Sprinklers for all schools

Cleveland’s Chief Fire Officer Ian Hayton has praised Hartlepool Borough Council’s move to have sprinkler systems included in all plans for new schools. The safety measures have been adopted as planning policy by the local authority. Ian Hayton said: “This …

Fire safety on the menu

Restaurants, cafes and takeaways are being reminded to put fire safety on the menu as Cleveland Fire Brigade staff are out and about across Cleveland to “inform and warn” about the standards required. They will be offered free help and …

Firefighters fitted with body cameras

Cleveland firefighters are to be fitted with body cameras in a pilot scheme to stem the rising number of violent attacks. Latest figures show a 60% increase in incidents with more than 100 reported in the last three years. On …

Top performing fire brigade

Latest Cleveland Fire Brigade figures show house fires continuing to drop and the number of call-outs also going down. From April to June 2018 there were 2,242 incidents, a 22% decrease from the same period last year and 30 accidental …

Tenth anniversary for fire station open day

Coulby Newham Fire Station opens its doors to the public for the tenth year on Sunday 12 August, with an action packed programme of fun for all the family. The Open Day at the station on Bickley Way runs between …