Author: Sarah Irving

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 »

What3Words assists water rescue

It’s not even a month since Cleveland Fire Brigade launched their control room integration with the What3WordsApp but it is already proving its worth. One incident in particular really demonstrates the usefulness of the App. Just two weeks after beginning to use What3Words Cleveland Fire Brigade received a call from four young men who were stranded on a boat on the River Tees at 10pm. … Read more What3Words assists water rescue »

Steering young drivers in the right direction

Young motorists are being steered in right direction on road safety after figures show 500 young people, aged 16 to 19, were injured in collisions between 2014 and 2018 in the Cleveland area. Of these, nearly half were car drivers, with failure to look out for other road users as the most common contributory factor. Cleveland Fire Brigade has teamed up with Cleveland Police, Durham … Read more Steering young drivers in the right direction »

Fire Authority has new Chair

Following on from recent local elections Cleveland Fire Authority has announced the appointment of its new senior posts the Chair is Councillor Paul Kirton and the Vice-Chair is Councillor Jean O’Donnell. Chief Fire Officer Ian Hayton said: “I am delighted to welcome Cllr Kirton and Cllr O’Donnell as Chair and Vice-Chair. We have had quite a few changes following the local elections with half of … Read more Fire Authority has new Chair »