News Archives: 2017

Be Safe, Not Sorry – only attend an organised display

Cleveland Fire Brigade is appealing for everyone to stay safe and only attend an organised display during bonfire celebrations.
Misuse of fireworks at home is the most common cause of injuries and unofficial bonfires not only cause a nuisance to local …

Commendations for firefighters

Cleveland Fire Brigade firefighters have been commended by Chief Fire Officer Ian Hayton for their outstanding actions.
In April this year Firefighter Andy Shea from Thornaby White Watch assisted the police in pulling a man from the River Tees at Stockton …

Candle Fire Safety: Snuff out the fire risk

Cleveland Fire Brigade is urging residents to be extra vigilant if using candles over the winter months and also for those who celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali.
Diwali, also known as the ‘festival of lights’ takes place on Thursday, 19 …

Training on life-saving equipment

Free training for residents on the first public defibrillator to be fitted outside a Cleveland fire station is available this weekend.
The life-saving equipment at the retained Headland station in Hartlepool follows a community campaign and funding from local businesses.
The Automated …

Helping you to stay safe and warm this winter

Cleveland Fire Brigade is once again providing a helping hand to anyone struggling to keep warm this winter.
Nearly 2000 people across Cleveland have received support during the past three Stay Safe and Warm campaigns with more than 1700 heaters handed …