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Changing lives....saving lives, every day is different for a firefighter

If you’re passionate about changing lives in your community, and want to contribute to saving lives by reducing the risk of incidents, then being a firefighter is the role for you.

More awards success for Safe and Well Visits programme

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters stationed in Halton with a MyDiagnostick ECG device used to screen people for atrial fibrillation

Local young people set to transform town underpass as part of The Prince’s Trust Programme

Young people from Macclesfield on a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service led Prince’s Trust Programme are taking on what is to be the largest community project every completed by a team.

Community area given revamp by Chester young people on Prince's Trust Programme

An outdoor area at Water Tower Gardens in Chester has been given a revamp by young people, as part of a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led Prince’s Trust Programme.

Runcorn firefighters concerned by spate of fires believed to have been started deliberately

Runcorn firefighters concerned by spate of fires believed to have been started deliberately

Ellesmere Port firefighters concerned by increase in arson incidents

An increase in arson incidents in Ellesmere Port has left firefighters concerned.

Warning issued after tent fire in Ashton

Firefighters are reminding the public about camping safety after a man sustained serious burns in a fire in Ashton.

Firefighters give water safety advice to Warrington school children

Warrington firefighters have been working in partnership with the healthy lifestyle organisation LiveWire to encourage over 2,000 school children to stay safe around water.

Hoverboard safety advice issued following fire in Crewe

Firefighters are warning people to be vigilant after a popular electronic children’s toy caused a fire in Crewe.

Cheshire Fire futureproofing Generation Alpha conference

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is hosting a conference and networking event, which focuses on young people born after 2011, who are predicted to be the most transformative generation ever.

Chair of Cheshire Fire Authority re-elected

Cllr Bob Rudd has been re-elected as Chair of Cheshire Fire Authority following the Authority’s Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 20 June.

Standing ovation for unique theatre performance

A unique theatre performance tackling safety issues received a standing ovation when it was performed last week. Performed at The Brindley Theatre in Runcorn, Safer Together was the result of a collaboration between Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Manchester Camerata orchestra.

Businessman jailed for "flagrant" breaches of fire safety laws

A businessman and owner of a 14th century Cheshire wedding venue has been jailed for 20 months at Chester Crown Court for breaching serious fire safety rules.

Wilmslow firefighters remind residents to stay safe this weekend

With another fine weekend expected firefighters in Wilmslow are reminding residents to think before they pour ignitable liquid on their garden waste fires or barbecues.

Fire service makes lifesaving equipment donation

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has donated surplus equipment to help save lives in Romania.

Work experience places urgently needed for young people in Cheshire

Young people on The Prince's Trust Programme are appealing to local businesses in Cheshire East to help and give them valuable work experience.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service highlights collaborative work to support Child Safety Week

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Halton Borough Council are celebrating their collaborative work to keep children safe during Child Safety Week.

Tarporley Fire Cadets plea for more volunteers

Tarporley Fire Cadets could face closure if more volunteers are not found to help run the unit.

Winsford Fire Cadets plea for more volunteers

Winsford Fire Cadets is sending out a plea to people to come forward and volunteer to help run the unit.

Mum-to-be hails firefighters for saving baby equipment

A mum-to-be has hailed firefighters for saving all the equipment she has bought for her unborn child from a bungalow blaze.