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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

News Archive

September 2017 

Service-wide safety drive for community wellbeing week
Potentially life-saving safety talks, events and demonstrations are to be held across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire when hundreds of fire and rescue service staff take part in Community Wellbeing Week.
House left uninhabitable after dishwasher fire
A home in the Staffordshire Moorlands has been left uninhabitable after a dishwasher fire.
Children learn about road safety at Hanley fire station
School children visited Hanley community Fire Station on Friday September 22 to learn about truck and child safety (TACS) as part of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Safe+Sound project.
Fire service rewards staff for their long service
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has recognised 10 members of staff for their long service.
Elderly couple taken to hospital after carbon monoxide scare

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents of the importance of having working carbon monoxide alarms after an incident in Leek.

Staffordshire fire chief receives honorary degree
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (SFRS) Chief Fire Officer (CFO) has been honoured by a local university.
Resident reminded to check electrical equipment
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging residents to register their electrical appliances and check they are in proper working order as the peak time of year for electrical fires approaches.
Man taken to hospital after flat fire in Leek
The Service is urging residents not to leave flammable materials near cookers after a man was rescued from a flat fire in Leek on Monday September 18.
Firefighters take part in multi-agency exercise
Firefighters and staff have been involved in a multi-agency exercise to test emergency response and resilience plans for terrorism related incidents within Staffordshire.
Motorists urged to take extra care following severe weather warnings
Motorists are being urged to take extra care on Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent roads following two severe weather warnings from the MET Office.
Firefighters take part in national challenge
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service crews have taken part in a national firefighter competition.
Businesses urged to manage fire risk
As part of a national drive Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be urging local businesses to manage their risk of fire.
Residents urged to follow chimney and fire safety advice after open fire causes house fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents to follow safety advice as part Chimney Safety Week.
New training facility opened by royalty
A new training complex at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s headquarters in Stone has been officially unveiled by The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO.
Final chance to nominate for fire service awards
The countdown is on for residents across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to vote for the Fire Service Champion of 2017.
Huge drop in deliberate fires following Flames Aren't Games campaign
Figures for arson have plummeted following a Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service campaign aimed at highlighting the dangers of deliberate fires.
Prince’s Trust award presented to young people
A group of young people have celebrated their successful completion of The Prince’s Trust’s Team course, delivered by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
New training facility to receive royal seal of approval
A unique new training facility at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Headquarters is set to be unveiled by royalty.
Leek firefighter retires in style after 30 years service
A Leek firefighter enjoyed a stylish surprise from his watch on his last day with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Fire cadets celebrate their passing out parade
Fire Cadets in Stoke-on-Trent have celebrated completion of their course in a special passing out parade.
Service urges residents to carefully check instructions before using electrical equipment after NUL fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to read equipment instructions carefully after a fire in Westlands, Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Celebrate the new Biddulph Community Fire Station
Residents are invited to take a look around the new Biddulph community Fire Station during an open day now its renovation is complete.
Children assessed for smoke inhalation after Tamworth flat fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging residents to check they have working smoke alarms after a fire in a Tamworth home.