Spate of cooking fires sparks concern

A spate of recent cooking fires across Teesside is causing serious concern at Cleveland Fire Brigade which is urging householders to take extra care in the kitchen. Firefighters have been called to five house fires in the last month – …

Keep your Christmas magical – Don’t let a fire ruin it

Cleveland Fire Brigade is appealing to people to avoid the heartache of a fire this Christmas by taking extra care with cooking, candles and electrical equipment. Last December alone there were 16 accidental house fires in Teesside. That’s 16 homes …

Grieving Teesside family warns against mixing drink and drugs with driving

The heartbroken family of a teenage girl who died at the hands of a drink and drug driver are throwing their support behind a road safety campaign to keep people safe this Christmas. Fun-loving student Lucy Pinder was tragically killed …

Warning to motorists after over 50% of cars checked in winter safety campaign are found to have faults

Cleveland Fire Brigade is warning motorists to ensure their car is prepared for winter after over 50% of vehicles checked during a winter safety campaign were found to have one or more faults. The Brigade teamed up with garages National …

Warning comes as electrical fires account for over a quarter of accidental house fires

Cleveland Fire Brigade in partnership with leading campaigning charityElectrical Safety First is urging householders to look after their household white goods. The timely call comes during Electrical Safety Week this week (20-27 November) where Fire and Rescue Services across the …