Fire Brigade kick off bonfire campaign at Middlesbrough Football Club

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Cleveland Fire Brigade has teamed up with Middlesbrough Football Club to launch this year’s bonfire and firework safety campaign asking people to ‘Be Safe, Not Sorry’.
Last year there were almost 400 deliberate rubbish fires across Cleveland – many of which …

Staying warm can be a matter of life and death

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A MAJOR campaign to help people across Teesside stay safe and warm in their homes during the cold winter months will be launched later this week.
Latest figures show that in 2011/12 over 31,000 people in the UK died because they …

Plug in to electrical safety advice

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Residents across Cleveland are being urged to follow some simple electrical safety tips to help them and others stay safe and free from injury.
The call from Cleveland Fire Brigade’s Director of Community Protection Phil Lancaster comes as figures show that …

Making a clean sweep for safety


With summer drawing to a close, Chimney Fire Safety Week (8 –14 September) provides a timely reminder to make sure that your chimney is ready for the winter months ahead.  As part of the national Fire Kills campaign, Cleveland Fire …

Cleveland Firefighters travel to Zimbabwe to launch 5 year charity partnership

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Cleveland Fire Brigade firefighters will be setting off to Zimbabwe later this month to help launch a new five year partnership with charity Operation Florian.
The aim of the partnership with the international humanitarian charity is to help provide fire equipment …