News

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.

You can contact the Communications Team on 01429 874035 (during office hours) or communications@clevelandfire.gov.uk

Regulations to Prevent Another Grenfell Welcomed

Cleveland Fire Brigade has welcomed new legislation to make high rise blocks safer and prevent another Grenfell tragedy. Home Secretary Priti Patel alongside the Minister of State for Building Safety and Fire Lord Greenhalgh announced the Fire Safety Act and the launch of the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022. These legislative changes pave the way for meeting many of the remaining Grenfell Tower Inquiry recommendations and will … Read more Regulations to Prevent Another Grenfell Welcomed »

White Paper on Fire Service Reform Welcomed

Cleveland Fire Brigade has welcomed the most comprehensive fire service reforms for decades as outlined by the Government. The Fire Reform White Paper puts increased public safety, improved accountability, and better engagement with the public at the top of the agenda. Chief Fire Officer Ian Hayton said:“Cleveland Fire Brigade has much to be proud of and is held in very high regard by the public … Read more White Paper on Fire Service Reform Welcomed »

Escape to Safety

Residents are reminded to have plans in place to escape to safety in the event of a fire and have working smoke alarms. Figures show you are four more times likely to die in a fire in a home where no alarms are fitted. They should be on every level of the home and tested at least once a month. You should also have a … Read more Escape to Safety »

Supporting Women In The Fire Service

Cleveland Fire Brigade is proud to highlight the role of women in the fire service in support of International Women’s Day (Tues 8 March). The theme this year is #BreakTheBias to help celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality. The Brigade, a keen promoter of equality and diversity in the workforce, has 121 women in roles across all areas and … Read more Supporting Women In The Fire Service »