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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

July 2015

Service features in national pregnancy and maternity campaign
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is featuring in a national campaign launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to reduce pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
Off-duty police sergeant is to be commended by CFO
The courage of an off-duty police sergeant who provided vital assistance following a road traffic collision will be commended by Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer on Monday.
Barn fire caused by spontaneous combustion
A blaze which broke out in a barn at Adbaston near Eccleshall was sparked when 600 tonnes of bailed hay spontaneously combusted.
Event to celebrate apprentices' achievements
Apprentices from across Staffordshire celebrated their achievements during a special ceremony at The County Showground.
Man who led elderly neighbour to safety will be commended
A man whose swift action potentially saved the life of his elderly neighbour will receive a commendation on Friday, July 24.
Safety warning after Bio-Ethanol incident
Firefighters have issued a warning over the use of Bio-Ethanol burners after a man suffered serious injuries during an incident in Stafford.
Parents urged to warn children about dangers of derelict buildings
Parents are being urged to warn their children about the dangers of playing in derelict buildings during the school summer holidays.
Flames Aren't Games Facebook page is launched
Young people will be in with the chance of scooping a Playstation 4 if they visit a new ‘Flames Aren’t Games’ Facebook page.
Firefighters support colleagues at major incident
Firefighters from Staffordshire are assisting colleagues in Cheshire to tackle a major incident at a wood flour mill.
Street Games sessions arranged across the city
Young people across Stoke-on-Trent can keep the boredom at bay during the summer holidays by taking part in a series of free sport sessions.
Keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday
Young people can keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday by taking part in a series of fun-filled events in the west of the county.
Young people celebrate successful completion of course
A duo of celebration events will take place for young people who have successfully completed a Prince’s Trust course, run by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Fire Cadets celebrate their passing out parade
Fire Cadets in Stoke-on-Trent will be celebrating their passing out parade on Saturday, July 18.
Service and university sign 'Memorandum of Understanding'
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer and the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Staffordshire University have pledged to work closely together to boost safety across the county.
FRA approves recommendations for Staffordshire
The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority (FRA) has today approved recommendations for how the Service will operate across the county.
Crews move into Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station
Crews have today moved into the new Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station.
Keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday
Young people can keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday by taking part in a trio of events in Tamworth.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Tutbury fire station
Firefighters are inviting residents to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Tutbury Fire Station on Sunday, July 12.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abbots Bromley Fire Station
Firefighters are inviting residents to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abbots Bromley Fire Station on Saturday, July 11.
Recommendations for the future of the fire and rescue service
The recommendations for the future of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have today been published.
Official opening of Chase Terrace Community Fire Station
Chase Terrace’s new community fire station will be officially opened during a special ceremony on Wednesday, July 8.
Take a behind the scenes look at Chase Terrace Community Fire Station
Crews are inviting members of the public to take a tour of the new Chase Terrace Community Fire Station on Saturday, July 4.
Event to inform landlords of new laws
A series of events will take place across the county to inform landlords of new laws that are due to come into force.
Warning in the wake of an electrical fire
The Service is urging people to ensure electrical items are unplugged and stored safely when they go on holiday following a blaze in Kinver.