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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.


Holmes Chapel firefighters set to shine for charity

Fundraising firefighters in Holmes Chapel are hoping to swap buckets of water for buckets of cash.


Knutsford Fire Station boosted by two new on-call firefighters

Two new recruits have joined the crew at Knutsford Fire Station after successfully completing their firefighter training.


Cheshire firefighter to cycle from London to Paris

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Watch Manager Nigel Swan, along with his partner Suzy, are cycling 300 miles from London to Paris – all within four days.


National sprinkler week calls for a firefighter in every room

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is supporting the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) 2019 National Sprinkler Week campaign. The campaign will run from Sunday 19 May to Friday 24 May.


Macclesfield Fire Station boosted by new on-call firefighter

A new recruit has joined Macclesfield Fire Station as an on-call firefighter after successfully completing his training.


Penketh Fire Station boosted by three new on-call firefighters

Three new recruits have joined Penketh Fire Station as on-call firefighters after successfully completing their training.


Widnes firefighters hope to make a big splash with their water safety talks for school children

Widnes firefighters have organised a series of talks to educate schoolchildren about the importance of staying safe in and around water.


Young people from Crewe graduate from The Prince's Trust Programme

Nine individuals from Crewe have graduated from The Prince’s Trust Programme recently, following completing the 12 week Team programme.


Winsford and Northwich young people graduate from The Prince's Trust Programme

Eight individuals from Winsford and Northwich have graduated from The Prince’s Trust Programme recently, following completing a 12 week programme.


Firefighters promote water safety and drowning prevention

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing important water safety advice in support of the National Fire Chiefs Council's (NFCC) Be Water Aware campaign.


International Firefighter's Memorial Day service at Chester Cathedral

Cheshire firefighters and Fire Brigade Union (FBU) members will be supporting International Firefighter’s Memorial Day on May 4 and will be marking the event with a church service and a minutes silence outside fire stations.


Have you planned how you would escape a fire in your home?

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of planning how you would get out of your home in the event of a fire.


Young people graduate from The Prince's Trust Programme in Ellesmere Port

Thirteen individuals from Ellesmere Port have graduated from The Prince’s Trust Programme this week, following the completion of a 12 week programme.


Emergency service resources being impacted by anti-social behaviour in Widnes

Emergency service resources are being impacted by an increase in anti-social behaviour in the Upton Rocks area of Widnes, officers and firefighters have said.


Fire service teams up with women's rugby teams in bid to further improve diversity among firefighter

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is tackling an ambitious project to recruit more women firefighters by partnering up with Warrington Wolves and Widnes Vikings Rugby league Clubs.


Firefighters to run London Marathon for local charities

Two Northwich firefighters are running this year’s London Marathon to help raise money for two local charities.