Plea to parents to help reduce arson

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Parents are being urged to help tackle arson as Cleveland Fire Brigade clamps down on the cost of deliberate fires during the long summer holidays.
The appeal comes after latest figures show that fire setters cost Cleveland nearly £900,000 during the …

Safeguarding Adults Awareness Day

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Cleveland Fire Brigade is today, 15 July 2016,  supporting the Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board Awareness Day with the aim of helping people to understand how to spot and reports signs of adult abuse.
The Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board is a multi-agency …

Tumble dryer cycle warning

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Turning off the tumble dryer before the cycle has completed and leaving the door closed can spark a fire, warns Cleveland Fire Brigade.
It comes after a build-up of heat was enough to result in clothes going up in flames and …

Crash course in road safety

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Young drivers on the road to parties, BBQ’s and beach trips this summer are getting a crash course in road safety.
They will see first-hand the dangers of drink-driving, speeding and driving while distracted as they act as casualties in a …

Young people on the pathway to success

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Young people are on the pathway to success after completing a nine-week course with Cleveland Fire Brigade designed to get them back into education, employment or training.
Firefighting, first aid, raft building and canoeing activities were included in the first of …