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Chester Demolition Phase 1

Temporary fire station installed in Chester as rebuild takes shape

Swift but steady progress is being made to replace the ageing fire station in Chester.

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Brake Road Safety Week

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Police are calling for road users to “Step up for Safe Streets” as part of Road Safety Week.

Atrial Fibrillation check

Cheshire Fire supports Global Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Week 2019

Monday 18 November sees the start of Global Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Week 2019 - a week that Cheshire Fire and Rescue service (CFRS) is proud to support through its Safe and Well initiative.

Five-year-old girl alerts sleeping family of house fire in Blacon

The parents of a five-year-old girl who alerted her family to a fire in their home in the middle of the night are urging others to learn from the ‘terrifying experience’

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.

Wheelie bin on fire by a window of a property

Warning to residents following increase in wheelie bin fires

Residents and business owners in Warrington are being urged by firefighters to only leave wheelie bins outside on collection day following an increase in deliberate fires.

Fire at Beechmere residential complex

Beechmere residential complex investigation update

Initial investigations into the cause of the fire at the Beechmere residential complex in Crewe on Thursday 8 August have found that it started on a roof terrace area of the property.


Hallowe'en - important fire safety tips

With 31st October just around the corner, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind you about some important fire safety messages.

Sam and Dylan Francis enjoy holding firefighter equipment during their special visit to Widnes Fire Station. They are pictured with firefighters, from left, Darren Wright, Sam Molyneaux, Matty Thornberry and Ruari Lennon.

Family hail Halton’s firefighters following special fire station visit

A family from Widnes have hailed Halton’s firefighters for going ‘above and beyond the call of duty’ to ensure that their vehicle was cleaned after they had tried to get it done as part of a charity car wash at Runcorn Fire Station.

Bonfire safety

Tips to keep you safe this bonfire period

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing safety advice to keep people safe this bonfire period.

Change you clocks, test your smoke alarms

Reminder to test your smoke alarms and security this weekend

Cheshire emergency service staff will be joining forces this weekend, as the clocks go back (October 27), to help keep people safe in their homes.

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Students offered fire safety advice during national campaign

With students now settling into their university accommodation and learning new routines, while others are getting back into the swing of university life, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service, as part of the Fire Kills Campaign, is encouraging scholars to have a think about their fire safety.

Congleton firefighter tackles chimney fire from roof

Tips to help avoid a chimney fire

Most chimney fires are preventable. Regular inspection and cleaning of chimney flues will help prevent fires within chimneys.

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Residents warns people to take extra care during Cheshire Burn Awareness Week

A man who was badly burned while using petrol on a fire in his garden, is helping Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service to warn others as part of Cheshire Burns Awareness Week (October 14-18).

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 (14th-18th October). This week will incorporate National Burn Awareness Day, which takes place on 16th October.

Candle fire safety

Snuff out the fire risk in your homes this winter

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to snuff out the risk of fire in their homes this winter as part of a national campaign.

Defibrillator at one of our fire stations

Service continues to support lifesaving initiative

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the annual Restart a Heart campaign in more ways than one.

Cheshire Burn Awareness Week

Cheshire Fire hosts five days of burn awareness

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is showing its support for National Burn Awareness Day on October 16 and will be hosting five full days of action to help highlight the dangers of burns and scalds across the county.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Manchester Camerata

STOP, DROP AND ROLL - ‘Safety in the Seasons’, a collaboration between Cheshire Fire and Manchester

A creative project with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Manchester Camerata.

Smoke alarm testing

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service supporting smoke alarm awareness month

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the National Fire Chief’s Council campaign in October which encourages people to fit and test their smoke alarms.