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Former Chief Fire Officer Paul Hancock

Honorary degree for retired Chief Fire Officer

Former Chief Fire Officer Paul Hancock received an honorary degree of doctor of science (DSc) from the University of Chester today (7 November 2018)


Candle lit amongst pumpkins

Stay safe this Hallowe'en

Cheshire firefighters want you to enjoy Hallowe’en and all its spooky fun, but also want you to be aware of the potential dangers from fire to keep you safe.


National Burn Awareness Day

National Burn Awareness Day

Cheshire firefighters are urging residents to be aware of potential hazards and to take steps to keep themselves and their loved ones safe


Live sprinkler demo

Live sprinkler demo and seminar - 12 October

The Business Safety and Protection teams at Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are holding a live sprinkler demonstration at their Sadler Road, Winsford as part of the push to promote sprinklers to save lives and to assist in the delivery of business continuity plans for businesses and schools.


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.


Residents urged to get their chimney swept

With colder nights fast approaching, firefighters are reminding people with wood burners and solid fuel stoves to get their chimneys swept.


New firefighter training centre planned for Winsford

New firefighter training centre planned for Winsford

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is planning to build a state-of-the-art firefighter training centre at its Sadler Road site.


100 Years Young - futureproofing Generation Alpha

Safeguarding and Young People's Conference

In September 2017 Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) opened the doors of a new state-of the-art life skills 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.


Emergency services lifesaving role play

Emergency services from Cheshire and Greater Manchester descended on the soon to be opened A555 link road in Cheadle on Friday (16 August) to role play their response to a major incident.


Firefighters at a training exercise

Silver Jubilee Bridge exercise

Firefighters took part in a multi-agency exercise on the Silver Jubilee Bridge last month.


Cheshire Fire and Police join forces

Concerning rise in deliberately set fires

Firefighters and police officers are concerned by a summer spate of fires in the Wilmslow area that are believed to have been started deliberately.


Fire station open day

Macclesfield Fire Station Open Day

Macclesfield Fire Station is opening its doors to the public for a free family event that promises something for all ages


Children at an open day

Northwich Fire Station Open Day

Northwich Fire Station is opening its doors to the public for a free family event that promises something for all ages.


Proposed design for Chester Fire Station

Plans for Chester Fire Station

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is seeking your views ahead of submitting plans to demolish and rebuild Chester Fire Station.


Cheshire firefighters

Wholetime firefighter recruitment

Information about wholetime firefighter jobs in Cheshire.


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

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.