Author: Sean Clifford

Memorial plaque unveiling ceremony for fallen Firefighter Ronald Dixon

Issued on behalf of Cleveland Fire Brigade and the FBU The Fire Brigades Union is honoured to hold an unveiling ceremony in memory of Firefighter Ronald Dixon of Middlesbrough Fire Station. FF Dixon tragically lost his life in the line of duty on the 24th of February 1969, from injuries sustained whilst involved in Firefighting operations at a fire at Middlesbrough Laundry, Windermere Road, Middlesbrough. … Read more Memorial plaque unveiling ceremony for fallen Firefighter Ronald Dixon »

Middlesbrough Community Fire Station with FBU Cleveland logo, CFB logo and Firefighters 100 Lottery logo

Setting the Safeguarding Standards

Cleveland Fire Brigade has been given top rating for their safeguarding standards. It comes with the Brigade getting an excellent rating following an independent audit by the Teeswide Adult Safeguarding Board (TSAB) where four areas of ‘best practice’ and a further two areas of ‘good practice’ were highlighted by the independent board. TSAB is the statutory body that sets the strategic direction for adult safeguarding. … Read more Setting the Safeguarding Standards »

Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board and Cleveland Fire Brigade logos

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 »