Author: Sarah Irving


Cleveland Fire Brigade staff will now be offering to work with local partners to support care homes in the fight against COVID-19. This new move follows a national agreement led by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), the National Employer and the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). Where there is a need this will include delivering training to staff on how to use and wear PPE … Read more CLEVELAND FIRE BRIGADE SUPPORTING CARE HOMES IN COVID-19 FIGHT »

Check your home safety online

Quick and easy home fire safety checks are available on-line from Cleveland Fire Brigade. Residents answer questions in a five minute survey to show how safe their homes are and then receive personalised safety advice and can sign-up for more information. The subjects range from working smoke alarms and cooking to electrical appliances and escape routes in the event of a fire. Steve Johnson, Area … Read more Check your home safety online »

Call for help: deliberate fires

Following a large fire at a farm in Hart Village in Hartlepool, Cleveland Fire Brigade is calling for public support to tackle deliberate fires. Despite the current government guidance on staying at home to help alleviate the Coronavirus pandemic, the Brigade is still attending incidents of mindless arson. Steve Johnson, Area Manager Prevention said “It is so disappointing to see that at a time when … Read more Call for help: deliberate fires »

Community safety our priority

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s number one priority is the safety of our communities.  We are committed to following the latest Government and Public Health England advice and guidance to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus. We want to reassure the public that during this pandemic we are continually reviewing the situation and our services. We will respond to emergency calls as normal and continue to … Read more Community safety our priority »

Stay Safe and Warm targets pharmacies

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s Stay Safe and Warm targets pharmacies Cleveland Fire Brigade is once again working with local pharmacies to help Cleveland residents Stay Safe & Warm this winter. Last year, the Brigade trialled the use of a bold and bright design on prescription bags to raise awareness about the free support available to residents of all ages. This trial scheme proved a very successful … Read more Stay Safe and Warm targets pharmacies »