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News Archive

April 2012

Two Weekend Building Fires in Longton
Staffordshire firefighters spent over 20 hours dealing with two fires in Longton over the weekend.
Fire at Pinnox Street Started Accidentally
A fire on Pinnox Street in Tunstall earlier today started due to an electric fault the Fire Service has revealed.
Building Fire in Brewood
Fire and rescue crews from Brewood, Codsall, Cannock and Penkridge attended a building fire yesterday on Kiddemore Green Road in Brewood.
New Vehicle for Cannock Firefighters
A new fire and rescue vehicle is going operational at Cannock Community Fire Station this weekend.
House Fire in Coton Destroys Kitchen
Firefighters are reminding people to ‘look when they cook’ following a blaze which gutted the kitchen of a property in Coton.
Elderly Couple Had No Smoke Alarms
Firefighters have expressed their dismay that an elderly Stafford couple involved in a fire didn’t have smoke alarms fitted in their home.
Tamworth Residents Flock to Visit New Station
A community drop in event at Tamworth Mercia Community Fire Station on Saturday proved a huge success with visits from nearly 300 residents.
Service Features in New Book
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has been selected to feature in a book published today, entitled Public Services That Work Volume 2.
Service Features in Top 50 Employers for Women
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating after making it into The Times Top 50 Employers for Women list. The list features the top organisations nationally that are leading the way in gender equality in the workplace.
Cause of Weston Coyney House Fire Revealed
A house fire which hospitalised two children started accidentally due to an electrical fault Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Sprinkler Systems Can Save Water as Well as Lives
‘Sprinkler systems can save water as well as lives’ is the message from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service as the county is declared an official drought zone.'
Man Rescued Following House Fire
A 52-year-old man was rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in the kitchen of his Draycott-in-the-Clay home.
Warning Issued Following Tamworth House Fire
Firefighters are warning people to keep their wheelie bins out of sight where possible and away from their properties following a house fire on Tansy Road in Kettlebrook in the early hours of last Friday morning.
Tours of New Community Fire Station
Residents are invited to attend a drop-in event at Tamworth Mercia Community Fire Station on Lichfield Street, Tamworth next Saturday 21 April from 10am – 3pm.
Flat Fire on Ruxley Road in Bucknall
Fire and rescue crews from Hanley and Longton were called to an incident this morning on Ruxley Road in Bucknall.
Children Start House Fire Playing with Matches
A house fire on Ball Haye Road in Leek yesterday was started by children playing with matches.
StreetStadiaTM Easter Event
A special Easter event will be held at Hednesford Park on April 5 between 12pm and 3pm by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and Friends of Hednesford Park.
Firefighter Recruitment in Leek
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking the people of Leek, have you got what it takes to be a firefighter?
Grass Fires Devastate Beauty Spots
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has re-launched its grass fires campaign to combat deliberately started grass fires and is reminding people that starting fires not only endangers lives but destroys Staffordshire’s natural beauty as well.
Two Grass Fires at Ramshaw Rocks Within 48 Hours
Moorlands firefighters have spent over seven hours tackling two separate fires at Ramshaw Rocks in Upper Hulme over the weekend.