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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

May 2015

Chief Fire Officer commends former firefighter
A former firefighter from Chase Terrace has been commended for his potentially life-saving actions after he rescued an elderly couple from a house fire.
Businesses warned of changes to firefighters attending automatic fire alarms
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning businesses that from next month automatic fire alarms, where there is no confirmation of a fire, will not be attended by firefighters.
Long Service Awards Evening
Fire and Rescue Service personnel from across the county were awarded for their long service and good conduct at a presentation evening.
Chief Fire Officer commends crews from Lichfield and Burton
Firefighters from Lichfield and Burton have been commended for their efforts to try to save a man who was involved in a road traffic collision.
Microsite highlights dangers of deliberate fire-setting
Young people will be in with the chance of scooping a Playstation 4 if they visit a hard-hitting microsite which warns of the dangers of deliberate fire-setting.
Fire engine and concept car will be at the Staffordshire County Show
Crews will be showcasing a fire engine and the Service’s hi-tech concept car during the annual Staffordshire County Show next week.
Drop-in sessions for 'Dementia Friends'
A trio of drop-in sessions will take place next week to encourage individuals, organisations and businesses to become ‘Dementia Friends’.
One week left to have a say on Community Safety Options
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is urging people to have their say on the proposed ‘Community Safety Options’ before the consultation closes in one week’s time.
Service teams up with Wedgwood to boost safety in Barlaston
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with the world renowned ceramics manufacturer Wedgwood as part of a safety boosting initiative in Barlaston.
Fire Cadets to carry out dramatic extrication demonstration
Fire Cadets from Stafford and Newcastle carried out a dramatic extrication demonstration using specialist equipment funded by a dozen county councillors.
Concept car drives home potentially life-saving messages
A high-tech concept car will be driving home potentially life-saving messages to young people in Tamworth.
Time capsule burial marks milestone
Loggerheads Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on Friday, May 15 when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
Potentially life-saving defibrillator installed in Uttoxeter
A potentially life-saving machine that can be used to help resuscitate people who have suffered a cardiac arrest has been installed in Uttoxeter.
Tumble dryer fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are urging people never to leave tumble dryers on while they are out of the house following a fire in Lichfield.
Firefighters' International Service of Thanksgiving at Alrewas
Hundreds of firefighters from across the United Kingdom will be attending a high profile service of thanksgiving in Staffordshire.