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Happy Diwali ! Celebrate safely

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to offer fire safety advice to people celebrating Diwali

Burnawareness day 2017

National Burn Awareness Day

Always remember - if your clothing catches fire “Stop, drop and roll”. Good first aid following a burn or scald can make an enormous difference in recovery times and the severity of scarring. Two important things to remember are STOP, DROP, ROLL and then COOL, CALL, COVER.

Organised bonfire

Bonfire night - list of bonfires in Cheshire

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to urge residents to visit one of the organised bonfire or firework events that are taking place across Cheshire.

Check your tyres every month

Test your tyre safety knowledge

Test your tyre safety knowledge by taking part in the TyreSafe Test - a fun way to test your knowledge about tyre safety and potentially life-saving information you need to be familiar with.

Firefighters and fire engine

Have your say on our draft plan for 2018/19

The consultation on the draft Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) for 2018/19 is now underway and will last until Tuesday 2nd January 2018. During this time the Service will consult with the public, key partners and stakeholders and members of staff. The draft Plan follows on from the Service’s second Emergency Response Review, which was init

Firefighters dealing with a fire

Annual Report

Cheshire Fire Authority has published its 2017 Annual Report. The Annual Report sets out how the Service has performed over the last 12 months, looks at some notable achievements and it also takes a look at what the future might hold for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service football team

Football success

A team of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service employees came second in a national 6-a-side football tournament against other services.

An umbrella being blown away by strong winds

Driving during high winds

High winds have been forecast in a severe weather warning for Cheshire - please take extra care on the roads and read our safety advice.

Gas safety week

Gas Safety Week is a national safety campaign to raise awareness of gas safety.

Car on a road in wind and rain

Tips for driving safely in heavy rain

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has some useful advice which could help prevent collisions on the road during heavy rainfall and flooding. Driving in wet conditions can be hazardous, but you have a better chance of staying safe if you prepare for wet weather.

Congleton firefighter tackles chimney fire from roof

Chimney fire safety week

Most chimney fires are preventable. Regular inspection and cleaning of chimney flues will help prevent fires within chimneys.

Ellesmere Port fire station open day

Fire station open days 2017

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will be holding fire station open days in 2017. Please bring your family and friends along to these free events.

Car on a country road in Cheshire

Summer road safety tips

Long sunny days can be the perfect opportunity to get out and about in your car. To stay safe on the roads remember : slow, sober, secure, silent and sharp.

Potential recruits at a taster event

Could you be a firefighter?

We're holding a series of firefighter 'Taster Days' to encourage a more diverse workforce.

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.

Bike ride #ForVicki

Fire crews complete charity bike ride

On 26th and 27th June, Birchwood on-call firefighters did a two-day bike ride around all fire stations in Cheshire to raise money for their injured colleague, Firefighter Vicki Griffiths.

Visitors to our stand at the Cheshire Show 2017

Success at the Cheshire Show

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will be at Cheshire Show today and tomorrow, engaging with members of the public delivering vital road and fire safety information, along with the famous childrens yellow helmets. If you're visiting the Cheshire Show, please come along and visit us - our stand is on Row C1 stand 2-9.

Firefighter and children

Child Safety Week 2017

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.

Tumble dryer after a fire

Warning after tumble dryer recall

We are asking people to check the make of their tumble dryer after a full recall was issued by a manufacturer.

Firefighters training to use a hose reel jet

Firefighter and Community Safety Apprentice

If you are enthusiastic, committed to learning new skills, dedicated to delivering an excellent service to the community and keen to step into a vocation like no other then a career as an apprentice within Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service might be for you!