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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

September 2016 

Retained recruitment event to be held at Tutbury
A recruitment drive to encourage people living or working in Tutbury to become retained firefighters is set to be held on Tuesday, October 11.
Crews in Brewood are to open doors to the community
Crews in Brewood are inviting members of the community to pop in and see what they do on a day-to-day basis and pick up some top safety tips.
Cooking campaign aims to cut kitchen fires
A campaign which aims to save lives and reduce the number of injuries caused by cooking fires has been launched in Staffordshire.
Retained recruitment event to be held at Uttoxeter
A recruitment drive to encourage people living or working in Uttoxeter to become retained firefighters is set to be held on Tuesday, October 4.
Service-wide safety drive for Community Wellbeing Week
Potentially life-saving safety talks, events and demonstrations will be held across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent when hundreds of fire and rescue service staff take part in ‘Community Wellbeing Week’.
Air quality monitoring equipment to be deployed
Cannock Chase Council’s Environmental Health Team are to deploy equipment to monitor the air quality in the immediate area of the fire at Oak Farm, Slitting Mill.
Public meeting held with residents regarding Oak Farm fire
A public meeting took place at Rugeley Fire Station last night to reassure residents about the fire at Oak Farm.
Latest update on Oak Farm fire
Following the Tactical Assessment Meeting (TAM) this morning, the burning stack at Oak Farm in Slitting Mill will now be capped with soil as agreed by the multi-agency partnership.
Update on the fire at Oak Farm, Slitting Mill
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS) have engaged a national expert in waste fires to support the ongoing situation at Oak Tree Farm.
Time is running out to comment on Corporate Safety Plan
Residents are being reminded that they have just one month left to comment on the Service’s Corporate Safety Plan.
Fire at Oak Tree Farm Slitting Mill Rugeley
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service is endeavouring to deal with the ongoing situation at Oak Tree Farm in Slitting Mill, by constant monitoring in conjunction with the Environment Agency and working closely with Cannock Chase Council.
Staffordshire firefighters to take part in national competition
Firefighters from Staffordshire will be going head to head with their colleagues from across the UK as part of a national competition.
Firefighters dealing with blaze at Rugeley farm
Firefighters are continuing to deal with a fire today at a farm in Slitting Mill, Rugeley.
Join us for Family Day tomorrow
Daring rescue demonstrations, Moorlands Radio, face painting and much more will be entertaining visitors to the Service’s Family Day this Saturday (September 3). 
Spate of electrical fires sparks safety warning
A spate of electrical fires across Staffordshire involving white goods has sparked a safety warning.
Team programme puts Dominic on the road to success
A Stafford teenager is now on the road to success after passing his driving test thanks to The Prince’s Trust Team programme.
Campaign makes a clean sweeep for chimney fire safety
Firefighters have issued a timely reminder for residents to make sure their chimneys and log burners are well-maintained as we approach the colder months.