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Fire Brigade urges public to use FixMyStreet in the fight against deliberate fires

Local Fire Fighters are taking swift action against the causes of deliberate fires using the FixMyStreet app. Fly-tipping sites often become targets for deliberate fires when arsonists set rubbish alight. So, when Community Liaison Officer Darren Lane spotted sections of fence missing on wasteland near Northbourne Road in Stockton, and found evidence that rubbish piles had been burnt, he was keen to ensure the area … Read more Fire Brigade urges public to use FixMyStreet in the fight against deliberate fires »

Stay Safe, Attend an Organised Fireworks Display

Cleveland Fire Brigade visited ‘Tuned In!’ in Redcar this week to help launch its Fireworks campaign, urging members of our community to Attend an Organised Fireworks Display.  Schools Education Co-ordinator, Rita Richardson, met with children from the Junior Club at ‘Tuned In!’ Redcar to talk about fireworks and the dangers of fire. The children were the first in the region to get creative colouring in … Read more Stay Safe, Attend an Organised Fireworks Display »

Stay Safe and Warm targets pharmacies

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s Stay Safe and Warm targets pharmacies Cleveland Fire Brigade is once again working with local pharmacies to help Cleveland residents Stay Safe & Warm this winter. Last year, the Brigade trialled the use of a bold and bright design on prescription bags to raise awareness about the free support available to residents of all ages. This trial scheme proved a very successful … Read more Stay Safe and Warm targets pharmacies »

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 »