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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

March 2017 

Tamworth house fire sparks warning over smoking
Firefighters have issued a safety warning in the wake of a house fire in Tamworth which was caused by discarded smoking materials.
Service launches new campaign on fire death factors
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a campaign highlighting the factors most likely to increase your risk of dying in an accidental fire.
Spring into action to test your smoke alarm
Staffordshire residents are urged to spring into action to ‘Push the Button’ on their smoke alarm when they put their clocks forward this weekend (Sunday 26 March).
Sunlight reflecting off mirror sparks blaze
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued a safety warning after sunlight reflected off a mirror and caused a nearby blind to smoulder.
Sprinkler system minimises damage in flat fire
Firefighters have praised a housing association and Stoke-on-Trent City Council for installing a potentially life-saving sprinkler system which helped to supress a blaze at a block of flats in Stoke-on-Trent.
HGV fire closes M6 in Staffordshire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service responded to reports of a lorry fire on the northbound carriageway of the M6 at around 5:13am today (Wednesday 8 March)
Cheadle firefigher retires after 47 years
One of the longest serving retained firefighters in Staffordshire has retired after 47 years of keeping the community safe.