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Four Stafford Children Awarded For Their Bravery
Four children from Stafford will be awarded with a Chief Fire Officer’s Certificate of Congratulations for their bravery during a fire in their home earlier this year.
Celebrating the past, present and future of the fire service
A trio of drop-in sessions will be held at Hugo Meynell Primary School to celebrate the past, present and future of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Drop-in and see designs for Lichfield Community Fire Station
Design plans for the new Community Fire Station in Lichfield are set to be showcased during a drop-in session next week.
Pub blaze sparks safety warning
A blaze which broke out in the bar area of a Newcastle pub has sparked a safety warning from firefighters.
Crews move into Longton's £3.5 million community fire station
Crews have moved into Longton’s new £3.5 million community fire station.
Service supports national safety campaign
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to follow some top tips as part of a national safety campaign.
Couple warn of E-cigarette risk following fire
A couple from Birches Head are warning people about the potential dangers of E-cigarettes after a device exploded causing severe damage to their home.
Staffordshire's Ceremonial Squad Go To Ypres
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Ceremonial Squad will be travelling to Ypres in Belgium, where members will be taking part in remembrance parades throughout the week.
New firefighting tool to be launched in Staffordshire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be hosting the national launch event of a new firefighting tool next week.
Staffordshire is to host national conference
A national conference exploring equality, inclusion and leadership is to be held in Stoke-on-Trent.
Incidents drop dramatically during FBU strikes
Incidents across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent dropped dramatically during the 96-hour Fire Brigades Union strike when compared to the same time last year.
Hazard-ridden scene highlights potential dangers
A hazard-ridden scene depicting potential dangers that can be found in the homes of older and vulnerable people has been set up in a vacant Tamworth shop.
Emergency services have now left the scene of a fatal fire in Stafford
Emergency services have now left the scene of a fatal fire in Stafford.
Call for continued caution as strike nears the end
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is calling for continued caution as we approach the final 24 hours of the Fire Brigades Union strike.
Tamworth hosts multi-agency event
Organisations from across the region will be exploring how best to engage with people who have moved to the area from Eastern Europe and Russia.
Large industrial unit fire in Stafford
Firefighters are dealing with a fire at an industrial unit on Tilcon Avenue, Stafford.
Take extra care as resources are reduced during FBU strike
Residents are being warned that resources will be reduced during the 96-hour Fire Brigades Union (FBU) strike which will be held in the run up to Bonfire Night.
Crews move into Kinver's £1.9 million community fire station
Crews have today moved into Kinver’s new £1.9 million community fire station.
Celebrate safely this Bonfire Night
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to celebrate safely during the Bonfire Night festivities.
Safety warning as FBU announces 96-hour strike
Peter Dartford, Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer, has again called for people to be extra vigilant following the announcement of a 96-hour Fire Brigades Union strike.
Partners launch 'Pumpkin Patrol' in Cannock
Cannock Chase Council’s ‘THINK – be aware who you scare’ campaign is back this Halloween and Bonfire night.
Staffordshire firefighters trial fire behaviour unit
Staffordshire firefighters have been the first to trial the Fire Service College’s new mobile fire behaviour unit.
Long service and good conduct awards
Fire and Rescue Service personnel from across the county were awarded for their long service and good conduct at a presentation evening last night.
Commendation awarded to off duty paramedic
A paramedic is to be presented with a Chief Fire Officer’s Certificate of Commendation tomorrow evening for his brave actions at a road traffic collision last year.
Firefighters tackle tumble dryer blazes
Firefighters are warning people of the dangers of tumble dryers following a trio of incidents in the east of the county.
Service urges people to do the 'Tick Tock Test'
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to do the ‘Tick Tock Test’ when the clocks go back this weekend.
Tumble dryer blaze sparks safety warning
Firefighters are urging people to ensure their tumble dryers are regularly maintained following a blaze in Burton.
Hard-hitting campaign highlights firework safety
A hard-hitting campaign which aims to highlight the risks that fireworks can pose to young people is taking place in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
Service celebrates after scooping more than £5 million
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has scooped a Government grant of more than £5million to fund two high-profile projects.
Road traffic collision in Codsall
Firefighters from Staffordshire and Shropshire have dealt with a road traffic collision on Boscobel Road, Codsall.
Eye-catching campaign sees blazes plummet
An eye-catching campaign which highlighted arson hotspots in Tamworth has seen the number of small fires plummet by 75 per cent.
Life-saving machine has been installed in Penkridge
A potentially life-saving machine that can be used to help resuscitate people who have suffered a heart attack has been installed in Penkridge.
Crews tackle fire at terraced house
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a terraced house in Cobridge.
Firefighters tackle flat blaze in Stoke
Firefighters tackled a blaze at a flat in Stoke town centre last night.
Stone rangers support firefighters in safety drive
Community spirited young women in Stone teamed up with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to spread safety messages.
Dealership helps put young people on the road to success
Young people taking part in a pioneering project are on the road to success thanks to the generosity of a car dealership in Hanley.
Kitchen fire sparks HFRC push in Huntington
Crews are visiting homes in Huntington to offer potentially life-saving Home Fire Risk Checks following a kitchen fire in the area.
Father of four warns of chip pan dangers
A father of four from Stafford has warned of the dangers of deep frying in a saucepan after a severe fire destroyed the family home.
Sixty firefighters tackle Tamworth house blaze
A total of 60 firefighters tackled a blaze at a terraced property in Tamworth during the early hours of Saturday morning.
Event to drive home road safety message
Firefighters will demonstrate extrication techniques when a simulated road traffic collision is set up at a safety event.
Sessions will keep the mind busy
Older people in Codsall will be brushing up on their computer skills with the help of local students next week.
Community Wellbeing Day is hailed a success
Hundreds of members of staff from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were out in force yesterday for the first ever Community Wellbeing Day.