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News Archive

February 2017 

Council Tax increase approved
Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority yesterday agreed to increase its Council Tax precept by 1.75 per cent from April 2017.
Could you be a retained firefighter in Tamworth?
The Service is holding recruitment days at Tamworth Fire Station, on Lichfield Street, on Wednesday, February 22 at 6pm and Saturday, February 25 at 10am.
Plastic waste fire in Milton caused deliberately
A fire investigation into the incident on Redhill Road in Milton has found the blaze was started deliberately
Recycled plastics fire, Milton
Firefighters are dealing with a fire at a recycling plant on Redhills Road, Milton, Stoke-on-Trent. The emergency call was received at 8.21am today.
Service warns motorists to steer clear of flood water
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents not to drive through flood water and to adhere to warning signs following a water rescue on Thursday, February 2.
Fire in Stafford flat considered suspicious
A fire investigation has found the cause of a serious fire in Stafford on Friday January 27 is suspicious.
Service to instruct Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are celebrating after being awarded a licence from the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme which runs in partnership with the Service’s Cadet+ Programme.
Firefighters still battling Milton plastics fire
Crews from Hanley, Newcastle and Longton, along with an aerial ladder platform, continued to tackle the fire at Milton in Stoke-On-Trent today, February 6, and the incident is expected to continue for the next few days.
Staffordshire residents and businesses urged to help in the fight against illicit waste
Residents and businesses in Staffordshire are being urged to help in the fight against illicit waste.