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News Archive

September 2014

Official opening of Shared Fire Control
Staffordshire and West Midlands Fire Control will be officially opened at a ceremony on Monday, September 29.
Young people are to embark on a pioneering partnership project
A pioneering partnership project which aims to help young people take their first steps towards a successful career is to start next week.
Family Day Raises Thousands For Charity
A family day held by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has raised more than £2,000 for a national charity.
Service-wide safety drive for 'Community Wellbeing Day'
Dozens of safety events, talks and demonstrations are to be held across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent as part of the Service’s first ‘Community Wellbeing Day'.
Ipstones fire station set to mark milestone anniversary
Firefighters past and present will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of Ipstones’ station next week.
Hanley Firefighters Scrub Up For Charity
Firefighters from Hanley will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, September 27. The event will take place from 10am until 4pm at Hanley Community Fire Station.
Staffordshire's Chief Fire Officer takes up national role
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer Peter Dartford has been appointed President of the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA).
Fun packed line up for Family Day
Daring rescue demonstrations, Stafford FM, face painting and much more will be entertaining visitors to the Service’s Family Day this weekend.
Staffordshire Is To Host National Conference
A national conference exploring mental health and assistive technology is to be held in Staffordshire next week.
Recruitment Fair To Be Held at Fire Service Family Day
Job seekers are invited to a recruitment fair being held at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Family Day.
Fire at Industrial Estate in Cannock

Fire and rescue crews have been working through the night tackling a fire at an industrial estate in Cannock.

Staffordshire's Chief Fire Officer To Take Up National Role
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer Peter Dartford will be appointed President of the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) at an event on Monday, September 15.
Dramatic drop in grass fires following campaign
The high profile Flames Aren’t Games campaign has once again proved a success across the county with hundreds fewer small fires reported this summer compared to 2013.
Acetylene incident is declared safe
An Acetylene canister which caught fire at Halfords in Cannock has now been made safe.
Fire crews tackle incident at Halfords in Cannock
Fire crews are in attendance at an incident involving an Acetylene cylinder at Halfords in Cannock.
Road closed as firefighters tackle HGV blaze
Firefighters are attending an incident in Cannock involving a HGV trailer carrying scrap vehicles.
Narrow Boat Fire in Fradley
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging boat owners to ensure they have smoke alarms following a severe boat fire on Fradley Junction Canal
Crews move into new £1.7 million community fire station
Crews have today moved into Chase Terrace’s new £1.7 million community fire station.
Work is to start on Burton's new community fire station
Work on Burton’s new £3.8 million community fire station is set to start on Monday, September 29.