Author: Sean Clifford

Your Brigade Needs You

Cleveland Fire Brigade is looking to recruit Wholetime Firefighters to start in July 2019 Applicants must be 18 at the start of the training course on 1 July and live in the Cleveland area. Duties range from tackling fires, road traffic accidents and rescuing people from burning buildings to dealing with chemical spillages, road traffic collisions and working with the local community. Chief Fire Officer … Read more Your Brigade Needs You »

Door to Door Safety

Fire crews will be out and about knocking on doors and visiting schools in North Ormesby to reassure residents and young people about fire safety. It follows the deaths of two people in a house in Beaumont Road after a fire in the property. Neighbours raised the alarm after windows were blackened and the occupants had not been seen for a couple of days The … Read more Door to Door Safety »

Top performing Brigade

Prevention work by Cleveland Fire Brigade continues to pay dividends as the number of emergency incidents continues to go down. Latest figures show that in the nine months until the end of December last year, the Brigade carried out nearly 14,000 Home Fire Safety Visits and completed fire safety audits on 1,100 premises. The number of emergency response incidents went down 5% (328). In the … Read more Top performing Brigade »

Official opening of new community fire station

Cleveland’s newest community fire station will be officially opened on Wednesday 6 February (10.45am). Thornaby Community Fire Station is the first to include purpose-built facilities to combine emergency services with Cleveland Police having a community team based at the Master Road site. The new station forms part of a major re-building programme – partly funded by Government grant – to ensure that the Brigade can … Read more Official opening of new community fire station »