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Service-wide safety drive for Community Wellbeing Week
Potentially life-saving safety talks, events and demonstrations will be held across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent when hundreds of fire and rescue service staff take part in ‘Community Wellbeing Week’.
Latest update on Oak Farm fire
Following the Tactical Assessment Meeting (TAM) this morning, the burning stack at Oak Farm in Slitting Mill will now be capped with soil as agreed by the multi-agency partnership.
Public meeting held with residents regarding Oak Farm fire
A public meeting took place at Rugeley Fire Station last night to reassure residents about the fire at Oak Farm.
Air quality monitoring equipment to be deployed
Cannock Chase Council’s Environmental Health Team are to deploy equipment to monitor the air quality in the immediate area of the fire at Oak Farm, Slitting Mill.
Update on the fire at Oak Farm, Slitting Mill
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS) have engaged a national expert in waste fires to support the ongoing situation at Oak Tree Farm.
Fire at Oak Tree Farm Slitting Mill Rugeley
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service is endeavouring to deal with the ongoing situation at Oak Tree Farm in Slitting Mill, by constant monitoring in conjunction with the Environment Agency and working closely with Cannock Chase Council.
Time is running out to comment on Corporate Safety Plan
Residents are being reminded that they have just one month left to comment on the Service’s Corporate Safety Plan.
Staffordshire firefighters to take part in national competition
Firefighters from Staffordshire will be going head to head with their colleagues from across the UK as part of a national competition.
Firefighters dealing with blaze at Rugeley farm
Firefighters are continuing to deal with a fire today at a farm in Slitting Mill, Rugeley.
Spate of electrical fires sparks safety warning
A spate of electrical fires across Staffordshire involving white goods has sparked a safety warning.
Join us for Family Day tomorrow
Daring rescue demonstrations, Moorlands Radio, face painting and much more will be entertaining visitors to the Service’s Family Day this Saturday (September 3). 
Team programme puts Dominic on the road to success
A Stafford teenager is now on the road to success after passing his driving test thanks to The Prince’s Trust Team programme.
Campaign makes a clean sweeep for chimney fire safety
Firefighters have issued a timely reminder for residents to make sure their chimneys and log burners are well-maintained as we approach the colder months.
Fire and police compete in fundraising football match
Firefighters and police officers went head to head when they took part in a fundraising football match.
Young people receive Prince's Trust award
A group of young people have graduated from a Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service led Prince’s Trust Team programme.
Drop-in sessions to help shape the Service's future
Residents are being invited to help shape the future of the fire and rescue service during a series of drop-in sessions across the county.
Retained recruitment drive is running in the west
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment drive to boost the number of retained (on call) firefighters for its stations in the west of the county.
Retained recruitment drive is running in the east
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment drive to boost the number of retained (on call) firefighters for its stations in the east of the county.
Fun-packed line up for Family Day
Daring rescue demonstrations, Moorlands Radio, face painting and much more will be entertaining visitors to the Service’s Family Day on September 3.
Fire safety courses make good business sense
Business owners in Staffordshire can help to prevent a blaze from breaking out in their premises by taking part in a nationally recognised fire safety course.
Retained recruitment drive is running in the north
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a recruitment drive to boost the number of retained (on call) firefighters for its stations in the north of the county.
Inspirational event to celebrate women
An event which will highlight the inspirational impact that women have on society is set to be held.
Firefighters issue warning in the wake of house fire
Firefighters have issued a safety warning in the wake of a house fire in Tunstall which was caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials.
Hundreds head to Leek Community Fire Station's fun day
Hundreds of visitors flocked to Leek’s new community fire station to enjoy a fun day and to witness the burial of a commemorative time capsule.