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News Archive

May 2017 

Reduce your risk this Ramadan
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is encouraging Muslim communities to ensure they celebrate safely during Ramadan, a month long celebration that starts on Friday May 26.
Firefighter speaks out about the impact of fatal fires

A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service Fire Investigator has spoken of the devastating impact a fatal incident can have on the crew.
Incident sparks reminder to take care in the kitchen
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is reminding residents to take care in the kitchen after a fire.
Rise in secondary fires sparks warning from Service
The number of outdoor fires in Staffordshire has more than tripled this spring compared to last year.
Sprinkler conference is raving success
A sprinkler conference hosted by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has proved a raging success as dozens heard about the benefits from those who have already installed them.
Business awarded for contribution to local community
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have presented a Staffordshire Moorlands business with a Co-operative Employers Award.
Safer Communities CIC helps keep school children Safe+Sound
A project funded by Safer Communities CIC, in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and Sporting Communities CIC, has helped hundreds of school children learn important safety lessons.
Safe and Well visit leads to fresh start for Burslem man
The home of a vulnerable man who received a Safe and Well visit has been transformed to reduce the chances of a fire happening.
Conference highlights success of sprinkler systems
A conference highlighting the successes of sprinkler installations is being held in Staffordshire tomorrow (Thursday 25).
Fire Service rescue person in M6 collision
A person has been rescued from a vehicle after a serious road traffic collision in Staffordshire.
#YouCanToo wholetime Firefighter recruitment campaign launched
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) are set to recruit wholetime firefighters for the first time in eight years.
Smokers urged to dispose of cigarettes carefully after serious house fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding smokers to dispose of cigarettes correctly after a serious house fire in Stoke-on-Trent.
More young people to access life-changing course thanks to successful funding bid
Safer Communities Community Interest Company (CIC), in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and The Prince’s Trust, are extending their successful Team programme after securing funding via the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme through the lead organisation Step to Work (Walsall) Limited’s Evolve project.
Firefighters' International Service of Thanksgiving
Hundreds of firefighters from across the United Kingdom are set to attend a high profile thanksgiving service in Staffordshire.
Two Service Employees Scoop International Awards
Two members of the Service have been recognised for their outstanding delivery of training courses.
Incident at Drayton Manor
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have attended an incident at Drayton Manor.
Property Fire in Newcastle

Firefighters have dealt with a property fire in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Road Safety Awareness for Rugeley School Children
School children from Rugeley are being offered a unique opportunity to learn about road safety.
Stoke-on-Trent Fire Treated as Arson
A large fire in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent is believed to have been caused deliberately.
Firefighters Tackle Large Fire in Cobridge
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service continue to deal with a large fire in Cobridge.
Firefighters Bravery and Sacrifice Honoured
At midday today (Thursday 4 May) firefighters serving in Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) stood on parade in front of their fire stations to observe a minute silence in honour of the bravery and sacrifice of all firefighters who have died on duty whilst serving their communities.
Tamworth School Children Invited to Interactive Safety Event
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) are set to host a number of multi-agency events for school children.
Large Fire at Tamworth Business
Crews from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and neighbouring fire services are dealing with a large fire at an Tame Valley Industrial Estate in Tamworth.
Warning not to leave bonfires unattended after barn narrowly escapes damage

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning residents to keep an eye on anything they are burning at their property after a barn narrowly escaped serious damage in Leek.