News Archives: 2013

Brigade in Sky Lantern appeal

FIRE chiefs in Cleveland are urging people to take extra care and think about the possible consequences before letting off Sky (Chinese) Lanterns. A Sky Lantern is similar to a hot air balloon in that once ignited it rises into …

Celebrate Diwali safely

Cleveland Fire Brigade urges families who celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali to be aware of the increased fire risk to their homes and to take extra care during the celebrations.
Diwali, also known as the ‘festival of lights’ starts on …

Take extra care on the roads – a two minute check prevents a wreck!

FIRE CHIEFS are urging drivers across Teesside to take extra care to protect themselves and their loved ones on the roads.
During the industrial action, planned for Friday 1 November between 6.30pm and 11.00pm and also Monday 4 November between 6.00am …

Don’t make unnecessary 999 calls

Cleveland Fire Brigade is urging members of the public not to make unnecessary 999 calls, particularly during periods of industrial action.
We will be providing a reduced emergency response service on Friday 1 November between 6.30pm and 11.00pm and also Monday …

Business Safety during industrial action

BUSINESS owners are being asked to be extra vigilant and emphasise safe working practices in their work place to help protect their premises against fire.
During the industrial action taking place for Friday 1 November between 6.30pm and 11.00pm and also …