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Cook safely over the summer holidays

With the summer holidays upon us, many families across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington will be spending more time in the kitchen, so firefighters are asking everyone to think about fire safety.


New design for Crewe Fire Station

Have your say on plans to rebuild Crewe Fire Station

The public are being invited to give their views on plans to demolish and rebuild Crewe Fire Station.


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Fundraising firefighter to cycle 870 miles

A firefighter is getting in gear for the biggest challenge of his life after vowing to cycle from Land’s End to John o’ Groats in just five days.



Cheshire Firefighter Challenge 2020

VIDEOS ADDED: Cheshire ‘Virtual’ Firefighter Challenge

Registration for the Cheshire ‘Virtual’ Firefighter Challenge opened on Monday 14 June.


Drowning Prevention Week

Firefighters support national Drowning Prevention Week

Cheshire firefighters are supporting The Royal Life Saving Society UK Drowning Prevention Week (DPW) to help raise awareness around the dangers of being in or near water this summer.


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Fundraising firefighters raise over £10,000

Chester Fire Station’s White Watch has raised more than £10,000 for charity by completing a mountainous challenge.


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Chester woman saved by flame retardant throw

A woman from Chester has thanked the team at Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service for saving her life and her home.


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 given bravery commendations

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.


Firefighters tackling fire in breathing apparatus

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.