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‘I will cycle 500 miles’, vows fundraising firefighter on eve of Scottish challenge

A firefighter is getting in gear for a mammoth charity challenge in memory of his beloved auntie.


Children have ‘splashing’ time thanks to visit from Runcorn firefighters

Children with cerebral palsy had the chance to squirt one of their teachers with a hose reel jet during a visit from Runcorn firefighters.


Runcorn playground equipment completely destroyed in arson attack

A fire that completely destroyed £6,000 playground equipment in Runcorn is believed to have been started deliberately.


Alsager fire station is looking for new cadet recruits

Firefighters are calling on the young people of Alsager to take on a new and exciting challenge.


Three fires believed to have been started deliberately in less than two hours in Runcorn

Firefighters extinguished three fires that are believed to have been started deliberately in the Halton Lodge area of Runcorn overnight.


Firefighters issue warning to those who swim in the Manchester Ship Canal

People who enter open waters are being warned by firefighters not to swim in the Manchester Ship Canal.


Barnton family highlight the importance of closing doors at night

A family in Barnton have released pictures of their home which was damaged in a fire to illustrate the importance of closing doors at night.


Young people given opportunity to learn new skills in Halton

A work-focused training academy in Runcorn has supported a group of young people to gain valuable skills as part of a Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service-led The Prince’s Trust Programme.


Fire station opening its doors to the Frodsham community

A fun day for all the family has been organised to enable residents to find out more about Frodsham Fire Station.


Cheshire Fire Authority welcomes 13 new members

Councillor Bob Rudd has been re-elected as Chair of Cheshire Fire Authority for the fourth year running at the Authority’s Annual General Meeting yesterday, June 19.


Warning after tumble dryer recall

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to check the make of their tumble dryer after a full recall was issued by a manufacturer.


Widnes mum warns other families after house fire started by a candle

A woman from Widnes is warning people of the dangers of having lit candles in your home after she and her teenage daughter suffered burns in a house fire.


Middlewich Fire Station Open Day this weekend

Middlewich Fire Station is opening its doors to the public this weekend for a free family event that promises something for all ages.


Cheshire’s former Chief Fire Officer recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Paul Hancock, who retired from Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) in June 2018 after 34 years in fire and rescue, has been made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE).


Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service volunteers celebrated at event

An event aimed at celebrating volunteers who give up their free time to help support the Service was held on Thursday 6 June.


Tip of the day to be shared in support of Child Safety Week

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service will be sharing their top tip of the day in support of an annual campaign that aims to keep families in Cheshire safe.


Mum warns other families following hoverboard fire at her Widnes home

A mum from Widnes is warning other families to be vigilant after a fire involving a popular electronic toy put her children’s lives in danger.


Firefighter endurance at free Warrington fun filled family day

Birchwood firefighters are inviting residents to go along to a free family fun day and support people taking part in the Cheshire Firefighter Challenge.


Cheshire firefighters promoting boat fire safety as part of national week of action

Firefighters in Cheshire will be out and about this week (Monday 27 May to Sunday 2 June) promoting fire safety on boats as part of continued efforts to reduce the number of accidental boat fires.


Motorcyclist thanks doctor for saving his life with road side open heart surgery

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.