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Service Supports My Appliance Day
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to make their homes safer by taking part in Register My Appliance Day this Thursday (January 19).  The call comes as latest statistics show that Staffordshire  Fire and Rescue Service received 119 calls attributed to faulty appliances  or equipment in 2016. Appliance manufacturers are reminding their customers that they can instantly improve their home safety by taking a few minutes to register the white goods that they rely on every day, have never registered, and completely forget they own.
High-profile Conference Aimed At Social Housing Landlords
Social landlords have been told about the benefits of fitting automatic sprinkler systems in their properties during a high-profile conference at the Service’s headquarters.
Fatal fire caused by cigarette
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging smokers to take extra care after an investigation established that a cigarette was responsible for a fire in which a Stoke-on-Trent woman died.
Authority is recognised in national finance report
A national report has revealed that Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority is among just 10 per cent of local government bodies to have its accounts approved well in advance of the deadline.
Sunlight reflecting off mirror sparks blaze
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued a safety warning after sunlight reflected off a mirror and caused nearby curtains to smoulder.
Quick-thinking neighbour receives CFO's commendation
A quick-thinking resident of Longton has been commended by the Chief Fire Officer for her potentially life-saving actions.
Cause of fire at Aisle of Brides is released
A fire investigation has revealed that a blaze which broke out at the Aisle of Brides in Stoke was started accidentally.
Register electrical items bought on 'Black Friday'
Seasonal shoppers are being urged to register any electrical gifts they snap up during the annual ‘Black Friday’ bonanza.
Join us for the Family Festival of Carols
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Family Festival of Carols is set to take place at Lichfield Cathedral on Sunday, December 4.
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 4.
Leek Community Fire Station is officially opened
Leek’s new community fire station was officially opened during a special ceremony.
Cause of Cobridge fire is released
The cause of a fire which destroyed a terraced house in Cobridge and severely damaged four others has been classed as deliberate.
Potentially life-saving visits following fatal fire
Community Safety Officers will be visiting residents in Bobbington, South Staffordshire, after an older man sadly lost his life in a fire earlier this week.
Investigation is underway into terraced property blaze
A fire investigation is underway following an incident involving five terraced house in Cobridge.
Kitchen fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are warning people not to leave cooking unattended following a pan fire in Chell today.
Sprinkler system minimises damage at Amazon
Firefighters have praised Amazon for installing a potentially life-saving sprinkler system which helped to supress a blaze at its Rugeley site.
Investigation underway into cause of fatal fire
A fire investigation is underway this morning into the cause of a house blaze in Bobbington in which a man lost his life.
Crew returns to former Slitting Mill fire site
Services warn farmers to be vigilant after a spate of fires
Staffordshire and Shropshire fire and rescue services are warning farmers to be extra vigilant following a spate of deliberate blazes on the counties’ borders.
'Team' programme brushes up on DIY skills in aid of charity
Kind-hearted members of The Prince’s Trust ‘Team’ programme, run by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, have been brushing up on their DIY skills to help a local charity.
Sprinkler system installed at fire-damaged accommodation
A sheltered housing scheme in Tamworth which was severely damaged by a blaze has now been renovated and fitted with a potentially life-saving sprinkler system.
House fire in Cheddleton sparks safety warning
Firefighters are warning people to store items in their lofts safely after a blaze broke out at a semi-detached property in Cheddleton.
Service is shortlisted for a trio of top titles
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has been shortlisted for a trio of top titles as part of a national awards ceremony.