News Archives: 2016

Wake up to the deadly risk of smoking at home

Cleveland Fire Brigade is targeting the dangers of smoking at home after recent fires.
A discarded cigarette set fire to a waste bin in a kitchen damaging the floor and there have been similar incidents where garden decking has been accidentally …

Brigade urges students to “Look out for Each Other” & stay safe on the road

Students at a local college have been given a crash course in road safety to help keep them safer on the roads by Cleveland Fire Brigade.
The course comes in the week that Road Safety GB (NE) launched its Young Driver …

Blanket coverage for keep warm campaign

Redcar residents can have their electric blankets tested free of charge or replaced at the launch of Cleveland Fire Brigade’s annual Stay Safe and Warm Campaign on Friday, September 30 from 10.00am to 12.30pm.
The checks are at the Redcar and Cleveland …

UK Home Safety Week 2016

Cleveland Fire Brigade is urging residents to ensure they are maintaining their white goods as part of UK Home Safety Week this week (26 September – 2 October).
With more than a quarter of accidental house fires across Teesside (2015/2016) caused …

Call to residents to ‘Stand by their pan’

Cleveland Fire Brigade is urging residents not to leave cooking unattended following a recent fire.
John Feeney, District Manager for Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, said: “We have attended a number of kitchen fires lately, most recently one involving a chip pan. …