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Smoking caused fire which left woman seriously injured
A fire investigation into the blaze which left a woman with severe burns in Chell has concluded that smoking materials were the cause.
Keep warm safely urges fire service following house fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking residents to keep warm safely following a house fire in Burton.
Emergency services issues plea following arson attacks at schools
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) and Staffordshire Police are asking residents to be on the look out for suspicious activity around schools in Uttoxeter following a spate of shed fires.
Cigarette fire sparks new plea
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents to discard smoking materials carefully following a flat fire in Stafford.
Woman dies in Withington whilst lighting open fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to keep warm safely after a fire investigation found an open fire was involved in the incident where a woman sadly died in Withington.
Lady dies in fire in Withington

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has attended a fire in Withington which sadly saw an woman lose her life.
Service tackles another appliance fire after inconsiderate parking causes delay in response
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents to park responsibly after they were delayed in responding to another appliance fire in a home in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent.
Dog starts fire in kitchen
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning residents not to leave anything flammable on top of cookers after a fire in a home in Leek.
Stoke house fire leaves woman in critical condition
A fire investigation into the blaze in Stoke-on-Trent on Friday December 22 has found the fire started in an electrical socket.
Woman seriously injured in house fire

A woman remains in a critical condition after a house fire in Stoke-on-Trent.

Young people celebrate completion of Prince's Trust Team Programme
Young people enrolled on the Prince’s Trust Team Programme with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have celebrated their successful completion of the course.
Make fire safety part of your New Year resolutions
As residents begin to think about making New Year resolutions and plans for 2018, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking them to also revamp their home fire safety.
Wele and Elf help spread festive fire safety messages
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s mascot Wele and naughty elf Buddy have been helping share fire safety messages this Christmas.
Community group raise cash for Fire Fighters Charity
A community group that uses the facilities at Chase Terrace Community Fire Station have raised £400 for the Fire Fighters Charity.
Service staff scoop up awards
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are celebrating after being shortlisted for several national awards and winning three awards at the Asian Fire Service Association Awards National Conference in Royal Berkshire.
Community group raise cash for Fire Fighter Charity

A community group that uses the facilities at Chase Terrace Community Fire Station have raised £400 for the Fire Fighters Charity.

Service’s Christmas wish: Don't let this Christmas be the SAME
As families come together to celebrate the holidays Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is wishing residents a Christmas free from fire in their homes.
Prince's Trust Team work helps those in need
Young people taking part in the Prince’s Trust Team Programme with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have completed a project to help those in need this Christmas.
New recruits welcomed to service
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed 15 new recruits to the Service following an intense 15 week training course.
Exploding window spark plea from Service
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service urges residents not to leave flammable items too close to heat sources and ensure they have fire guards following a fire in Chell.
Service reminds residents to keep warm safely
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging resident to keep warm safely this winter.
Sing with the Service this Christmas
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is inviting members of the public to get into the spirit of Christmas at their annual Family Festival of Carols.
Service urges residents to take care on roads this winter
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to extra care on the roads as more wintery weather is forecast.
Trainee firefighters take part in a week of prevent
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s trainees have taken part in a full week of prevent and protect training.
Service backs City of Culture bid with ducks on fire trucks
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are getting behind the Stoke-on-Trent UK City of Culture 2021 bid.
Public commended for bravery after bungalow fire rescue
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has recognised members of the public for their bravery at a serious incident.
Prince's Trust Team put new twist on advent calendar
Young people taking part in the Prince’s Trust Team Programme with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have launched a festive appeal in a bid to help those in need this Christmas.
Woman injured after trying to rescue dog from house fire
A woman has been injured after a serious house fire in Stoke yesterday, Tuesday November 28.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service Staff shortlisted for national award
The Service is very proud to announce that several members’ staff have been shortlisted for the 2017 Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards.
Service gives tops tips on staying safe this winter
With temperatures getting colder and nights getting longer Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to stay safe in their homes and on the roads this winter.
Enjoy a seasonal shop at the Stokie Christmas market
The popular Stokie Christmas Market is set to return to Hanley Community Fire Station on Sunday, December 3.
Register electrical Black Friday bargains
Seasonal shoppers are being urged to register any electrical items they snap up during the annual Black Friday spending spree.
Large farm blaze caused accidentally
A large fire in Eccleshall was caused accidentally by a metal fragment in the dust bin according to a fire investigation.
Service reminds residents to look when you cook and keep hobs clear after kitchen fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents to ‘look when you cook’ and keep your hob clear of flammable materials after a fire in a home in Stoke-on-Trent.
Wades Potteries fire caused by firework
The fire at the old Wades Pottery site in Stoke-On-Trent was caused accidentally by a stray firework according to a fire investigation.
Amazon fire is suspicious
The blaze at Amazon, Power Station Road is being treated as suspicious by police after a fire investigation found it was most likely caused deliberately.
Service part of Staffordshire Business Festival
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Business Support Team (BST) is set to deliver a workshop as part of a yearly business event.
Warning to keep mirrors away from windows after near miss
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents not to leave mirrors near windows after a near miss at a home in Stone.
Man hospitalised after cigarette causes fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents of the four factors which increase the chances of dying in an accidental house fire.