About Us


Cleveland is in the North East of England and includes the borough authorities of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees. It covers approximately 597km2 and centres around the mouth of the River Tees. It has a population of over 560,000 living in over 249,000 dwellings.

Cleveland Fire Brigade employs approximately 600 people across our fire stations and at our Training & Administration and Technical Hubs in Hartlepool. We service our area via four Districts.

We have 14 community fire stations staffed according to local risk and activity levels for a map and more information about our stations visit our Your Area page.

Our fire control room operates from our Hartlepool site and handles all of the 999 emergency calls for the area. The control room is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Our vision

We have built a sustainable future and:

  • make a positive difference to the safety and quality of life of every local citizen; and the places where they live and work
  • deliver services by people who are professional, proud and passionate
  • are nationally recognised as being high performing and innovative; and internationally renowned for being able to reduce risk in business, industry and the home

Our Mission is to deliver an inclusive Fire and Rescue Service that ensures the safety and wellbeing of its communities’.

Our Goals

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