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News Archive

October 2016 

Faulty electrical equipment fires spark campaign
Fires involving faulty electrical equipment have sparked a Service-wide safety campaign that will run throughout November.
Book a stall for the Stokie Christmas Market
Stall-holders are being urged to book their spot for the Stokie Christmas Market.
Brownies present crews with potentially life-saving O2 masks for pets
Kind-hearted Brownies have presented firefighters in Cannock with specially designed oxygen masks to treat pets suffering smoke inhalation.
Fire service reminder to never tackle a fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people of the dangers of tackling fires following a serious house fire in Stoke-on-Trent this afternoon.
Crews tackle barn fire through the night
A barn blaze which broke out at a farm in Yoxall yesterday is now under control after firefighters tackled the incident through the night.
Primary school takes part in 'Kinder Cadets' pilot project
Pupils at a Tamworth primary school have been learning about fire safety as part of a six-week pilot project.
FRA approves recommendations for crewing levels
The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority (FRA) has today approved recommendations for changes to the whole-time establishment.
Retained recruitment event to attract female firefighters
A retained recruitment event aimed at encouraging more female firefighters to serve the community of Brewood will be held on Thursday, October 20.
Firefighters are to host fundraising car wash
Firefighters will be hosting a fundraising car wash at Uttoxeter Community Fire Station on Saturday, October 29.
Drumming up interest for retained recruitment drive
Firefighters have been out and about in Cheadle to drum up interest as part of a retained recruitment drive.
Long-serving staff are celebrated at ceremony
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service personnel from across the county have been commended for their long service and good conduct.
One week left to comment on Corporate Safety Plan
Residents are being reminded that they have just one week left to comment on the Service’s Corporate Safety Plan.
Retained recruitment events to be held at Gnosall
A duo of drop-in sessions to encourage people living or working in Gnosall to become retained firefighters will be held next week.
Chimney fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are issuing a timely reminder about chimney fire safety following a house blaze in Stoke-on-Trent.
Retained recruitment event hailed a success
A recruitment event aimed at boosting the number or retained firefighters in Uttoxeter has been hailed a success.
Powerful play highlights potential risks to young motorists
A powerful play which highlights the potential consequences of using a mobile phone while driving is set to be presented at Kidsgrove Community Fire Station.