Home Fire Risk Check for Christmas
Residents in Staffordshire are being encouraged to look out for elderly relatives, friends and neighbours this Christmas by ensuring they’ve had their free Home Fire Risk Check from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Bucknall Pub Fire Started Deliberately
A pub fire which took over 30 firefighters over three hours to extinguish was started deliberately Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Older People Set to be Safer in Their Homes
Millions of older people in the UK are set to become safer from fire in their homes following the launch of a National Older Persons Strategy by the Chief Fire Officers’ Association (CFOA).
Firefighters Talk Fire Safety with Age UK
Burton firefighters have spent this week speaking to a group of elderly Burton residents at the Age UK luncheon club about winter fire safety.
Sandyford Success, One Year On
It has been just over a year since Sandyford Community Fire Station opened its doors to the public and to date it has been a huge success.
Student’s Cars Fail Free Checks
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service carried out free car safety checks on 149 cars at Newcastle-under-Lyme College and Keele University last week.