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Working in partnership to increase the engagement provided to people with mental health issues

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) and Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) NHS Trust have jointly funded a Mental Health Engagement Officer post to support residents with mental health issues.


Ground-breaking ceremony at new training centre

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Fire Authority have marked the start of work to create a state-of-the-art training centre with a ground-breaking ceremony.


Thousands attend Blue Light Open Day

More than 6,000 people got an insight into the work of the Cheshire's Blue Light Community Open Day (Sunday, 14 July).


Water rescue

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.


Ellesmere Port fire station open day

Fire station open days 2019

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will be holding fire station open days in 2019. Please bring your family and friends along to these free events.


Dreamnight at the Zoo

Dreamnight at the Zoo

Firefighters from Chester took part in a special event at Chester Zoo for chronically ill and disabled children.


More than 2,150 people attend Biker Down since launch

Since the first delivery of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service’s free Biker Down five years ago, more than 2,150 people have attended the educational course.


Open Day 2019

Joint Open Day 2019

Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service and Cheshire Police will be hosting an action-packed day at Cheshire Police Headquarters.


Artists impression of Chester Fire Station

Plans for Chester Fire Station approved

We’re planning to replace the fire station in Chester with a state-of-the-art facility that will serve the city for years to come.


Firefighter and children

Child Safety Week

Child Safety Week is an annual campaign by the Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented.


Cheshire Firefighter Challenge

Cheshire Firefighter Challenge

The Cheshire Firefighter Challenge is an event for the Fire Fighter Charity which involves a course of 8 challenges focused on firefighting activities.


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Runcorn firefighters visit community centre to help keep young children safe and well

Runcorn firefighters took a break from saving lives directly by visiting a community centre to give parents advice on how to keep their young children safe and well.


John and Mark

Motorcyclist thanks doctor for saving his life

A Warrington motorcyclist has thanked the doctor who performed emergency open chest heart surgery at the side of the road, saving his life and enabling him to walk his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.


Firefighters at a road traffic collision

Fatal 5

More than twice the number of people died on Cheshire’s roads in 2018 in comparison to the previous year - and the majority of those deaths could have been avoided.


Gecko at Lymm Fire Station

Lymm firefighters become YouTube stars

Firefighters from Lymm have become internet sensations after starring in an educational YouTube video.


Firefighter Usman Akhtar and his colleague at Wilmlsow Fire Station

Wilmlsow firefighter celebrates Ramadan

Wilmslow firefighter Usman Akhtar will be celebrating the holy month of Ramadan and is sharing the reasons behind Ramadan and why as a Muslim he fasts during this time. He also wants to encourage people from the Muslim community to become a firefighter.


Warrington Wolves vs Widnes Vikings

Service teams up with women's rugby league teams

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is tackling an ambitious project to recruit more women firefighters by partnering up with Warrington Wolves and Widnes Vikings Rugby league Clubs.


Proud to Provide

Proud to Provide

In recent years many public sector organisations have taken huge steps towards becoming workplaces where LGBT+ people feel accepted, valued and able to give of their best.


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Zero deaths in accidental house fires in Cheshire

For the first time in its history Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has had zero deaths in accidental house fires during its annual reporting period, in this case from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.


Safe and Well visit

Safe and Well Visits 2018/19

The Safe and Well Visits programme was launched in Cheshire in February 2017 in collaboration with the NHS and local authority directors of public health.