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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

April 2015

Young people receive Prince's Trust Award
A group of young people are celebrating after successfully completing a Prince’s Trust course, run by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
MORE Awards shortlist is revealed
The shortlist has been revealed for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s prestigious MORE Awards.
Firefighters continue to tackle woodland blaze
Firefighters are continuing to tackle a woodland blaze in Alton which has covered an area equivalent to 15 football pitches.
Newcastle firefighters scrub up for charity
Firefighters from Hanley will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, April 25.
Time capsule burial marks milestone
Rugeley Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on Friday when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
Crews tackle more than 100 grass and bin fires over Easter
Firefighters tackled more than 100 small grass and bin fires in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent during the Easter holiday.
Drop-in session is to be held in Kidsgrove
A drop-in session is set to be held at Kidsgrove Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Drop-in session is to be held in Burslem
A drop-in session is set to be held at Burslem Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Drop-in session is to be held in Burton
A drop-in session is set to be held at Burton Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Fundraising firefighters have raised over £9,000
Fundraising firefighters will be presenting five organisations in Stoke-on-Trent with cheques totalling more than £9,000 on Monday.
Duo of drop-in sessions are to be held in Cannock
Two drop-in sessions are set to be held at Cannock Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Drop-in session is to be held in Tamworth
A drop-in session is set to be held at Tamworth Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Derelict building fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are warning of the potential safety risks of entering derelict buildings following a severe blaze at Goldenhill in Stoke-on-Trent.
Bridge repairs at Sandyford Community Fire Station
Residents and local organisations who use the community facilities at Sandyford Community Fire Station are being re-assured it is business as usual, despite some external building work which will commence next week.
Fire Cadets team up with Port Vale footballer
Fire Cadets based in Sandyford teamed up with Port Vale Football Club player Nathan Smith as part of a community project.
Drop-in session to be held in Lichfield
A drop-in session is set to be held at Lichfield Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Duo of drop-in sessions are to be held in Rugeley
Two drop-in sessions are set to be held at Rugeley Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Duo of drop-in sessions are to be held in Stone
Two drop-in sessions are set to be held at Stone Community Fire Station as part of an on-going consultation on how the Service will operate in the future.
Non genuine charger causes house fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning of the risks of buying non-genuine chargers following a fire which left a family’s home uninhabitable.
Retained recruitment drive is launched across the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment drive to boost the number of retained firefighters across the county.
Mayor takes on charity challenge at Service's HQ
The daring Mayor of Stone will be abseiling 60ft down the training tower at the Service’s headquarters to raise money for charity.
Volunteers sought for Timebanking project
The Service is seeking extra volunteers to support its Timebanking project in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
House Fire in Lichfield
A family of five had an extremely lucky escape following a fire that happened at their home over the Bank Holiday weekend.