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News Archive

December 2012

Winter lifeline launched
A new telephone lifeline has been launched to help elderly and vulnerable residents stay healthy and warm this winter.
Firefighters Praise Elderly Man Following House Fire
Firefighters have praised an 89-year-old man for his actions following a fire at his home on Brookhouse Close in Featherstone this morning.
Look When You Cook this Christmas!
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to ‘look when you cook’ when preparing Christmas dinner.
Christmas Fire Safety Advice at ASDA
Stafford firefighters will be at the ASDA store in Stafford this Thursday giving out fire safety advice to shoppers.
Two Accidental Cooking Fires over the Weekend
Crews from Hanley, Burslem, Biddulph and Sandyford attended two kitchen fires yesterday – both caused by food being left cooking unattended.
Severe House Fire Caused by Candles
A house fire which has destroyed a family home in Stoke started after candles were left burning unattended and fell over on Friday night.
Student Firefighter Passing Out Parade in Lichfield
A group of student firefighters will be awarded for successfully completing their course at their Celebration of Success event that will be held at Lichfield Fire Station on 12th December at 1pm.
Carol Concert at Kidsgrove Community Fire Station
 A carol concert and cheque presentation will be held at Kidsgrove Community Fire Station tomorrow evening.
Student Firefighters Passing Out Parade
A group of student firefighters will be awarded for successfully completing their course at their Celebration of Success event that will be held at Stafford Fire Station on Tuesday 11th December.
Icy Roads Warning in Staffordshire
As the cold weather is forecast to continue over the weekend and beyond, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people of the dangers of icy conditions.
Severe Fire in Whitmore Heath
Over 30 firefighters are currently still tackling a severe roof fire at a detached property on Heath Road in Whitmore Heath.
Smoke Alarm Battery Warning
Staffordshire residents are being advised that their smoke alarm batteries may be affected by the drop in temperature and begin to bleep periodically, signalling a low battery.
Older Persons Campaign
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has today launched its Older Persons Campaign.