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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.
Faulty electrical equipment fires spark campaign
Fires involving faulty electrical equipment have sparked a Service-wide safety campaign that will run throughout November.
Book a stall for the Stokie Christmas Market
Stall-holders are being urged to book their spot for the Stokie Christmas Market.
Brownies present crews with potentially life-saving O2 masks for pets
Kind-hearted Brownies have presented firefighters in Cannock with specially designed oxygen masks to treat pets suffering smoke inhalation.
Fire service reminder to never tackle a fire
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people of the dangers of tackling fires following a serious house fire in Stoke-on-Trent this afternoon.
Crews tackle barn fire through the night
A barn blaze which broke out at a farm in Yoxall yesterday is now under control after firefighters tackled the incident through the night.
Retained recruitment event to attract female firefighters
A retained recruitment event aimed at encouraging more female firefighters to serve the community of Brewood will be held on Thursday, October 20.
FRA approves recommendations for crewing levels
The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority (FRA) has today approved recommendations for changes to the whole-time establishment.
Primary school takes part in 'Kinder Cadets' pilot project
Pupils at a Tamworth primary school have been learning about fire safety as part of a six-week pilot project.
Firefighters are to host fundraising car wash
Firefighters will be hosting a fundraising car wash at Uttoxeter Community Fire Station on Saturday, October 29.
Drumming up interest for retained recruitment drive
Firefighters have been out and about in Cheadle to drum up interest as part of a retained recruitment drive.
Long-serving staff are celebrated at ceremony
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service personnel from across the county have been commended for their long service and good conduct.
One week left to comment on Corporate Safety Plan
Residents are being reminded that they have just one week left to comment on the Service’s Corporate Safety Plan.
Retained recruitment events to be held at Gnosall
A duo of drop-in sessions to encourage people living or working in Gnosall to become retained firefighters will be held next week.
Chimney fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are issuing a timely reminder about chimney fire safety following a house blaze in Stoke-on-Trent.
Retained recruitment event hailed a success
A recruitment event aimed at boosting the number or retained firefighters in Uttoxeter has been hailed a success.
Powerful play highlights potential risks to young motorists
A powerful play which highlights the potential consequences of using a mobile phone while driving is set to be presented at Kidsgrove Community Fire Station.