News Archives: 2017

Firefighters in high rise training exercise

Firefighters will be testing their response to high rise fires on an empty block of flats before they are demolished.
Cleveland Fire Brigade have been given the opportunity to test its plans to deal with high rise blazes on Elm House …

Cleveland Fire Brigade concern over water rescues

Cleveland Fire Brigade is warning people not to use rivers to cool off or swim in during the warm weather, particularly when they have been drinking.
The call comes after concerns over recent call outs to rescue people from the River …

Drive to reduce false alarms

Cleveland Fire Brigade (CFB) will no longer respond to automatic alarms during office hours in a bid to reduce time-wasting call-outs and getting businesses to ensure their systems are working properly.
The move, in line with other fire and rescue services …

Alarm appeal following fire figures

Alarming figures show more than a third of the house fires Cleveland Fire Brigade attend are at homes without smoke alarms.
We are reminding residents of the urgent need to have them fitted as they can save lives.
From April to June …

Emergency call service for the hard of hearing

Cleveland Fire Brigade has made it easier for the hard of hearing and deaf to raise the alarm in the event of an emergency.
An upgraded app service means they can get in touch immediately without having to get anyone else …