FIREFIGHTERS across Cleveland will be visiting boat owners over the next week to make vital safety checks and give out advice on how they can stay safe.
Cleveland Fire Brigade will be stepping up their patrols during Boat Fire Safety Week (25-31 May) handing out safety leaflets and urging boat owners to fit smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors if they haven’t already got them installed.
FIREFIGHTERS in Cleveland will be reaching out to children and young people during National Road Safety Week (6-12 May) in a bid to reduce the number of people killed or injured on our roads.
Cleveland Fire Brigade is backing the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) national campaign which aims to reduce the 453 pedestrian deaths on Britain’s roads last year and the 5,500 people who were seriously injured. The campaign coincides with the United Nations Global Road Safety Week.
Grass fire on Eston Hills
FIGURES released by Cleveland Fire Brigade show that incidents of arson over Easter cost local taxpayers over half a million pounds.
Between 28 March and 14 April, firefighters attended 279 deliberate small fires across the Cleveland area, the large majority of which were grass fires, costing a total of £549,630.
Photo from last year’s event
CLEVELAND Fire Brigade is asking local residents to help them recognise their staff who have gone that extra mile, or above and beyond the call of duty by nominating them for an award.
Why not come along to Cleveland Fire Brigade’s Annual Charity Golf Day on Thursday 18 July and help raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity.
The Brigade’s Annual Charity Golf Day will be held at the prestigious Wynyard Golf Club on Thursday 18 July, when teams of four will battle it out over the 18-hole Wellington Course.