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100 Years Young - futureproofing Generation Alpha

IFE Centenary Conference

In September 2017 Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) opened the doors of a new state-of the-art lifeskills centre, Safety Central, aimed primarily at keeping young people safe. This prompted the Service’s decision to focus their forthcoming Institution of Fire Engineers centenary conference on and around young people.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have received a national award for their tyre safety checks.

Service receives national award for tyre safety

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have received a national award for their tyre safety checks.


Barbecue safety

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service wants everyone to be aware of the potential dangers of barbecues if care isn't taken.

Water rescue by firefighters

Don't let water destroy your summer

Tips from Cheshire firefighters on how to stay safe near open water. Cooling off in rivers, canals, ponds, quarries and lakes can have deadly consequences.

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Alsager fire station open day

This weekend Alsager Community Fire Station will once again be throwing open the station doors to the public for an event that promises something for everyone.

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Statement following the Lucas Carter inquest

Lucas died on Sunday 30 October following a fire at his home on Platt Avenue, Sandbach.

Ellesmere Port fire station open day

Fire station open days 2018

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will be holding fire station open days in 2018. Please bring your family and friends along to these free events.

Firefighter and children

Child Safety Week 2018

Child Safety Week is an annual campaign by the Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented.


Sprinkler demo for businesses - 14 June

We're joining together with The West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce to host a ‘Round the Table’ networking breakfast event on Tuesday 14th June.

Fire and Rescue boat being launched onto the river

Boat fire safety tips

The number of boat fires on our coastal and inland waters is relatively low. However, when they do occur, they quite often have devastating consequences.

Test your smoke alarm

Is your smoke alarm over 10 years old?

We are urging residents living in homes built between 1992 and 2008 to have their hard-wired smoke alarms replaced.


Fire and police team up for Stonewall Trans Allies Programme

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Constabulary are among the launch partners for a new programme by LGBT charity Stonewall aiming to create better allies for trans people.

Trainee firefighters

Trainee firefighters #My75miles challenge

A group of trainee firefighters from Cheshire Fire and Rescue are planning to do 75 miles in 75 minutes, in full fire kit, to raise much needs funds for The Fire Firefighters Charity.

Firefighters and fire engine

Our plans for 2018/19

Cheshire Fire Authority has now published its Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) for 2018/19.

Charity car wash at Stockton Heath fire station

Hoping to raise bucketloads for charity

Cheshire firefighters will be splashing out with car washes throughout March in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity.

PC Steve Faulkner and retired firefighter John Garner at the time of the Warrington bombings

The memories never fade

Twenty-five years ago two boys, aged three and 12, were tragically killed when two bombs planted in bins exploded in Warrington town centre.

11 apprencites with the apprentice coordinator

Apprentices - Nepal School Project 2018

Children’s education in a remote village in Nepal has been changed for generations thanks to our of Firefighter and Community Safety Apprentices.


National sprinkler week - myths dispelled

It’s National Sprinkler Week from 12 March, a National Fire Chiefs Council campaign that is being supported by Cheshire firefighters.

RNLI team with Joe and Paul

Firefighter saved from sea incident by his 13-year-old son

A Cheshire firefighter owes his life to his 13-year-old son after he gave him CPR following an incident at sea, off Anglesey.

Firefighters tackling a fire at a school in Northwich

Praise for firefighters who dealt with a serious school fire

Firefighters who dealt with a serious fire a school in Northwich have been praised for their actions.