Cook with care this Christmas

Cleveland Fire Brigade is urging everyone to cook with care this Christmas. Kitchens are the most dangerous room in the house, carelessness cooking can be a recipe for disaster. Dirty cookers, being under the influence of alcohol, and being distracted…

Keeping adults away from arson

Adult arsonists are being targeted in a pioneering scheme aimed at reducing nuisance fires. Details of the highly successful programme, known as Fire-P, will be highlighted at a special training session hosted by Cleveland Fire Brigade next week (23–25 August).…

Taking nuisance fires for granted

Community groups with innovative ideas to help reduce nuisance fires are being offered grants of up to £3,000 from Cleveland Fire Brigade. Some 85% of Cleveland’s fire calls are related to deliberate fires – the highest in the country –…

Virtual business safety advice

It is fire-safety business as usual as Cleveland Fire Brigade goes virtual to give vital advice and support during lockdown. Businesses, care homes and other organizations can get what they need to ensure they comply with all the latest regulations…

Home fire safety in lockdown

Residents can get quick home fire safety advice as more people are indoors and the risks are higher during the current lockdown. Cleveland Fire Brigade has an online Safer Homes check that you can take to ensure measures are in…

Continuing to step up to support our communities

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has released a range of updated risk assessments which will allow firefighters and other staff to continue work on Covid-related activities – while taking on more. And the Cleveland Fire Brigade, UK is ready,…

Opportunity for a Head of Fire Engineering

Cleveland Fire Brigade is currently seeking a Head of Fire Engineering which is aligned to the role of Fire Safety Competent Manager under the Fire Safety Competency Framework; to lead the department and further enhance their building safety services. Cleveland…

Last orders a first reminder for safety

Last orders should be a first reminder to serve up a safety cooking routine in your kitchen, warn Cleveland Fire Brigade. The timely reminder comes with pubs set to re-open this weekend (4th July) and sparking potential fire hazards at…

Community Call Out

Cleveland Fire Brigade has issued an appeal for on-call firefighters to step forward and help their local communities. The recruitment drive comes on the back of the coronavirus crisis when neighbourhoods came together to support each other. Steve Johnson, Senior…

Cleveland Fire Brigade supporting care homes in COVID-19 fight

Cleveland Fire Brigade staff will now be offering to work with local partners to support care homes in the fight against COVID-19. This new move follows a national agreement led by the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC), the National Employer…

Virtual Fire Safety For Businesses

Cleveland Fire Brigade is running virtual drop-in fire safety sessions for businesses and other organisations during the current crisis. Weekly slots will be available where people can log-on and speak directly to a fire safety expert and get advice and…

Community safety our priority

Cleveland Fire Brigade’s number one priority is the safety of our communities.  We are committed to following the latest Government and Public Health England advice and guidance to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus. We want to reassure the…

Setting the Safeguarding Standards

Cleveland Fire Brigade has been given top rating for their safeguarding standards. It comes with the Brigade getting an excellent rating following an independent audit by the Teeswide Adult Safeguarding Board (TSAB) where four areas of ‘best practice’ and a…

Hat-trick for Cleveland Fire Brigade

Independent inspectors have officially rated Cleveland Fire Brigade as one of the top-performing fire and rescue services in the country by reporting they are officially GOOD in all areas of work. The high acclaim comes in a report published today…

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