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News Archive

April 2016 

Commendation awarded for potentially life-saving actions
A Staffordshire firefighter whose actions potentially saved a man’s life has received a certificate of commendation from the Service.
Stone smokers urged to stub it out
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging smokers in Stone to ‘stub it out’ with the launch of a smoking cessation clinic on April 29, from 9am – 1pm.
Safety Town returns to Tamworth
Hundreds of Tamworth pupils will learn about the perils of playing with fire and the consequences of crime as part of a joint initiative.
MORE award nominees revealed for the east of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration is in its ninth year and firefighters, support staff and volunteers from the east of the county have all been shortlisted for MORE Awards.
MORE award nominees revealed for the west of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration is in its ninth year and firefighters, support staff, partnerships and a charity from the west of the county have all been shortlisted for MORE Awards.
MORE award nominees revealed for the north of the county
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s annual celebration is in its ninth year and firefighters, support staff and an agency from the north of the county have all been shortlisted for MORE Awards.
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.
Event celebrates opening of stone’s community fire station
Stone’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony yesterday (April 20).
Crews tackle 25 deliberate fires in East Staffordshire
East Staffordshire saw a 278% increase in grass, bin and rubbish fires over this year’s Easter break compared to the same period last year Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Reduction in easter grass fires in west of the county
Grass and bin fires in the west of the county have seen a 68% decrease over this year’s Easter break compared to the same period last year Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Reduction in easter grass fires in north Staffordshire
North Staffordshire saw a 56% decrease in grass and bin fires over this year’s Easter break compared to the same period last year Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has revealed.
Sponsored sleep out challenges homelessness
Nine apprentices from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be taking part in a sponsored sleep out on April 22.
Event marks official opening of Stone Community Fire Station
Stone’s new community fire station will be officially opened during a special ceremony on Wednesday, April 20.
Ellenhall Road Traffic Collision statement
We are sad to confirm that a fire appliance from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service was involved in a road traffic collision with a motorcycle around midday on Saturday April 9 on the B5405 Ellenhall near Eccleshall.
Air cadets mark anniversary with fire service visit
2016 marks the 75th anniversary of Air Cadets and the Tamworth squadron celebrated the occasion with a visit to Tamworth Community Fire Station on April 7.
Newcastle man saved by smoke alarm
A Newcastle man was rescued by firefighters from a fire in his upstairs flat on Ford Street, Silverdale, Newcastle-under-Lyme at 00.15 today (April 5), after his neighbour heard his smoke alarms operating and called 999.