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Cheshire Santa Slog

Cheshire Santa Slog 1 - 24 December

Join the Cheshire Santa Slog this year in the run up to Christmas in aid of The Fire Fighters Charity.


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Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service volunteers and staff help distribute PPE and hand sanitiser

Three apprentices from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have helped distribute PPE and hand sanitiser to 58 schools from across Cheshire East.


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Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service urge road users there is no need to speed

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging road users that there is no need to speed as part of Road Safety Week, the national awareness campaign coordinated annually by the charity Brake.


Warning issued after residents suffer flash burns from garden fires

Warning issued after residents suffer flash burns from garden fires

Firefighters are warning residents about the dangers of using petrol to burn garden waste following a number of incidents across Cheshire.


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Cheshire Fire Authority thanked for part-funding installation of sprinklers at Runcorn tower block

A housing provider has thanked Cheshire Fire Authority for part-funding the fitting of potentially life-saving sprinklers throughout one of its biggest properties.


Station Manager Andy Gray with the Tyresafe Emergency Services Award 2020

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service wins National Road Safety Award

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has won the Emergency Services award in the Tyresafe Awards 2020.


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Firefighters urge people not to light bonfires in their gardens

Firefighters in Cheshire are urging people to think twice before they light a bonfire or have a firework display in their garden this year.


Chester Fire Station completion date on track for January 2021

Chester Fire Station completion date on track for January 2021

Chester Fire Station’s completion date is back on track despite the original delays incurred due to COVID-19.


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Congleton man urges others to learn from dishwasher fire at his home

Never leave domestic appliances on when you go out. That is the message from a 34-year-old man following a fire at his Congleton home.


Annual Report 2020

Annual Report 2020

The 2020 Annual Report sets out how the Service has performed over the last 12 months, looks at some notable achievements and it also takes a look at what the future might hold for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.


Cheshire Burn Awareness Week

Firefighter to read children their bedtime story as part of Burns Awareness Week

A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighter is set to read children across the county their bedtime story in a bid to raise awareness of the dangers around the home, to help prevent avoidable burn and scald injuries.


Cheshire Burn Awareness Week

Cheshire Burn Awareness Week

We're joining forces with organisations from across the country to urge people to stay safe as part of Cheshire Burn Awareness Week (12th-16th October). This week will incorporate National Burn Awareness Day, which takes place on 14th October.


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Cheshire’s Fire Chief rewarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Cheshire’s Chief Fire Officer has been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal after almost 31 years in fire and rescue.


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Nantwich Fire Station Virtual Open Day

Nantwich residents can find out about the lifesaving work of their local firefighters this weekend – without leaving the comfort of their own homes.


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Two house fires started by sun rays reflecting off mirrors

Firefighters are asking everyone to not put glass and reflective items on windowsills after sunlight reflecting off mirrors caused fires in two homes in six days.


Mark Ashton with the resilience firefighters who helped save his life, Ian Lloyd, left, and Neil Harrison, right

Man who had heart attack while driving reunited with resilience firefighters that saved his life

A man from Helsby who had a heart attack whilst driving along a motorway has been reunited with the resilience firefighters who helped save his life.


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Cheshire Fire supports national fire door safety campaign

This week Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are supporting Fire Door Safety Week, which is a national campaign, designed to help raise awareness of the importance of fire safety and fire doors.


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Tarporley Fire Station to hold its first ever virtual open day

Tarporley residents can find out about the lifesaving work of their local firefighters this weekend – without leaving the comfort of their own homes.


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Penketh Fire Station to hold its first ever virtual open day

Warrington and Widnes residents can find out about the lifesaving work of the firefighters based in Penketh this weekend - without leaving the comfort of their own homes.


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Fundraising firefighters set for 300-mile cycling challenge

A team of firefighters are gearing up to cycle more than 300 miles in aid of charity this weekend.