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News Archive

November 2014

Concept car showcased at Hanley roadshow
A high-tech concept car which aims to drive home potentially life-saving messages to young people is set to be showcased in Hanley.
'Push the button' while trimming the tree
Festive fans are being urged to ‘push the button’ on their smoke alarms when they start decking the halls this Advent.
Firefighters Celebrate Success
Five retained firefighters have been congratulated after completing a challenging three-year development programme to become fully competent.
Perton house fire caused by cigarette
A blaze which caused severe damage to a detached house in Perton was started after a cigarette ignited a waste paper basket.
Enjoy the Family Festival of Carols at Lichfield Cathedral
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Family Festival of Carols is set to take place at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday, December 7.
Celebrating the past, present and future of the fire service
A trio of drop-in sessions will be held at Hugo Meynell Primary School to celebrate the past, present and future of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Drop-in and see designs for Lichfield Community Fire Station
Design plans for the new Community Fire Station in Lichfield are set to be showcased during a drop-in session next week.
Pub blaze sparks safety warning
A blaze which broke out in the bar area of a Newcastle pub has sparked a safety warning from firefighters.
Crews move into Longton's £3.5 million community fire station
Crews have moved into Longton’s new £3.5 million community fire station.
Service supports national safety campaign
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to follow some top tips as part of a national safety campaign.
Staffordshire's Ceremonial Squad Go To Ypres
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Ceremonial Squad will be travelling to Ypres in Belgium, where members will be taking part in remembrance parades throughout the week.
Couple warn of E-cigarette risk following fire
A couple from Birches Head are warning people about the potential dangers of E-cigarettes after a device exploded causing severe damage to their home.
New firefighting tool to be launched in Staffordshire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be hosting the national launch event of a new firefighting tool next week.
Staffordshire is to host national conference
A national conference exploring equality, inclusion and leadership is to be held in Stoke-on-Trent.
Hazard-ridden scene highlights potential dangers
A hazard-ridden scene depicting potential dangers that can be found in the homes of older and vulnerable people has been set up in a vacant Tamworth shop.
Emergency services have now left the scene of a fatal fire in Stafford
Emergency services have now left the scene of a fatal fire in Stafford.
Incidents drop dramatically during FBU strikes
Incidents across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent dropped dramatically during the 96-hour Fire Brigades Union strike when compared to the same time last year.
Tamworth hosts multi-agency event
Organisations from across the region will be exploring how best to engage with people who have moved to the area from Eastern Europe and Russia.
Call for continued caution as strike nears the end
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is calling for continued caution as we approach the final 24 hours of the Fire Brigades Union strike.
Four Stafford Children Awarded For Their Bravery
Four children from Stafford will be awarded with a Chief Fire Officer’s Certificate of Congratulations for their bravery during a fire in their home earlier this year.