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Beechmere residential complex update

An investigation into the cause of the fire at the Beechmere residential complex in Crewe, including how it developed and spread, has concluded.


IRMP 2020-2024 Approved

Cheshire Fire Authority Approves IRMP 2020-2024

At its meeting yesterday (1 July), Cheshire Fire Authority approved the publication of its Integrated Risk Management Plan 2020-2024 (IRMP). The IRMP sets out the strategic plan for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) over the next four years.


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Don't drink/drug drive as government restrictions are eased

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Police are urging motorists not to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol or taking drugs as government restrictions are eased this weekend.


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Changes to keep tenants safe from electrical fires welcomed

New regulations out today, July 1, could see private landlords facing fines of up to £30,000 if they don’t comply with important changes, designed to keep tenants safe from faulty electrics and fire hazards.


Firefighter Stefan Hornby on the exercise bike that will be used for the charity challenge at Penketh Fire Station

Fundraising firefighters set for 3,300-mile cycling challenge

A team of firefighters are gearing up for a daunting charity challenging: cycling 3,300 miles in 10 days.


Macclesfield's on-call firefighters set to trek the height of Mount Everest for charity

Macclesfield's on-call firefighters set to trek the height of Mount Everest for charity

A group of firefighters from Macclesfield are set to climb the height of Mount Everest in order to raise cash for charity.


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Be water aware

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.


Cheshire Firefighters tackling a grass fire at Lyme Country Park

Countryside fire safety advice

Please be extra careful if you are out in the countryside today, this beautiful weather can make conditions dangerous and grass fires can start quickly.


National Windrush Day 2020

National Windrush Day 2020

To honour over 1,000 post war immigrants from the Caribbean, who arrived on 22nd June 1948 on HMS Windrush, the Service is encouraging staff to remember the event at 10.26am on Monday 22nd June.


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Firefighters warn smokers of the dangers of smoking indoors after three fatal fires

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning residents about the dangers of smoking at home following a third fatal fire in Cheshire East involving cigarettes since February this year.


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Residents urged to follow safety advice after further increase in outdoor fires over the weekend

Following another increase of outdoor fires across Cheshire this weekend, firefighters are continuing to warn residents of the dangers and potentially devastating consequences.


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Firefighters warn of the consequences of fires in open spaces following increase across Cheshire

Firefighters are warning residents to be aware of the devastating consequences of fires in open spaces following an increase in incidents across Cheshire.


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Child Safety Week keeps families protected

During the current pandemic and with many children not yet returning to school, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging everyone to think about keeping themselves and their family safe.


Pan Visibility Day

Things you should know about Pan Visibility Day

Pan Visibility Day is on May 24th each year and it aims to celebrate and recognise those who identify as pansexual both within our organisation and amongst the wider community.


: The fundraising firefighters, from left, Crew Manager Graham Maher, Al Rimmer, Mike Dutton, Watch Manager Andy Clarke, Neil Hoey and Marty Royal

Firefighters complete unique marathon challenge

Fundraising firefighters have given two charities a much needed financial boost by running a marathon – without leaving the grounds of their fire station.


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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2020

The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is observed on May 17 and aims to raise awareness of LGBT rights and inclusion.


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Plan an escape route to safety

Fitting smoke alarms is a first crucial step to protecting yourself and those you love from a fire, but would everyone know what to do if one went off after a fire started in your home?


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Supporting Deaf Awareness Week

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Deaf Awareness Week (4-8 May) by highlighting to people who are deaf or hard of hearing the importance of having the right smoke alarms in their homes, to keep them safe.


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Fundraising firefighters set for unique marathon challenge

A team of firefighters who are determined to give two charities a much needed financial boost have vowed to run a marathon – without leaving the grounds of their fire station.


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Firefighters urge residents not to use sky lanterns following near miss in Winsford

Firefighters are warning people about the dangers of sky lanterns following a near miss in Winsford.