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Event to inform landlords of new laws
A series of events will take place across the county to inform landlords of new laws that are due to come into force.
Take a behind the scenes look at Chase Terrace Community Fire Station
Crews are inviting members of the public to take a tour of the new Chase Terrace Community Fire Station on Saturday, July 4.
Water safety warning as temperatures soar
Firefighters are urging people not to swim in unsupervised lakes and pools as temperatures are expected to soar into the late 20s this week.
Long-serving FRA member recieves posthumous award
A long-serving member of the Fire and Rescue Authority has received a posthumous award for his dedication and commitment to the Service.
Two MORE Awards presented in Lichfield
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer has presented two prestigious MORE Awards to winners in the Lichfield area.
Stafford's MORE Award winners revealed
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer has presented four prestigious awards for excellent work carried out in the Stafford area.
North Staffordshire's MORE Award winners announced
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer has presented two prestigious MORE Awards to winners in the north of the county.
Key partner is presented with a MORE Award
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer has presented a key NHS partner in Tamworth with a prestigious MORE Award.
Burton's MORE Award winner is revealed
A former firefighter from Burton has won a prestigious Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service MORE Award.
Firefighters tackle flat blaze
Firefighters tackled a blaze that broke out at a flat in Tamworth over the weekend.
Firefighters rescue residents trapped in flats
Firefighters rescued residents who were trapped in their homes after a blaze broke out at a flat in Burton.
Pupils are to enjoy an exciting educational experience
Hundreds of Uttoxeter school children will be taking part in an exciting educational experience during a joint initiative next week.
MORE Awards winners are to be revealed next week
The winners of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s prestigious MORE Awards are set to be revealed next week.
Call for companies to donate wooden pallets
Firefighters are calling on companies that have spare wooden pallets to donate them to the Service.
Safety boosting campaign is launched in the east
Specialist safety technicians and volunteers have launched a campaign in the east to encourage residents to book a free Home Fire Risk Check.
Long-serving firefighter is to receive an honour
A long-serving member of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has been awarded an honour in Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday list.
Television fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are supporting a national safety campaign which urges older people to register electrical appliances following a house fire in Cheadle.
Chairman and Vice Chairman announced
Members of Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority have voted in their Chairman and Vice Chairman for the coming year.
Exciting educational experience for pupils
Hundreds of Tamworth school children will be taking part in an exciting educational experience during a joint initiative next week.
Cook up a storm with 'Family Food and Fun' in Kidsgrove and Rugeley
Families in Kidsgrove and Rugeley are invited to cook up a storm while learning how to live a healthier life as part of a free six-session course.
Fire service praises joint working at Alton Towers' incident
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has praised the joint working between the emergency services and Alton Towers staff during Tuesday’s incident on The Smiler ride.
Fire Authority thanks contributors to recent consultation
Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority is thanking individuals and organisations that participated in its recent consultation.
Chief Fire Officer commends former firefighter
A former firefighter from Chase Terrace has been commended for his potentially life-saving actions after he rescued an elderly couple from a house fire.
Businesses warned of changes to firefighters attending automatic fire alarms
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning businesses that from next month automatic fire alarms, where there is no confirmation of a fire, will not be attended by firefighters.
Long Service Awards Evening
Fire and Rescue Service personnel from across the county were awarded for their long service and good conduct at a presentation evening.
Chief Fire Officer commends crews from Lichfield and Burton
Firefighters from Lichfield and Burton have been commended for their efforts to try to save a man who was involved in a road traffic collision.
Microsite highlights dangers of deliberate fire-setting
Young people will be in with the chance of scooping a Playstation 4 if they visit a hard-hitting microsite which warns of the dangers of deliberate fire-setting.
Fire engine and concept car will be at the Staffordshire County Show
Crews will be showcasing a fire engine and the Service’s hi-tech concept car during the annual Staffordshire County Show next week.
One week left to have a say on Community Safety Options
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is urging people to have their say on the proposed ‘Community Safety Options’ before the consultation closes in one week’s time.
Drop-in sessions for 'Dementia Friends'
A trio of drop-in sessions will take place next week to encourage individuals, organisations and businesses to become ‘Dementia Friends’.
Service teams up with Wedgwood to boost safety in Barlaston
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with the world renowned ceramics manufacturer Wedgwood as part of a safety boosting initiative in Barlaston.
Concept car drives home potentially life-saving messages
A high-tech concept car will be driving home potentially life-saving messages to young people in Tamworth.
Time capsule burial marks milestone
Loggerheads Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on Friday, May 15 when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
Fire Cadets to carry out dramatic extrication demonstration
Fire Cadets from Stafford and Newcastle carried out a dramatic extrication demonstration using specialist equipment funded by a dozen county councillors.
Potentially life-saving defibrillator installed in Uttoxeter
A potentially life-saving machine that can be used to help resuscitate people who have suffered a cardiac arrest has been installed in Uttoxeter.
Firefighters' International Service of Thanksgiving at Alrewas
Hundreds of firefighters from across the United Kingdom will be attending a high profile service of thanksgiving in Staffordshire.
Tumble dryer fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are urging people never to leave tumble dryers on while they are out of the house following a fire in Lichfield.