New Scorpion appliance will help firefighters to save lives

Macclesfield firefighters have a new weapon in their armoury that will be ‘invaluable for challenging incidents’ and saving lives. The Scorpion High Reach Extending Turret (HRET) is replacing a fire engine and an aerial ladder platform at Macclesfield Fire Station.…

Leg power sees fundraising firefighters raise over £10,000

Chester Fire Station’s White Watch has raised more than £10,000 for charity by completing a mountainous challenge. The team of Watch Manager Ant McCarthy, Crewe Managers Martin Warburton and Daz Tennant and firefighters Giles Davies, Paul Long, Jack Fellows, Danielle…

Council ensures every flat in its tower blocks are fire resistant

Every flat in all of the Council’s tower blocks has been fitted with a sprinkler ensuring residents like Neil McHugh can sleep soundly. Work to fit the sprinklers in the borough’s high rise homes began three years ago and is…

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…

Cheshire’s Chief Fire Officer stands up and speaks out to help stop domestic abuse

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer, Mark Cashin joins influential men in Cheshire to stand up and speak out to stop domestic abuse. Supporting the campaign by Chester Women’s Aid (CWA) and Soroptimist International Chester, Mark Cashin joins…

Elf-help fire safety for Christmas

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is joining with colleagues from across the UK to promote Christmas fire safety, not by stealth but by elf! Cheshire is kicking off the campaign with a unique, woeful tale, which will be shared on…

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