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Staffordshire Fire and Rescue

Around 700 oil-filled heaters are going into Staffordshire homes as part of an ongoing project to keep the most vulnerable warm throughout winter. And they are being issued at an opportune time as the Fire and Rescue Service reiterated they were safer to use than electricity-powered heaters after a fire in a bungalow was caused […]

There’s been a fall in the number of fires attended by the fire service in Staffordshire, according to latest figures.   They were sent to nearly eight and a half thousand incidents between April 2019 and March 2020, around a thousand fewer than in the previous year.   Accidental house fires – including deaths and […]

For Jason Richards spending just over a quarter of a century as a firefighter was a dream come true – after not only following in his father’s footsteps but realising a childhood ambition. And after exactly 27 years and 21 days with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service the father-of-three has packed his uniform and equipment […]

More than 400 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters now have access to lateral flow tests for Covid-19. The firefighters, including trainees, have been trained on how to test themselves at home on a weekly basis. The tests, involving a swab of the nose and throat, are designed to identify those with Covid-19 who are […]

An investigation is underway after a 20-year-old woman was rescued from the window of a property following a fire at a block of flats in Stoke-on-Trent. She was taken to hospital along with another woman following the blaze at Ruxley Court on Ruxley Road in Bucknall. Police had to evacuate residents from the building on […]

It is with great sadness that Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service confirm a serving firefighter has died. 48-year-old firefighter based at Hanley has died from Coronavirus. Father of two, Alec Elwell, a Crew manager had served at a number of stations across the county during the last 15 years. Chief Fire Officer Becci Bryant says […]

Thousands of people have been tuning into an education programme provided by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue during the Coronavirus pandemic. Figures show that just short of 45,000 devices signed in to watch one of our Safe + Sound videos between May and July and September and December last year. Safe + Sound is the service’s […]

Senior fire officers are reminding people of the importance of disposing of their cigarettes correctly after a man sadly lost his life in a caravan fire. The 67-year-old man died after the caravan on Boothstone Park Road, Stone caught alight shortly before 11am on Monday 28 December. Crews from Stone, Eccleshall and Longton attended and […]

A Staffordshire mum has spoken of her shock following a fire in her family home caused by a tumble dryer which was less than a year old. Like many of us, mother-of-two Dawn Zambrano, who lives with her family near Ashbourne on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border, often left her washing machine, dish-washer and tumble dryer on […]