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News Archive

February 2013

Staffordshire Launches Team Challenge
Nine of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s young apprentices are aiming to become team of the year in a competition aimed at showcasing the value of apprenticeships across England.
Road Safety Event in Stafford
Stafford firefighters will visit Stafford Services later this week to promote road safety.
Cigarette Causes Stone House Fire
Firefighters from Stone, Stafford, Rising Brook and Longton attended a house fire on Redhill Gardens in Stone this morning.
Warning about Wood Burners Following Incident
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have issued an urgent warning about wood burners following an incident over the weekend in Milford where a man suffered burns using a wood burner.
Firefighters Attend Third Clothing Fire Incident
Firefighters in East Staffordshire have attended a third incident involving clothing catching fire. This follows similar incidents in Tamworth and Abbots Bromley in recent weeks.
Residents Urged to Ban the Pan!
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging Staffordshire residents to ‘ban the pan’ to mark National Chip Week (18 – 24 February).
Fire Service Council Tax Contribution to Remain the Same
Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority have today agreed not to increase council tax from April 2013.
Elderly Lady Rescued from House Fire
A woman in her 70s was rescued from a house fire at her Newton Hurst Lane home in Abbots Bromley on Friday night.
Stay Flipping Safe!
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to take care when cooking their pancakes this Shrove Tuesday, which falls on 12 February.
Coroner's Recommendations Welcome
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has renewed its calls for the Government to take action, following a Coroner’s recommendation for water sprinklers to be fitted to existing high-rise homes.
Celebrate Chinese New Year Safely
Residents celebrating Chinese New Year on February 10 are being urged to ‘look when they cook.’
Accidental Fire Destroys Flat
A flat on Chaucer Close in Tamworth was destroyed by an accidental fire at the weekend.
Advice Following Fatal Fire House
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging everyone to ensure they have working smoke alarms, following a fatal fire in Little Hay near Lichfield on January 26.
Performers Sought for Fire Service MORE Awards
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is seeking local community-based performers to perform at its prestigious MORE Awards ceremony at the County Showground in Stafford on March 7.
Fire Service Achieves Equality Excellence
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating achievement of the Excellent level of the Fire and Rescue Service Equality Framework (FRSEF).