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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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Drop-in for Drill Night

Cleveland Fire Brigade are launching a recruitment campaign for retained firefighters – this is the chance for those who are already employed or have other responsibilities to commit time to be on-call to tackle fires, road traffic collisions and other emergencies. Interested candidates are being encouraged to drop-in to one of our drill nights where they can talk to our current retained firefighters and find … Read more Drop-in for Drill Night »

Fire Safety is your Business

Fire safety tips are on the menu for food outlets with sleeping accommodation within the premises. And all businesses are also being reminded to take steps to help stop deliberate fires. This advice comes from Cleveland Fire Brigade ahead of Business Safety Week next week (9 September to 15 September). Figures show that 86% of businesses that have a fire simply never recover and literally go out of business. All business … Read more Fire Safety is your Business »

Kicking Arson Into Touch

Young footballers are defending their own communities by helping Cleveland Fire Brigade kick arson into touch. The Brigade has teamed up with the Middlesbrough FC Foundation Premier League Kicks programme where more than 1,000 young people are taking part in free sessions across the region. They will be wearing specially designed bibs with the words “Kick Arson Into Touch” and “Defend Your Community” prominently displayed. … Read more Kicking Arson Into Touch »

Emergency Training Exercises at Portland House

Cleveland Fire Brigade and Thirteen are carrying out joint fire safety training exercises in the empty Portland House high rise in Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough and want to make the public aware ahead of these exercises. The exercises will take place on: Monday 2 September; Thursday 12 September and Friday 13 September 10.30am – 2.30pm As part of the training exercise the empty Portland House, which … Read more Emergency Training Exercises at Portland House »

What3Words assists water rescue

It’s not even a month since Cleveland Fire Brigade launched their control room integration with the What3WordsApp but it is already proving its worth. One incident in particular really demonstrates the usefulness of the App. Just two weeks after beginning to use What3Words Cleveland Fire Brigade received a call from four young men who were stranded on a boat on the River Tees at 10pm. … Read more What3Words assists water rescue »