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Call for commpanies to support cadets' community projects
Businesses are being asked to donate plants and tools to support two community focussed projects that are being undertaken by Fire Cadets.
Interactive event aims to improve fire safety
An interactive display which depicts potential safety hazards will be set up at Hanley Community Fire Station as part of a specialist training event.
Volunteers honoured at a special ceremony
Volunteers who dedicate their spare time to supporting the work of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have been honoured at a special ceremony.
Do the 'Tick Tock Test' when the clocks go forward
Firefighters are urging people to ‘Push the Button’ on their smoke alarms when they change their clocks on Sunday, March 29.
Change of time for Stafford's consultation on options for change
The time of the public consultation event in Stafford to discuss the options for change, both for the town and the county, has been changed.
Students create model 'smoke house' for fire and rescue service
Firefighters have teamed up with college students in Tamworth as part of an innovative project to educate people on fire safety in the home.
Firefighters are to host a community celebration in Stone
Firefighters are inviting Stone residents to take a look around their new community fire station as part of a special celebration event.
Young people revamp community centre
More than a dozen young people have given Acton Trussell Community Centre a revamp as part of the Service’s Prince’s Trust programme.
Firefighters give out potentially life-saving advice
Firefighters are giving out potentially life-saving advice to residents following an incident in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Pupils are benefiting from a high-profile campaign
Hundreds of pupils in the west of the county will learn about the perils of playing with fire as part of a high profile campaign.
Time capsule burial marks milestone
Longton Community Fire Station will mark a milestone on Wednesday when a time capsule is buried in its grounds.
One week left to nominate your 'Fire Service Champion 2015'
Residents, partners and businesses are being reminded that they have one week left to nominate a ‘Fire Service Champion 2015’ in the MORE Awards.
Hanley firefighters scrub up for charity
Firefighters from Hanley will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, March 14.
Stafford firefighters scrub up for charity
Firefighters from Stafford will be holding a charity car wash event this Saturday, March 14.
House fire sparks warning over smoking
Firefighters have issued a safety warning in the wake of a severe house fire in Tunstall which was caused by carelessly discarded smoking materials.
More than 50 firefighters tackle factory blaze
More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a factory on the Lichfield Road Industrial Estate in Tamworth.
Pupils learn about the perils of playing with fire
Hundreds of pupils in Stoke-on-Trent will learn about the perils of playing with fire as part of a high profile campaign.
Fire service backs national No Smoking Day
Firefighters are warning of the potential safety risks linked to lighting up after shocking statistics reveal that almost 700 house fires were caused by smoking materials in five years.
Crews carry out 13 HFRCs following fatal fire
Crews have given potentially life-saving advice to residents in 13 homes following a fatal fire in Meir.
Praise is given to Good Samaritan's potentially life-saving actions
Firefighters have praised the potentially life-saving actions of a Chase Terrace resident who reported a blaze in the home of an older couple.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Stafford
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Stafford to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Candle fire sparks safety warning
Firefighters are warning people of the dangers of leaving lit candles unattended following a blaze at house in Bentilee.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Kidsgrove
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Kidsgrove to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Cannock
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Cannock to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Fire Service invites public to discuss options for change in Tamworth
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Tamworth to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Burton
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Burton to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Service celebrates after scooping two top awards
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating after scooping two top national awards.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Rugeley
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Rugeley to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Burslem
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Burslem to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Crews carry out dramatic extrication demonstration
Firefighters will be carrying out a dramatic extrication demonstration to highlight the potential consequences young drivers face if they do not follow the rules of the road.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Lichfield
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Lichfield to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the city and the county.
Fire service invites public to discuss options for change in Stone
Members of the public are invited to a consultation event in Stone to discuss the options for change being proposed by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, both for the town and the county.
Crews move into Loggerheads' new £1.7M community fire station
Crews have today moved into Loggerheads' new £1.7 million community fire station.
Service is to host Apprenticeships Recruitment Day
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is to host an Apprenticeships Recruitment Day.
Firefighters praise neighbour's quick response
Firefighters have praised the potentially life-saving actions of a Cannock resident who reported a blaze in the home of a vulnerable neighbour.
Dramatic drop in incidents during FBU strike
Firefighters in Staffordshire attended nine incidents during the 24-hour Fire Brigades Union strike – almost 50 per cent less than over the same time last year.
Service celebrates being shortlisted for award
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating after being shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
Road safety event for Moorlands motorists
Motorists in the Moorlands will be given vital road safety advice as part of a joint initiative next week.
Residents are reminded to be vigilant during strike
Residents are being reminded to be vigilant on the roads and at home during a national 24-hour Fire Brigades Union.
Don't hesitate - dial 999 immediately
Firefighters are urging people to dial 999 as soon as blaze breaks out after an incident in Staffordshire Moorlands was left unreported for half an hour.
House fire sparks electrical safety warning
Firefighters are urging people to seek advice from a qualified professional if they experience ongoing problems with their electrics following a blaze in Tunstall.
Firefighters invite the community of Kinver to a special celebration
Firefighters are inviting Kinver residents to take a look around their new community fire station as part of a special celebration event.
Crews carry out 49 HFRCs following fatal fire
Crews have given potentially life-saving advice to residents in nearly 50 homes following a fatal fire in Uttoxeter.
One month left to nominate for 'Fire Service Champion 2015'
Residents, partners and businesses are being reminded that they have one month left to nominate a ‘Fire Service Champion 2015’ in the MORE Awards.
Warning after recalled dishwasher sparks blaze
The fire and rescue service is urging people to register electrical appliances on a new website after a faulty dishwasher caused a kitchen blaze in Cannock today.
Retained Crew Manager is to retire after nearly 40 years
One of the longest serving retained firefighters in Staffordshire is set to retire after nearly 40 years of keeping the community safe.
People urged to take extra care as 24 hour FBU strike is announced
Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer is urging people to take extra care following the announcement of a 24 hour strike by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).
Second death in a week caused by a cigarette lighter
Firefighters have issued an urgent safety warning following the second fatal fire caused by cigarette materials in less than a week.
Fire service Council Tax will increase by 1.95 per cent
Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority has today agreed to increase its Council Tax precept by 1.95 per cent from April 2015.
Fire and rescue service supports national campaign
Firefighters are backing a national campaign to highlight the potential risks of cooking with chip pans.
Hundreds of older people benefit from HFRCs
Firefighters and trained technicians carried out more than 230 Home Fire Risk Checks (HFRCs) in the homes of older people as part of a high profile campaign.
Fire caused by cigarette lighter
A fire, in which a lady later died, was accidentally started by a cigarette lighter, a fire investigation has established.
Elderly Lady Dies Following A Fire At Her Home
An elderly lady has died following a fire at her home last night.