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Emergency Training Exercise at Jupiter Court

Cleveland Fire Brigade is carrying out a joint fire safety training exercise in the empty Jupiter Court high rise in Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough. The building, which is due for demolition, will be filled with generated smoke and students from Hartlepool College will act as “casualties” to make it as realistic as possible. There is no need for the public to be alarmed as there will … Read more Emergency Training Exercise at Jupiter Court »

Jupiter Courting Flats

Be a Volunteer

Volunteers are 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 over the next two years. Befriending Co-ordinator Pam Cairns said: “We are looking for people who are friendly, outgoing and flexible. No experience is required, you just have to be 18 … Read more Be a Volunteer »

Hat-trick for Cleveland Fire Brigade

Independent inspectors have officially rated Cleveland Fire Brigade as one of the top performing fire and rescue services in the country by reporting they are officially GOOD in all areas of work. The high acclaim comes in a report published today by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS). The Brigade came under intense scrutiny from the inspection team in July. … Read more Hat-trick for Cleveland Fire Brigade »

Avoid kitchen nightmares this Christmas

Young actors have been working with Cleveland Fire Brigade to cook up four humorous short films to deliver serious kitchen fire safety advice messages to help people avoid home fires during the festive season. They focus on four key messages – don’t drink and cook, stand by your pan, keep it clean and dust it test it (smoke alarms). The actors are pupils at Sacred Heart … Read more Avoid kitchen nightmares this Christmas »

Shining the light on road safety

Cleveland Fire Brigade is reminding all road users (incl .pedestrians, runners, dog walkers and cyclists) to make sure they are visible on these dark mornings and evenings. This initiative is part of the Brigade’s support for the annual BRAKE Road Safety Week (18-24 November) which this year has the theme ‘Step Up For Safe Streets’. Andrew Bright, the Brigade’s Learn and Live Co-ordinator said, “This … Read more Shining the light on road safety »