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News Archive

December 2013

Chief Fire Officer issues warning ahead of FBU strikes
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is urging party goers to be extra careful during the Fire Brigades Union strike on New Year’s Eve.
Parents urged not to ‘borrow’ smoke alarm batteries to try out toys
Parents are being urged not to ‘borrow’ batteries from smoke alarms to try out new toys on Christmas Day.
Christmas card features top tips on staying safe
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is giving out top tips to help people stay safe this Christmas.
Commendation Event Hanley
An off duty crew manager received a certificate of congratulations last night. 
Commendation Event
An off duty firefighter received a certificate of congratulations last night. 
Vigilance is called for as the FBU is set to strike on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
People are once again being urged to be vigilant ahead of further Fire Brigades Union strikes which are planned for two of the busiest social nights of the year.
Safety messages heeded during second strike
Chief Fire Officer, Peter Dartford, has praised the people of Staffordshire for heeding safety messages, following a second night of strike action.
Chief Fire Officer calls for continued caution during FBU strike
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is urging the community to continue to be cautious ahead of this weekend’s Fire Brigades Union strikes.
Safety warning following flat fire in Burton
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning about the dangers of leaving lit candles unattended following a flat fire in Burton.
Fire crews extricate woman following two-vehicle collision
Firefighters released a woman who was trapped in her car following a two-vehicle collision in Leek.
Revellers and motorists urged to be vigilant during FBU strikes
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is urging revellers and motorists to be vigilant ahead of the Fire Brigades Union strikes this weekend.
Winter weather warning to motorists
Motorists are being urged to take extra care now that the winter weather is upon us.
Man is rescued following flat fire
Firefighters rescued a man after a blaze broke out in his flat in the early hours of this morning.
Staffordshire announces new Deputy Chief
Staffordshire is once again leading the way after appointing the country’s first ever female Executive Director/Deputy Chief Executive to have risen through the ranks.
Warning Following Spate of Chip Pan Fires
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to be extra vigilant whilst cooking in the home. 
Festive fans are urged to follow top safety tips
Festive fans are being urged to follow a series of top tips to ensure they have a safe Christmas and a happy new year.
Firefighters tackle blaze at a Newcastle restaurant
Firefighters have tackled a blaze that broke out in the basement of a restaurant in Newcastle.
Electrical Safety Warning
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people of the dangers of unsafe electrical equipment.