News Archives: 2015

Bonfire Night figures decrease by almost half in Cleveland

The number of bonfires Cleveland Fire Brigade attended yesterday decreased by almost half compared to last year.
In total the Brigade attended 99 incidents on 5 November, 36 of which were fires.
There were 26 deliberate bonfires compared to 48 on Bonfire …

Winter check not winter wreck

Fire stations across Cleveland are holding free and quick multi-point vehicle checks to help keep motorists safe this winter.
The two-minute drive-thru checks include tyres, lights, wipers and fluid levels. Motorists will be offered a free screenwash top up and ice-scrapers …

Residents told “Don’t fuel their fire” this bonfire season

“Don’t fuel their fire” – that’s the message from Cleveland Fire Brigade and its partners who are urging residents to help tackle rubbish fires this bonfire season.
The Brigade, along with Cleveland Police and Redcar & Cleveland Council is encouraging all …

Cleveland Fire Brigade on hand to offer safety advice following fatal house fire

Following a fatal house fire in the Crooksbarn area of Stockton, Cleveland Fire Brigade will this weekend be on hand to offer fire safety advice to residents.
Phil Lancaster, Director of Community Protection at Cleveland Fire Brigade, said: “Following a fatal …

Warning to laptop users after house fire

Cleveland Fire Brigade is warning of the dangers of leaving laptops unattended following a house fire in Hartlepool today (21 Oct).
Firefighters from Stranton Station were called to a house in Ridlington Way at 2.36pm after a laptop that had been …