Press Releases

All-female team graduate from The Prince’s Trust programme

A group of young women have graduated from the first ever all-female Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led Prince's Trust programme.

Ellesmere Port Prince's Trust team graduate in style

A group of young people from Ellesmere Port graduated from a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service led Prince's Trust programme at an awards ceremony held at Craxton Wood Hotel, Chester.

Firefighter taster day at Warrington Fire Station

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is holding a taster day for its wholetime firefighter recruitment campaign at Warrington Fire Station and is inviting people from all walks of life along.

Retired firefighter visits Widnes to see brass bell

A 90-year-old former firefighter made a special visit to Widnes Fire Station to see a brass bell he presented to the station 27 years ago

Cheshire wholetime firefighter recruitment campaign date announced

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service's wholetime firefighter recruitment campaign gets underway on Monday 14 August.

Firefighters give summer holiday safety advice to parents

With the summer holidays in full swing, many children across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington will be spending more time in the kitchen.

Warning after e-cigarette explodes in Ellesmere Port

An Ellesmere Port couple have had a lucky escape after an e-cigarette battery exploded “like a firecracker” in their bedroom.

Emergency services mark second anniversary of the Bosley Mill explosion

The three emergency services which attended the Bosley Mill explosion back in July 2015 have paid tribute to those who died with a memorial stone.

Piggy-bank donation from school boys for injured firefighter

Two brothers from Winsford who donated their entire piggy-bank savings to an injured firefighter have been applauded by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Increase in kitchen fires in Halton

Firefighters in Halton are calling for people to take more care whilst cooking after a large increase in the number of kitchen fires in the area over the past few months.

Concern after increase in Crewe arson attacks

Firefighters in Crewe are warning of a large increase in the number of arson incidents in the town over recent months.

Care home company fined for serious fire safety breaches

A Cheshire care home company has been fined £50,000 and ordered to pay £9,000 in costs after pleading guilty to serious breaches of fire safety regulations.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service wins Tyre Safety Award

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has won an award for their tyre safety campaign which they run in conjunction with a national charity.

Fire and Rescue Services win health award

Cheshire and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Services have won a prestigious health award for their pioneering new scheme focusing on bowel cancer screening.

Fire and Rescue Service continues to reassure Cheshire's high rise residents

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is continuing to provide reassurance to residents of high rise accommodation following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London. Firefighters and Prevention and Protection officers are also working with hospital trusts to ensure their buildings are fire safe.

Statement regarding high rise accommodation in Cheshire

At yesterday's Annual General Meeting of Cheshire Fire Authority, Members were briefed on Cheshire Fire and Service's response in the wake of Grenfell Tower fire.

Get your tickets for the Blue Light Open Day!

On Sunday, 16 July the doors of Cheshire Constabulary HQ will be thrown open for the public to see the good work that Cheshire’s police and fire services do around the clock.

Alsager cadets make history

The first batch of Alsager fire cadets had their ‘passing out’ parade at the fire station last week.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue firefighter gets into Team GB

A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighter has cycled his way into Team GB ahead of a road race in France in August.

Two Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service volunteers given awards

Two Warrington men have been given awards by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service for racking up more than 7,000 hours volunteering.