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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

March 2015

Service warns of the consequences of deliberate fire setting
Parents are being urged to inform their children that they could face two years in prison or a fine of up to £5,000 if they deliberately set fires.
Chip pan fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are urging people never to leave cooking unattended after an elderly lady had to be rescued from her home following an incident.
Call for companies to support cadets' community projects
Businesses are being asked to donate plants and tools to support two community focussed projects that are being undertaken by Fire Cadets.
Volunteers honoured at a special ceremony
Volunteers who dedicate their spare time to supporting the work of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have been honoured at a special ceremony.
Interactive event aims to improve fire safety
An interactive display which depicts potential safety hazards will be set up at Hanley Community Fire Station as part of a specialist training event.
Change of time for Stafford's consultation on options for change
The time of the public consultation event in Stafford to discuss the options for change, both for the town and the county, has been changed.
Do the 'Tick Tock Test' when the clocks go forward
Firefighters are urging people to ‘Push the Button’ on their smoke alarms when they change their clocks on Sunday, March 29.
Students create model 'smoke house' for fire and rescue service
Firefighters have teamed up with college students in Tamworth as part of an innovative project to educate people on fire safety in the home.
Firefighters are to host a community celebration in Stone
Firefighters are inviting Stone residents to take a look around their new community fire station as part of a special celebration event.
Young people revamp community centre
More than a dozen young people have given Acton Trussell Community Centre a revamp as part of the Service’s Prince’s Trust programme.
Firefighters give out potentially life-saving advice
Firefighters are giving out potentially life-saving advice to residents following an incident in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Pupils are benefiting from a high-profile campaign
Hundreds of pupils in the west of the county will learn about the perils of playing with fire as part of a high profile campaign.
Time capsule burial marks milestone
Longton Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on Wednesday when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
Hanley firefighters scrub up for charity
Firefighters from Hanley will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, March 14.
One week left to nominate your 'Fire Service Champion 2015'
Residents, partners and businesses are being reminded that they have one week left to nominate a ‘Fire Service Champion 2015’ in the MORE Awards.
Stafford firefighters scrub up for charity
Firefighters from Stafford will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, March 14.
House fire sparks warning over smoking
Firefighters have issued a safety warning in the wake of a severe house fire in Tunstall which was caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials.
More than 50 firefighters tackle factory blaze
More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a factory on the Lichfield Road Industrial Estate in Tamworth.
Pupils learn about the perils of playing with fire
Hundreds of pupils in Stoke-on-Trent will learn about the perils of playing with fire as part of a high profile campaign.
Fire service backs national No Smoking Day
Firefighters are warning of the potential safety risks linked to lighting up after shocking statistics reveal that almost 700 house fires were caused by smoking materials in five years.
Crews carry out 13 HFRCs following fatal fire
Crews have given potentially life-saving advice to residents in 13 homes following a fatal fire in Meir.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Kidsgrove
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Kidsgrove to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Praise is given to Good Samaritan's potentially life-saving actions
Firefighters have praised the potentially life-saving actions of a Chase Terrace resident who reported a blaze in the home of an older couple.
Fire Service invites public to discuss options for change in Tamworth
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Tamworth to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Candle fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are warning people of the dangers of leaving lit candles unattended following a blaze at house in Bentilee.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Stafford
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Stafford to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Cannock
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Cannock to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Service celebrates after scooping two top awards
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating after scooping two top national awards.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Rugeley
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Rugeley to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Burton
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Burton to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Burslem
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Burslem to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Crews carry out dramatic extrication demonstration
Firefighters will be carrying out a dramatic extrication demonstration to highlight the potential consequences young drivers face if they do not follow the rules of the road.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Lichfield
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Lichfield to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the city and the county.
Crews move into Loggerheads' new £1.7M community fire station
Crews have today moved into Loggerheads' new £1.7 million community fire station.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Stone
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Stone to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.