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News Archive

August 2012

Kitchen Safety Reminder Following Fire in Brereton
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents about the importance of kitchen safety after a woman was taken to hospital following a fire in her Brereton home.
House Fire in Leek Started Deliberately
A fire investigation has revealed that a house fire in Leek overnight was started deliberately.
Service’s Response to Inaccurate Newspaper Reports
Contrary to recent reports in the media, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is not looking to 'axe' firefighters through a new voluntary redundancy policy.
Kitchen Fire in Porthill
Crews from Newcastle and Sandyford were called to a kitchen fire at a property on Croft Avenue in Porthill at 9.40pm last night.
Washing Machine Fire in Blurton
A washing machine left turned on whilst the occupant was out has caused a kitchen fire in Blurton last night.
Kitchen Fire in Leek
Firefighters have attended kitchen fire at a property on Priory Avenue in Leek this afternoon.
Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy to Spend a Day on Station
Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy will spend a day on shift with Stafford firefighters next week.
Man Rescued from Tutbury Flat Fire
A 28-year-old man was rescued by firefighters from a fire at his flat on Church Street in Tutbury late Sunday night.
Campers Urged to Take Care This Bank Holiday
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging campers to take care this Bank Holiday weekend.
Brewood Firefighters Represent Staffordshire
 A team of firefighters from Brewood Fire Station will be representing Staffordshire this Thursday at a road traffic collision extrication competition.
Unattended Candle Causes Flat Fire
An unattended candle sparked a severe bedroom fire in a ground floor flat on Maple Close in Norton Green this morning.
Minor Incidents Only at V Festival
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has praised festival goers for taking heed of the recommended fire safety guidance over the weekend.
Chip Pan Fire in Stafford
Firefighters are reminding residents to look when they cook following an incident in Beaconside, Stafford last Thursday.
Kitchen Fire in Burton
Two crews from Burton were called to a kitchen fire at a house on Waterloo Street in Burton at 7.10pm last night.
Service Shortlisted for PRide Award
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating after being shortlisted for a Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) award.
Fenton Fire Started Deliberately
A fire which destroyed a conservatory at TS Direct in Fenton in the early hours of this morning was started deliberately.
Candle Causes Garage Fire
A candle that had been left in a garage in Eccleshall sparked a fire late last night.
Fire Warning to Festival Goers
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding revellers going to this weekend’s V Festival that a fire can destroy a tent in less than 60 seconds. The Service is urging festival goers to follow basic fire safety advice to ensure no-one is injured by fire.
No Working Smoke Alarms at Lichfield House
A Lichfield man and woman had a lucky escape from a kitchen fire on Stowe Street in Lichfield after the man left cooking unattended on Sunday afternoon.
L.I.F.E Students Celebrate Success
A group of students aged from 15 to 17 will be awarded for successfully completing a student firefighter course at a celebration of success event that will be held at Cannock Community Fire Station this Friday.
Youngsters in Dinghy Spark River Trent Search
A group of youngsters spotted on the River Trent in a dinghy last night sparked a frantic two hour search after they disappeared from view.
We Don’t Want to Save Your Bacon!
With the hot weather set to return in time for the weekend, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding Staffordshire’s residents that they don’t want to have to save your bacon!
L.I.F.E Students Celebrate Success
A group of students aged from 15 to 17 will be awarded for successfully completing a student firefighter course at a celebration of success event that will be held at Cannock Community Fire Station this Friday.
Smoke Alarm Saved Mans Life
A smoke alarm that was fitted by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service saved the life of an elderly gentleman yesterday afternoon.
Fire Deaths and Injuries Reach All Time Low
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating the lowest level of deaths and serious injuries in accidental house fires in the organisation’s history.
Tamworth Teenagers Celebrate Their Success
A group of young people will be awarded for successfully completing a Flames Aren’t Games themed Student Firefighter course at Tamworth Community Fire Station this Friday.
Keeping motorists safe in Stoke-on-Trent
Police and partner agencies are to launch a targeted campaign to step-up road safety on the A500.