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Off-duty police sergeant is to be commended by CFO
The courage of an off-duty police sergeant who provided vital assistance following a road traffic collision will be commended by Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer on Monday.
Service features in national pregnancy and maternity campaign
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is featuring in a national campaign launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to reduce pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
Barn fire caused by spontaneous combustion
A blaze which broke out in a barn at Adbaston near Eccleshall was sparked when 600 tonnes of bailed hay spontaneously combusted.
Event to celebrate apprentices' achievements
Apprentices from across Staffordshire celebrated their achievements during a special ceremony at The County Showground.
Man who led elderly neighbour to safety will be commended
A man whose swift action potentially saved the life of his elderly neighbour will receive a commendation on Friday, July 24.
Parents urged to warn children about dangers of derelict buildings
Parents are being urged to warn their children about the dangers of playing in derelict buildings during the school summer holidays.
Warning in the wake of an electrical fire

The Service is urging people to ensure electrical items are unplugged and stored safely when they go on holiday following a blaze in Kinver.

Safety warning after Bio-Ethanol incident
Firefighters have issued a warning over the use of Bio-Ethanol burners after a man suffered serious injuries during an incident in Stafford.
Firefighters support colleagues at major incident
Firefighters from Staffordshire are assisting colleagues in Cheshire to tackle a major incident at a wood flour mill.
Flames Aren't Games Facebook page is launched
Young people will be in with the chance of scooping a Playstation 4 if they visit a new ‘Flames Aren’t Games’ Facebook page.
Keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday
Young people can keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday by taking part in a series of fun-filled events in the west of the county.
Street Games sessions arranged across the city
Young people across Stoke-on-Trent can keep the boredom at bay during the summer holidays by taking part in a series of free sport sessions.
Young people celebrate successful completion of course
A duo of celebration events will take place for young people who have successfully completed a Prince’s Trust course, run by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Service and university sign 'Memorandum of Understanding'
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer and the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Staffordshire University have pledged to work closely together to boost safety across the county.
Fire Cadets celebrate their passing out parade
Fire Cadets in Stoke-on-Trent will be celebrating their passing out parade on Saturday, July 18.
FRA approves recommendations for Staffordshire
The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority (FRA) has today approved recommendations for how the Service will operate across the county.
Crews move into Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station
Crews have today moved into the new Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station.
Keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday
Young people can keep the boredom at bay this summer holiday by taking part in a trio of events in Tamworth.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Tutbury fire station
Firefighters are inviting residents to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Tutbury Fire Station on Sunday, July 12.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abbots Bromley Fire Station
Firefighters are inviting residents to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abbots Bromley Fire Station on Saturday, July 11.
Recommendations for the future of the fire and rescue service
The recommendations for the future of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have today been published.
Official opening of Chase Terrace Community Fire Station
Chase Terrace’s new community fire station will be officially opened during a special ceremony on Wednesday, July 8.
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.