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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.

Living room fire in Marton

  • Time of Incident:
    05/03/2019 - 14:10
  • Location:
    Congleton Road, Marton.
  • Attendance:
    One fire engine attended from Wilmslow. One fire engine from Macclesfield.
Fire crews were called to a fire at an address in Congleton Road in Marton.

car wash

Firefighters splashing out for charity

Firefighters in Cheshire are hoping to swap buckets of water for buckets of cash.

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.

School after the fire

Runcorn man found guilty of burning down school

A man has been found guilty of setting fire to a school in Rudheath, Northwich, stalking teachers working there and setting fire to a house as part of his personal crusade to ‘protect children’.

Jade Broderick and baby Blake with firefighters who saved her life on her first birthday, from left, back row, John Mather, Andy Hinde, Dave Morris and Damon Leonard; front row, Gus O’Rourke and Martin Dowle

Woman reunited with crew who saved her life

A woman who was rescued from a house fire on her first birthday has been reunited with the firefighters who saved her life.

CFRS staff celebrating third place in Stonewall Top 100 Employers' list

Number 3 in the Stonewall Top 100

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is moving closer to the top of LGBT charity Stonewall's prestigious Top 100 Employers list for 2019.

Risk Rater - want to know if your home is fire-safe?

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a new online Home Safety Check to help keep your home safe from fire. The online Home Safety Check will ask you to complete a questionnaire, and then you will get a personalised fire safety plan - with advice on how to prevent fires in your home.


Inspection report published

The first independent review by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS), released today (20 December), has seen Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) rated amongst the highest-performing services of the 14 fire and rescue services inspected so far.

Chester Zoo fire

Fire investigation into cause of Chester Zoo fire complete

Fire investigators at Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service have now determined the cause of the fire in Monsoon Forest, at Chester Zoo, on Saturday 15 December as an accidental fire caused by an electrical fault.

Aerial ladder platform tackling the fire at Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo fire

At 11.28am on Saturday 15th December we were called to a large fire at Chester Zoo. The blaze was in the Monsoon Forest Habitat on the site, which is the UK’s largest zoo building.

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Business safety at Christmas

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Business safety team will be out visiting local businesses during the build up to Christmas and the New Year sales, ensuring they are keeping staff, customers and their shops safe from fire

Coach Elliot Dillon with Imad celebrating after the fight.

Success for Phoenix Fire Boxing Club

Congratulations to 20-year-old flyweight boxer Imad Nasseb for winning the prestigious National Boys and Girls Club Under 21 national title recently.

The Fire Tones

The Fire Tones for Christmas Number One

A 40+ strong choir of fire personnel from across the UK, including Cheshire’s Dan Selby, Emily Morris and Matt Lloyd, are making a bid for the Christmas number one to raise money for charity.

Are you Weather Ready?

Are you Weather Ready?

It pays to be prepared for winter. There are a few simple steps you can take to prepare yourself, your vehicle and your home or business. Is there anyone else you can help prepare for winter? Perhaps a neighbour, friend or relative?

Former Chief Fire Officer Paul Hancock

Honorary degree for retired Chief Fire Officer

Former Chief Fire Officer Paul Hancock received an honorary degree of doctor of science (DSc) from the University of Chester today (7 November 2018)

Candle lit amongst pumpkins

Stay safe this Hallowe'en

Cheshire firefighters want you to enjoy Hallowe’en and all its spooky fun, but also want you to be aware of the potential dangers from fire to keep you safe.

National Burn Awareness Day

National Burn Awareness Day

Cheshire firefighters are urging residents to be aware of potential hazards and to take steps to keep themselves and their loved ones safe

Live sprinkler demo

Live sprinkler demo and seminar - 12 October

The Business Safety and Protection teams at Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are holding a live sprinkler demonstration at their Sadler Road, Winsford as part of the push to promote sprinklers to save lives and to assist in the delivery of business continuity plans for businesses and schools.

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.