Wake up to the deadly risk

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:41
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are warning smokers that they must wake up to the deadly dangers of smoking - especially when tired - as part of the Fire Kills campaign.
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COVID-19 related scams

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:35
criminals are taking advantage of the unprecedented situation with COVID-19 and trying to exploit individuals and businesses.
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Take extra care and drive carefully

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 11:11
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Road Safety GB by encouraging all road users to do their bit to reduce the strain on the emergency services, in the coming weeks and months, by taking extra care every time they travel.
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Our approach to COVID-19 regarding enforcement

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 09:46
From the 18th March members of the protection department will be making desk top audits via the telephone over the next week to support businesses.
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How we're dealing with the coronavirus pandemic

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:56
It is a challenging time as we all adapt to the developing situation relating to COVID-19 but, rest assured, we are continuing to work hard to ensure both your safety and minimal impact on our services.
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Operation targeting youngsters commiting fires in Warrington

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Mon, 03/16/2020 - 10:50
Youngsters committing deliberate fires in Warrington have been the focus of a joint operation.
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Cheshire Fire Choir to perform at war memorial in Belgium

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 10:39
The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Choir has been selected to take part in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate war memorial in Belgium this Sunday, March 8.
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Demolition of old Chester Fire Station complete

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 15:03
After weeks of demolition work, the old Chester Fire Station is no more, with space now being cleared to bring a brand-new facility to the existing site.
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Council ensures every flat in its tower blocks are safer from fire

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Mon, 03/02/2020 - 14:59
Every flat in all of Ellesmere Port's tower blocks has been fitted with a sprinkler ensuring residents like Neil McHugh can sleep soundly.
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Firefighters excel during hazardous material and decontamination training at power station

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Fri, 02/28/2020 - 17:29
Over the past week crews from Halton and Warrington have been honing their firefighting skills and techniques at Fiddlers Ferry Power Station in Penketh.
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Firefighters splashing out for charity

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:00
Firefighters in Cheshire are hoping to swap buckets of water for buckets of cash.
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Stay safe when cooking this half term

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 13:19
As part of the national fire safety campaign, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services is encouraging parents and carers to make any kitchen activities a chance for kids to learn about cooking safety.
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Never leave flammable materials on or near your cooker, urges fire chief

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Mon, 02/10/2020 - 15:25
Firefighters are urging people to never leave materials or objects on or near their cooker as this can lead to fires occurring in their home.
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Cheshire pub and hotel owners sentenced after serious fire safety breaches

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Tue, 02/04/2020 - 12:59
The owners of the Foresters Arms public house and hotel have been sentenced after admitting serious breaches of fire safety law. Stuart Hulse pleaded guilty on behalf of himself, and Foresters Arms (Tarporley) Ltd, to nine breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
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A father and daughter duo speak candidly this National Apprenticeship Week

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:26
National Apprenticeship Week starts today, 3 February, and to mark the occasion Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is sharing the story of Jon and Beth Stockley, a father and daughter duo who have opened up about what it’s like for Beth to follow in her father's footsteps as an apprentice firefighter.
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Service delighted at being named Stonewall's third best employer in the UK

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 07:00
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has been ranked the third most inclusive employer in Britain for the second year running by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2020.
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It's back! Cheshire Firefighter Challenge 2020

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Thu, 01/30/2020 - 06:00
The Cheshire Firefighter Challenge is an event for the Fire Fighter Charity which involves a course of 8 challenges focused on firefighting activities.
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Penketh firefighters ride to the rescue after boy has his dream Christmas present stolen

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Wed, 01/29/2020 - 11:27
Penketh firefighters have put a smile back on the face of a three-year-old boy who was left devastated by the theft of his dream Christmas present.
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How many smoke alarms do you have?

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 16:09
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to make sure they fit smoke alarms on every level of their home and to test them regularly.
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Whirlpool washing machine fire risk awareness

Cheshire Fire News Feed - Tue, 01/14/2020 - 11:13
The National Fire Chiefs Council is working with Whirlpool to ensure as many people as possible are aware of a potential fire risk with some Hotpoint and Indesit washing machines.
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