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News Archive

 June 2013

Firefighters tackle chemical incident in Cannock
Firefighters are tackling a chemical incident at Laney Green near Junction 11 of the M6.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service backs calls for domestic sprinklers
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing calls made by the Chief Fire Officers’ Association to legally enforce the installation of sprinklers in all domestic properties. 
Talented trio scoop top titles at awards ceremony
A trio of talented apprentices from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have been honoured at an awards ceremony.
Chief Fire Officer is awarded honorary degree
Chief Fire Officer Peter Dartford is to be awarded an honorary degree by Staffordshire University.
Staffordshire scoops a trio of top awards
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has scooped a trio of top national awards.
Brewood Firefighters Train for National Challenge
Six retained firefighters from Brewood have stepped up their training to take part in the national finals of an Extrication Challenge next month.
Fire crews fight blaze in Ashley Heath
Firefighters have tackled a blaze which broke out at a bungalow in Ashley Heath.
Dramatic demonstrations at fire station’s family fun day
Firefighters in Tamworth are inviting the community to an action packed family fun day.
Life-saving machine to be installed in Brewood
A life-saving machine that can be used to help resuscitate people who have suffered a heart attack is to be installed in Brewood.
Sprinklers save Fenton business from potentially devastating fire
A potentially devastating blaze has been avoided at a Stoke-on-Trent business thanks to the installation of a sprinkler system.
Firefighters rescue calf from canal
Firefighters have rescued a calf that was trapped in a canal in Stoke.
Firefighters tackle blaze at block of flats in Stafford
Firefighters have tackled a blaze which broke out at a block of flats in Stafford in the early hours of this morning.
Firefighters Scrub Up For Charity
Firefighters from Chase Terrace will be taking part in a charity car wash event on Saturday 22 June. The event will take place from 9.30am until 3pm at Chase Terrace Fire Station.
Fire and Rescue Authority announces Chairman and Vice Chairman
Members of Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority have voted in their Chairman and Vice Chairman for the coming year.
House Fire in Cannock
Fire and Rescue crews from Cannock attended a house fire on St Luke’s Close in Cannock on Sunday morning.
Firefighters tackle vehicle blaze
Firefighters from Lichfield tackled a blaze after a car was in collision with a building last night.
Fire service reveals record-breaking results
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has today revealed record-breaking reductions in the number of incidents that crews have been called to in the last year.
Firefighters tackle blaze at industrial unit in Longport
Fire and rescue crews from across the county have battled a blaze at an industrial unit containing thousands of fireworks.
School children are set to get in a spin at cycle safety event
School children in Lichfield will be getting in a spin as part of a cycle safety event next week.
High profile campaign to combat anti-social behaviour
Hundreds of children in Staffordshire will learn about the perils of playing with fire and the consequences of crime as part of a high profile campaign.
Revellers urged to be safety savvy as temperatures soar
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging revellers to be safety savvy as temperatures soar to 20 degrees.
Appeal for buildings to be secured following fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing to owners of disused factories to ensure their buildings are properly secured to prevent people from entering the premises. 
Water warning following deaths in quarry
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging young people not to swim in unauthorised waters after a teenage boy and a man died in a disused quarry.