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News Archive

May 2014

Firefighters celebrate success
Five retained firefighters have been congratulated after completing a challenging three-year development programme to become fully competent.
MORE Awards shortlisted nominees are revealed
The shortlist of firefighters, support staff and volunteers nominated to win a prestigious MORE Award has been revealed.
Charity Car Boot Sale - Hanley
A car boot sale will be held on Bank Holiday Monday at Hanley Community Fire Station to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity.
Competition Highlights the Dangers of Deliberate Fire- Setting
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is set to launch a microsite which will showcase the Teenage Caveman video and give young people the chance to scoop a top notch prize – a Playstation 4.

Firefighters are urging people to be careful when cooking following a chip pan fire in Newcastle.
Firefighters are to demonstrate rescue skills at county show
Crews will be showcasing their latest fire engine and demonstrating animal rescue techniques during the annual Staffordshire County Show later this month.
Brewood Firefighters Scrub Up For Charity
Firefighters from Brewood will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, May 24. The event will take place from 10am until 2pm at Brewood Fire Station.
Smokers urged to take extra care following fatal fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging smokers to take extra care after an investigation established that a cigarette was responsible for a fire in which a Stafford lady died.
Staffordshire Supports National Campaign
Firefighters in Staffordshire are supporting a national campaign which aims to highlight the potential risks posed by hoarding.
Fatal house fire in Stafford
A woman has died following a fatal house fire at Western Downs, in Stafford.
Firefighters tackle house fire in Stafford
Firefighters have this morning tackled a blaze at a semi-detached property in Western Downs, Stafford.
Work is to start on community fire station in Loggerheads
The first phase of work is set to get underway at the new community fire station in Loggerheads on Monday, May 12.
Staffordshire is to host an international service of thanksgiving
Hundreds of firefighters from around the world will attend a high profile ceremony of thanksgiving in Staffordshire this weekend.
Fire service urges people to sign up for Twitter Alerts
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service can now send alerts about major incidents directly to Twitter-users via their smartphones.
Teaming up to offer top tips on car maintenance
Women can learn more about maintaining their cars during an event tomorrow (May 7) evening.
Dozens of delegates have attended a high profile conference
Dozens of delegates have attended a high profile conference which explored new ways of working together to better protect the people of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
Praise from Chief Fire Officer after no incidents of note reported during strike
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer, Peter Dartford, has again praised the vigilance of the county’s residents after no incidents of note were reported during this weekend’s national FBU strike.
Chief Fire Officer thanks residents for taking extra care during strike action
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer, Peter Dartford, has thanked members of the community for being extra vigilant during today’s industrial action.