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Our STARs of 2023

The 2023 STAR Awards attracted an extremely high standard of nominations, giving the judging panel a tough task to pronounce the winners.

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Cheshire Fire honoured twice in Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards

Cheshire’s Fire and Rescue Service has scooped two national awards in the Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards (EFE) this year.

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2023/2024 Budget Consultation

Cheshire Fire Authority is launching a consultation on its precept (its share of council tax) for the forthcoming 2023/2024 financial year.

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Could you be a wholetime firefighter?

Our wholetime firefighter recruitment window will be opening early in 2023. We are offering anyone who wants to see if this could be the role for them the chance to try out at one of our taster sessions in January.

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Novel Christmas safety messages from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has today launched its Christmas campaign, focusing on home and road safety, along with spreading our message of Christmas cheer.

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Robin to the Rescue

Join Robin on his adventurous flight as he spots fire safety hazards in people’s homes and tells them how they can keep themselves and their loved ones safe, and what happens when he sees his friend in danger.

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Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Supports Register My Appliance

Register your home’s hardest workers for safety and savings at

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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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Bonfire night - list of organised events

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.

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.


Firefighters urge people not to light their own bonfires

Concerns are growing around the number of deliberate fires Cheshire firefighters are being called to as Bonfire Night approaches and how busy this time of year can be for crews in some areas of Cheshire.

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Warning after numerous arson attacks across Winsford

Firefighters and police officers have been battling against a rising number of arson attacks across Winsford.

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Care home company prosecuted for “unforgiveable” fire safety failures

The owners of a Warrington care home at which a 90-year-old resident accidentally set fire to himself while smoking have been fined more than £60,000 for serious breaches of fire safety regulations.

Cheshire Burn Awareness Week

Burn Awareness Day

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.

Retiring Chief Fire Officer Mark Cashin hands over the Chief's epaulettes to incoming Chief Fire Officer Alex Waller (note - when Mark took over as Chief Fire Officer, those epaulettes were handed on to him by retiring Chief Paul Hancock)

Cheshire Fire Authority appoints new Chief Fire Officer

Cheshire Fire Authority (CFA) has today confirmed the appointment of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service’s new Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive.

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HM Queen Elizabeth II

Members of Cheshire Fire Authority and officers and staff of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.


Stay safe in the heatwave

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to take extra care during the heatwave

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Cheshire Fire supports M&S stance

The news that Marks and Spencer has joined Aldi in removing disposable barbecues from shelves in all its stores is welcomed by Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Rapid Response Rescue Units statement

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service strongly refutes claims that the deployment of additional Rapid Response Rescue Units (RRRUs) puts firefighters or members of the public at risk.