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Fire Crews face double demand as heatwave continues 

4 Jul 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service are facing extremely high demand as the hot weather continues with yesterday being the Service’s busiest day of the year yet.


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Search of Staffordshire lake continues for missing 13-year-old boy 

26 Jun 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Police have this afternoon confirmed that the boy missing at Westport Lake is 13-year-old Ryan Evans, from Stoke-on-Trent.


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Warning after smoking materials causes fire in which a man died 

6 Jun 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents of the four fatal fire factors after a man died at his home in Stafford.


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Fire warning ahead of sunny weekend 

18 May 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is warning of the dangers of fires in the outdoors following another deliberate fire in the county.


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Warning after garden waste fire causes burns 

12 May 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is reminding residents not to use accelerants when burning garden waste after a man suffered burns.


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House fire started by barbecue coals 

8 May 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to extinguish barbecue coals properly after a house fire in Stafford.


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Warning not to leave batteries charging overnight after Tamworth fire 

20 Apr 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is warning residents not to leave batteries charging overnight following a fire in Tamworth.


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Lichfield and Burntwood MP relieved costly challenge to decision to switch fire service governance to Police and Crime Commissioner has been avoided 

17 Apr 18

Michael Fabricant Lichfield and Burntwood’s MP says he is delighted taxpayers’ money will not be wasted on a challenge to plans to give the Police and Crime Commissioner control of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.


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Man scarred for life after tackling fire urges others not to make same mistake 

9 Apr 18

A STAFFORDSHIRE man who was seriously injured when tackling a fire in his home is urging others not to do the same in order to support Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Get Out Stay Out campaign.


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Residents urged to fit carbon monoxide alarms after tragic death 

7 Apr 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents of the importance of having working carbon monoxide alarms after an incident in Cannock.


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Harrowing footage released of woman going into burning flat 

28 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has released harrowing CCTV footage of a Staffordshire woman’s last moments to encourage residents to Get Out Stay Out in the event of a fire.


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Police and Crime Commissioner to take control of Fire Service in Staffordshire 

26 Mar 18

TODAY it has been revealed that Matthew Ellis, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire is to take over the governance arrangements of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.


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Police and Crime Commissioner says firefighters “should not be unduly worried” over change of governance for fire service 

26 Mar 18

Firefighters have been told they “should not be unduly worried” by plans to bring Staffordshire Fire and rescue Service under the control of the Police and Crime Commissioner.


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Lichfield MP backs decision to give control of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to the Police and Crime Commissioner 

26 Mar 18

Lichfield’s MP has welcomed news that the Police and Crime Commissioner will take control of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.


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Plea to parents to warn children of fire dangers 

23 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging parents to speak to their children about fire safety ahead of the Easter school holidays.


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Witness appeal following serious road traffic collision in Lichfield 

20 Mar 18

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Lichfield on Friday (17 March).


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House left seriously damaged after candle fire 

17 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents not to leave lit candles unattended or tackle a fire yourself.


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Mock building fire at Kerria Centre helps train firefighters! 

15 Mar 18

FIREFIGHTERS from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have carried out a large exercise in Tamworth today, Thursday 15 March.


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Man arrested after rooftop siege in Tamworth 

12 Mar 18

The ROOFTOP siege in a street close to Tamworth Town Centre came to a peaceful conclusion this afternoon after around two hours when a local man was arrested.


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Catchy tune used to highlight service safety campaign  

12 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has released a new video with a serious message but a familiar tune.


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Tamworth Firefighter set to take part in International competition 

8 Mar 18

A FIREFIGHTER from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is set to take on an international challenge to be crowned the Toughest Firefighter Alive.


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Could you give something back by being a Fire Service Volunteer? 

8 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is looking for more volunteers in Lichfield and Burton-on-Trent to support the work it carries out in the community.


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New campaign urges fire victims to ‘Get Out Stay Out’ 

5 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has launched a new campaign to encourage residents to Get Out Stay Out in the event of a fire.


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Warning after dog falls through ice into park pond 

2 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to take care around open water as icy conditions continue.


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Warning after dog falls through ice into park pond 

2 Mar 18

STAFFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to take care around open water as icy conditions continue.