This section keeps you up-to-date with all that is going on across Cleveland Fire Brigade, below are some of our latest press releases.

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Fire Safety Back On The Menu

Fire safety is back on the menu for fast food outlets as one of the top ingredients for Business Safety Week (7 – 13 September) across Cleveland. Cleveland Fire Brigade is targeting those with sleeping accommodation above the premises after a series of recent Prohibition Notices. Businesses are also being reminded about checking general fire safety after Covid-19 changes to the way many do business, … Read more Fire Safety Back On The Menu »

palladium of shops including fast food outlets

Need more opportunity, belonging, community?

Cleveland Fire Brigade is recruiting On-Call Firefighters.  These opportunities provide the chance to gain transferable skills and qualifications, build your confidence and experience, give back to your community and maintain or improve your fitness. On-Call Firefighters come from a cross-section of the community and MUST be able to respond and arrive to their nearest on-call fire station within five minutes.  The role can be done … Read more Need more opportunity, belonging, community? »

firefighter looking towards fire crew at saltburn station

Fire Alarm Response Changes

Cleveland Fire Brigade is changing the way they respond to fire alarms at low to medium risk premises. This year-long pilot scheme follows a previous change to response implemented in May 2019, which saw a reduction to attendance at 139 Automatic Fire Alarm calls in 2019-20.  This allowed resources to be directed to other areas. Cleveland Fire Authority considered and agreed the pilot scheme having … Read more Fire Alarm Response Changes »

Fire Authority Chair condemns attack

The Chair of Cleveland Fire Authority has condemned recent attacks on emergency workers. After the recent incident where youths, one armed with a pointed blade, surrounded police, ambulance and fire crews as they attended an injured casualty near Saltburn viaduct, Cllr Paul Kirton said: “I am appalled by the fact that certain members of the public feel it is acceptable to stop firefighters and other … Read more Fire Authority Chair condemns attack »

Befriending Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are urgently needed to help elderly people who are feeling lonely and isolated in Hartlepool. The appeal comes after Cleveland Fire Brigade was recently commissioned by Hartlepool Borough Council to provide a Befriending Service in the town. Numbers needing help have doubled over lockdown and more volunteers are now needed for telephone befriending as well as visiting. All activity has been rigourously assessed to … Read more Befriending Volunteers Needed! »

volunteer smiling down at befriending service user