Author: Natalie Routledge

Cook With Care This Christmas

Cleveland Fire Brigade is urging everyone to cook with care this Christmas. Kitchens are the most dangerous room in the house, carelessness cooking can be a recipe for disaster. Dirty cookers, being under the influence of alcohol, and being distracted and leaving cooking unattended, are top of the Christmas list for causing a fire in your kitchen. From 25 November 2020 to 3 January 2021 … Read more Cook With Care This Christmas »

Be Visible Be Safe

Following the clocks going back at the weekend all road users are being urged to Be Visible this winter as Cleveland Fire Brigade launches a drive to reduce the number of collisions. The campaign, running throughout November, includes the issue of high visibility reflectors, lights, and other resources, to ensure pedestrians, cyclists, dog walkers and everyone else on the move can be seen. The Safer … Read more Be Visible Be Safe »

Communities ‘have your say’ on fire rescue

Cleveland Fire Brigade, one of the top performing fire and rescue services in the country and rated GOOD in all areas of work by independent inspectors, has put forward plans for the next four years and is asking for local communities to get involved. The public are being asked for their views on the Brigade’s Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP).  This is a plan that … Read more Communities ‘have your say’ on fire rescue »

Top rating for Safeguarding Standards

Cleveland Fire Brigade has been given top rating for their Safeguarding standards by the Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board. The report highlighted best practice with comprehensive procedures in place for cascading and sharing information and good internal feedback mechanisms. The Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board is the statutory body that sets the strategic direction for adult safeguarding. Chief Fire Officer Ian Hayton said:  ‘We take our public … Read more Top rating for Safeguarding Standards »

Mascot kicks-off firework safety campaign

Middlesbrough Football Club mascot Roary the Lion and his friends from MFC Foundation helped Cleveland Fire Brigade kick-off their firework safety campaign by urging everyone to stay safe and go to an organised display. They joined firefighters at Middlesbrough Community Fire Station to remind people to keep on the ball with other key safety reminders such as never play with fireworks. Steve Johnson, Area Manager, … Read more Mascot kicks-off firework safety campaign »