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Garden fires are a cause for concern

Fire officers are warning residents not to light fires in their gardens during the coronavirus lock down.


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Wake up to the deadly risk

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service are warning smokers that they must wake up to the deadly dangers of smoking - especially when tired - as part of the Fire Kills campaign.


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How we're dealing with the coronavirus pandemic

It is a challenging time as we all adapt to the developing situation relating to COVID-19 but, rest assured, we are continuing to work hard to ensure both your safety and minimal impact on our services.


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COVID-19 related scams

criminals are taking advantage of the unprecedented situation with COVID-19 and trying to exploit individuals and businesses.


Road Safety

Take extra care and drive carefully

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Road Safety GB by encouraging all road users to do their bit to reduce the strain on the emergency services, in the coming weeks and months, by taking extra care every time they travel.


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Our approach to COVID-19 regarding enforcement

From the 18th March members of the protection department will be making desk top audits via the telephone over the coming weeks to support businesses.


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Operation targeting youngsters commiting fires in Warrington

Youngsters committing deliberate fires in Warrington have been the focus of a joint operation.


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Cheshire Fire Choir to perform at war memorial in Belgium

The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Choir has been selected to take part in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate war memorial in Belgium this Sunday, March 8.


draft IRMP 2020-2024

Update: IRMP consultation extended until 24 April

Cheshire Fire Authority has now published its draft Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) covering the period from 2020 to 2024.


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Demolition of old Chester Fire Station complete

After weeks of demolition work, the old Chester Fire Station is no more, with space now being cleared to bring a brand-new facility to the existing site.


left to right - Cllr Michael Edwardson - Mayor of Ellesmere Port, Cllr Bob Rudd - Chair Cheshire Fire Authority, Chief Fire Officer Mark Cashin, Area Manager Lee Shears - Head of Protection and Organisational Performance

Council ensures every flat in its tower blocks are safer from fire

Every flat in all of Ellesmere Port's tower blocks has been fitted with a sprinkler ensuring residents like Neil McHugh can sleep soundly.


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Firefighters excel during hazardous material and decontamination training at power station

Over the past week crews from Halton and Warrington have been honing their firefighting skills and techniques at Fiddlers Ferry Power Station in Penketh.


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Stay safe when cooking this half term

As part of the national fire safety campaign, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Services is encouraging parents and carers to make any kitchen activities a chance for kids to learn about cooking safety.


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Never leave flammable materials on or near your cooker, urges fire chief

Firefighters are urging people to never leave materials or objects on or near their cooker as this can lead to fires occurring in their home.


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Cheshire pub and hotel owners sentenced after serious fire safety breaches

The owners of the Foresters Arms public house and hotel have been sentenced after admitting serious breaches of fire safety law. Stuart Hulse pleaded guilty on behalf of himself, and Foresters Arms (Tarporley) Ltd, to nine breaches of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.


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A father and daughter duo speak candidly this National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week starts today, 3 February, and to mark the occasion Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is sharing the story of Jon and Beth Stockley, a father and daughter duo who have opened up about what it’s like for Beth to follow in her father's footsteps as an apprentice firefighter.


Cheshire Firefighter Challenge

It's back! Cheshire Firefighter Challenge 2020

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


Members of Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service celebrate being named best employer in the North West and best emergency service in the UK in Stonewall's Top 100 Employers list for 2020

Proud to be 3rd in Stonewall's Top 100

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has been ranked the third most inclusive employer in Britain for the second year running by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2020.


Firefighter Andy Jones with Bobby and his new bike

Penketh firefighters ride to the rescue after boy has his dream Christmas present stolen

Penketh firefighters have put a smile back on the face of a three-year-old boy who was left devastated by the theft of his dream Christmas present.


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How many smoke alarms do you have?

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to make sure they fit smoke alarms on every level of their home and to test them regularly.