Author: Sean Clifford

Fire Safety Back On The Menu

Fire safety is back on the menu for fast food outlets as one of the top ingredients for Business Safety Week (7 – 13 September) across Cleveland. Cleveland Fire Brigade is targeting those with sleeping accommodation above the premises after a series of recent Prohibition Notices. Businesses are also being reminded about checking general fire safety after Covid-19 changes to the way many do business, … Read more Fire Safety Back On The Menu »

palladium of shops including fast food outlets

Need more opportunity, belonging, community?

Cleveland Fire Brigade is recruiting On-Call Firefighters.  These opportunities provide the chance to gain transferable skills and qualifications, build your confidence and experience, give back to your community and maintain or improve your fitness. On-Call Firefighters come from a cross-section of the community and MUST be able to respond and arrive to their nearest on-call fire station within five minutes.  The role can be done … Read more Need more opportunity, belonging, community? »

firefighter looking towards fire crew at saltburn station

Fire Alarm Response Changes

Cleveland Fire Brigade is changing the way they respond to fire alarms at low to medium risk premises. This year-long pilot scheme follows a previous change to response implemented in May 2019, which saw a reduction to attendance at 139 Automatic Fire Alarm calls in 2019-20.  This allowed resources to be directed to other areas. Cleveland Fire Authority considered and agreed the pilot scheme having … Read more Fire Alarm Response Changes »

Befriending Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are urgently 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 in the town. Numbers needing help have doubled over lockdown and more volunteers are now needed for telephone befriending as well as visiting. All activity has been rigourously assessed to … Read more Befriending Volunteers Needed! »

volunteer smiling down at befriending service user

Fire Brigade condemns attack

Cleveland Fire Brigade is appealing to the public for support after violent attacks on firefighters left one fire engine damaged. Firefighters were called to attend a wheelie bin fire on Cass House Road in Hemlington in the early hours of Monday 17 August. On arrival around thirty youths were found setting fire to wheelie bins and wood. They became violent and gave crews verbal abuse … Read more Fire Brigade condemns attack »

fire appliance leaving station