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News Archive

 May 2013

The Big Lunch

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging members of the local community to pack a lunch and get along to an event at Hanley Community Fire Station on June 3.

Staffs Fire Showcased at County Show
Firefighting, an all-terrain fire appliance that can also manoeuvre through water, Teenage Caveman, Welephant’s children’s club and animal rescue techniques will be showcased by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service at next week’s County Show. 
Teenage Caveman Heads for County Show
Teenage Caveman – Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s latest recruit – is off to the County Show next week to help raise awareness of the consequences of lighting grass fires. 
Brewood Finish Sixth at Extrication Challenge
A team of retained firefighters from Brewood came sixth at the UKRO (United Kingdom Rescue Organisation) extrication challenge that was held at West Midlands Fire Service earlier this month.
Teenage Caveman Not Cool!
A new video targeting teenage fire-setters and raising awareness of the penalty they face if convicted, is launched today by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.  
Student Firefighter Passing Out Parade
Two groups of student firefighters will be awarded for successfully completing their courses at a Celebration of Success event to be held at Lichfield Fire Station tomorrow afternoon, May 21.
Beige is the New Glam!
Lichfield firefighter Sharron Finch is swopping her beige uniform and Blue Watch for a glam frock and makeover tomorrow, Thursday, May 16 when she officially opens the city’s new Debenhams department store.
Three Kitchen Fires in Seven Hours
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to be extra careful when cooking in the home.
Leek Fire
Three fire crews and a water carrier from Staffordshire Moorlands were called to a fire at a warehouse on the Barnfield Road Industrial Estate, Leek at 00.24 yesterday, May 12.
Projects for Young People Awarded £23k
Two projects that engage young people, improve their fitness and well-being and help to tackle anti social behaviour have been awarded a total of £23,000 from Staffordshire County Council’s Local Community Fund.

Brewood Firefighters to Take Part in Extrication Challenge
A team of firefighters from Brewood will be taking part in the UKRO (United Kingdom Rescue Organisation) West Midlands Fire Service extrication challenge this Saturday.
Controlled Burn Runs Out of Control
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are appealing to people to think before attempting to carry out controlled burning after an incident in Cloudside this afternoon.
Blooming Lovely Project for Tamworth
An appeal has gone out for plants, bird feeders and garden tools to help make Tamworth Community Fire Station’s sensory garden an attractive feature for local people to enjoy.
High-Rise Warning
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging Tamworth high-rise residents to be vigilant about anti-social behaviour in their building. The warning follows an incident where a noticeboard inside Townsend House was deliberately set alight.
Targeting Road Safety in West Staffordshire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is taking part in National Road Safety Week from May 6-12 with a series of events in the west of the county aimed at helping to reduce the number of children and young people killed or seriously injured on roads.
Fundraising Events in Memory of Lisa
Firefighters from the east of the county will be taking part in a ladder climb in memory of Lisa Oldham who died tragically last June.
Targeting Road Safety in North Staffordshire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is taking part in National Road Safety Week from May 6-12 with a series of events in the north of the county aimed at helping to reduce the number of children and young people killed or seriously injured on roads.
Targeting Road Safety in East Staffordshire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is taking part in National Road Safety Week from May 6-12 with a series of events in the east of the county aimed at helping to reduce the number of children and young people killed or seriously injured on roads.