Yearly Archives: 2018

Fire Safety Audits

Latest figures show Cleveland Fire Brigade is one of the top services in the country when it comes to fire safety audits. They have doubled in the last three years to just below 2,000, putting Cleveland in the top five Fire Rescue Services. When they are broken down there are 110 audits per 1000 premises – the highest in England. Audits are undertaken in all … Read more Fire Safety Audits »

Don’t have a rubbish Christmas

Festive tips to prevent residents and businesses having a rubbish Christmas are being posted by Cleveland Fire Brigade.  The seasonal safety messages are a reminder not to make wheelie bins and refuse containers a target for arson attacks and deliberate fires.  They are featured in two short (30 second) animated videos made for YouTube that will be pushed out via digital channels including social media.  … Read more Don’t have a rubbish Christmas »

Festive Fire Safety

Cleveland Fire Brigade has kicked-off the Christmas countdown with a reminder for people to take care with electrical goods during the festivities. The Brigade has linked-up with electrical retailers, phone shops, supermarkets and other electrical outlets to hand-out leaflets warning of the extra hazards. Figures show that electrical faults are one of the main causes of accidental fires at this time of year, when people … Read more Festive Fire Safety »

Be Bike Smart

Young drivers are being steered in the right direction to be aware of cyclists and motorbikes on the roads. Cleveland Fire Brigade, supported by other emergency services and road safety experts, are out and about at further education colleges across Cleveland to give advice on how to be Bike Smart. and reminding two wheel riders how to stay safe Cyclist and motorcyclists are among the … Read more Be Bike Smart »

House fires drop

Latest Cleveland Fire Brigade figures show another big drop in house fires. There were 65 accidental fires from April to October 2018, compared to 86 for the same period last year – a decrease of 24% Steve Johnson, Area Manager, Protection and Prevention, said: “These figures endorse the support we receive from residents in our fire safety prevention work in helping make Cleveland one of … Read more House fires drop »