Author: Sarah Irving

It’s official: Cleveland safest place to live for home fires

Latest figures show that Cleveland Fire Brigade has for the second year in a row reduced the number of fires in the home across Cleveland – maintaining the Brigade’s poll position as the best fire service in the UK at keeping people safe in their homes. In 2018/19 there were 113 accidental dwelling fires as oppose to 142 in 2017/18 that’s a reduction of 20%, … Read more It’s official: Cleveland safest place to live for home fires »

Don’t have a rubbish Christmas

Festive tips to prevent residents and businesses having a rubbish Christmas are being posted by Cleveland Fire Brigade.  The seasonal safety messages are a reminder not to make wheelie bins and refuse containers a target for arson attacks and deliberate fires.  They are featured in two short (30 second) animated videos made for YouTube that will be pushed out via digital channels including social media.  … Read more Don’t have a rubbish Christmas »

Festive Fire Safety

Cleveland Fire Brigade has kicked-off the Christmas countdown with a reminder for people to take care with electrical goods during the festivities. The Brigade has linked-up with electrical retailers, phone shops, supermarkets and other electrical outlets to hand-out leaflets warning of the extra hazards. Figures show that electrical faults are one of the main causes of accidental fires at this time of year, when people … Read more Festive Fire Safety »

Fire safety on the menu

Restaurants, cafes and takeaways are being reminded to put fire safety on the menu as Cleveland Fire Brigade staff are out and about across Cleveland to “inform and warn” about the standards required. They will be offered free help and advice and given a check list to ensure they have the right ingredients to protect their premises from fire. The scheme runs during Business Week … Read more Fire safety on the menu »