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This section keeps you up-to-date with all that is going on across Cleveland Fire Brigade, below are some of our latest press releases.

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Tenth Year for Stay Safe and Warm

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s annual Stay Safe and Warm campaign starts today (Oct 1) for the tenth year in a row. Although the launch coincides with International Older Persons Day the free support is available to all ages and anyone struggling to stay warm this winter. Following a free home assessment, equipment on loan includes electric heaters, thermal blankets and flasks. The Brigade is also able … Read more Tenth Year for Stay Safe and Warm »

Sprinklers for all schools

Cleveland’s Chief Fire Officer Ian Hayton has praised Hartlepool Borough Council’s move to have sprinkler systems included in all plans for new schools. The safety measures have been adopted as planning policy by the local authority. Ian Hayton said: “This is a commendable step forward which we fully support as it improves fire safety in schools. “All the evidence show that sprinklers are highly effective … Read more Sprinklers for all schools »

Fire safety on the menu

Restaurants, cafes and takeaways are being reminded to put fire safety on the menu as Cleveland Fire Brigade staff are out and about across Cleveland to “inform and warn” about the standards required. They will be offered free help and advice and given a check list to ensure they have the right ingredients to protect their premises from fire. The scheme runs during Business Week … Read more Fire safety on the menu »