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National campaign to promote sprinklers

National campaign to promote sprinklers

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) National Sprinkler Week.


Firefighter Nigel Quarmby with Chief Fire Officer Mark Cashin and Firefighter Colin Burgess with Chief Fire Officer Mark Cashin

Two firefighters honoured with Queen's Commendation for Bravery

Two firefighters from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have been honoured with a Queen’s Commendation for Bravery.


Wilmslow firefighters urge residents of the dangers of accidental fires at home

Firefighters from Wilmslow are urging residents to stay alert of the dangers accidental fires in homes.


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Weed burner warning following fire in Ellesmere Port

Firefighters are warning people of the dangers of using weed burners in their gardens following a fire in Ellesmere Port.


CFRS Celebrates Lesbian Visibility Week 2021

CFRS Celebrates Lesbian Visibility Week 2021

The Service is celebrating Lesbian Visibility Week (26 April -2 May) and we want to dedicate some time to our amazing lesbian and gay women.


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Chester firefighters begin final countdown to charity challenge

Firefighters from the Chester fire station have begun their final countdown to the 2021 charity challenge – from Sea to Summit.


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Road safety operation to educate drivers and riders in Chester

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will be taking part in a road safety operation alongside colleagues from Cheshire Police in a bid to help keep people safe on the roads.


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Paid on-call firefighters are being sought for Tarporley Fire Station

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is encouraging people to step forward and explore the opportunities the fire and rescue service can offer people who have a passion for working in and helping Tarporley by becoming paid on-call firefighters.


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Cheshire Fire launches sprinkler campaign

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is launching a year-long campaign on 1 April to raise awareness of the benefits of fitting sprinkler systems in business premises.


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Chester firefighters begin training for charity challenge

Firefighters from the Chester fire station are this week embarking on a gruelling training schedule ahead of their 2021 charity challenge – from Sea to Summit.


A firefighter administers the Covid vaccine at Chester's vaccination site

Covid boost as Cheshire Fire staff team up with NHS colleagues at vaccination sites

The county’s newest vaccination sites have received a shot in the arm from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service with firefighters and support staff joining NHS colleagues to administer thousands of Covid-19 vaccinations.


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National campaign to recruit on-call firefighters is an opportunity for those who need more

Paid on-call firefighters are being sought as part of this year’s national on-call recruitment campaign.


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Scam warning as fire service phone numbers are 'spoofed' by telemarketer

Scam warning as fire service phone numbers are 'spoofed' by telemarketer


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Fire service support to get elderly and vulnerable vaccinated against Covid-19

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is again supporting communities during the Covid pandemic by playing an active role in the county’s vaccination programme - by helping to ensure that those who are vulnerable and want the vaccine can receive it.


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Chester Fire Station rebuild complete as firefighters and staff move back in

Firefighters and staff last week moved into a state-of-the art fire station that will serve the city of Chester and its residents for years to come.


Rainbow flag at Knutsford Fire Station

Cheshire fire stations flying the flag for LGBT History Month

If you’ve wondered why the Rainbow Flag is flying outside Cheshire fire stations and headquarters, they are being flown to mark LGBT History Month


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Sprinkler quickly extinguishes fire at Cheshire nursing home

Chief Fire Officers are praising nursing home owners in Mobberley for their diligence in fitting a sprinkler system which activated when a fire broke out, immediately extinguishing the flames at source.


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Chester hair salon owner sentenced following failure to comply with fire regulations

The owner of a business in Chester city centre has been ordered to pay more than £7,000 after putting lives at risk by failing to comply with fire regulations.


Cooking safety month

Cooking safety month

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is sharing life-saving safety advice as part of a national month-long focus on cooking.


Firefighter in flood water

Cheshire Fire continues to support communities across the county after major flooding

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is continuing to support communities across the county following the major flooding incident caused by Storm Christoph.