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Come along to the Police Station this Saturday -17th March 2012

Acocks Green Police are opening their doors this Saturday, 17th March, to give local people an opportunity to learn more about their local force.  ...

Forth Bridge builder forced to flee Merchiston home

By Kirsty Topping   A MANAGER who arrived in Scotland a week ago to help build the new Forth road bridge had to flee for his life after a fire...

Firm in court after chemical blast and fire in Crewe

A South Cheshire company is due to appear before Chester Crown Court for sentencing today (July 25) following a major chemical fire in Crewe wh...

Two taken to hospital after Caerphilly house fire

Two people were taken to hospital following a fire in a terraced house in Caerphilly. Ten firefighters, four in breathing apparatus, tackled the bl...

100 firefighters tackle massive blaze at Peckforton Castle

Breaking news… Up to 100 firefighters from across the North West have been tackling a huge blaze at historic Peckforton Castle near Nantwich....

Pix: Girls Pjs Stuck In Bike

Pic Katielee Arrowsmith/Deadline News A CHILD had to be cut free by fire crews after her pyjamas got stuck in the mechanism of her bike. Firefighte...

Fire risk checks in Walton

Firefighters will be out and about in Walton over the next couple of weeks encouraging residents to have a free home fire risk check. The checks ca...

Firefighters forced to destroy gate to get to fire

By Kirsty Topping and Hannah Ewen FIREFIGHTERS had to cut apart a metal gate that stopped them getting in to tackle a blaze at massive block of car...

Lichfield firefighters to host Royal Wedding BBQ

Firefighters in Lichfield are celebrating the Royal Wedding with a BBQ. The event will take place from midday today (April 29) in front of Lichfiel...

Car wash special at Stone fire station!

Firefighters will be washing cars at Stone fire station on Sunday 10th April as part of the Firefighters Charity’s National Car Wash event. P...

Warning from firefighters after wheelie bins are set on fire in Lichfield

Firefighters have warned that lives are being put at risk after two wheelie bins went up in flames in Lichfield. The window of a property on Heathe...

Fire crews rescue casualty from burning Peckforton home

One person was rescued from a burning home in Peckforton, Nantwich, earlier today (April 4). Fire crews from Nantwich, Tarporley and Malpas were ca...

Student firefighters complete training course in Lichfield

A group of student firefighters are set to take part in a passing out parade in Lichfield after completing their course. Five pupils from schools a...

Lichfield firefighters set to represent Staffordshire in national competition

A team of firefighters from Lichfield have shown off their skills by winning a county competition for the fourth year running. The city team saw of...

Nantwich fire crews rescue cow from canal at Hurleston

Firefighters from Nantwich had to rescue a cow which had fallen in the canal at nearby Hurleston. Crews were called out when the cow was spotted in...

Brave firefighters to assist Japanese relief efforts

Specialist members of Lancashire’s fire and rescue services have joined the relief effort in Japan. As details…

Three taken to hospital after crash

THREE people had to be taken to hospital after a head-on collision involving two cars. A 28-year-old man had to be cut free from his car by firefig...

Elderly woman trapped after head on car collision

AN ELDERLY woman was left trapped in her car after a head on traffic collision. Firefighters had to cut the roof off the vehicle to free the 70-yea...

Man rescued from 30-foot drop using crane

A MAN had to be rescued using a crane after falling 30-feet into a dry dock. The 49-year-old was lifted to safety by firefighters who used a crane ...

Pix – Fire fighters battled blaze above Edinburgh pub

FIFTY fire fighters battled a blaze above an Edinburgh pub. The fire broke out at around 11am today (Wed) between the first floor function suite of...

New Street Fire Guts Flat

Four escape before the fire takes over

Terrified Student Overcomes Fear of Heights To Escape Blaze Map_icon

A TEENAGE student was forced to decide whether to stay in the top floor flat of a burning building – or overcome her lifelong fear of heights to ...

People in Lichfield in Burntwood urged to check smoke alarms

Firefighters are urging people in Lichfield and Burntwood to make a New Year’s resolution to test their smoke alarms. The appeal is part of S...

Lichfield firefighters offer stark reminder of drink-driving message

Firefighters will be recreating the aftermath of a road crash in Lichfield to hammer home the message about drink-driving. The display will be in p...

Islwyn MP’s support for proposed new fire alarm law

Labour’s Islwyn MP Chris Evans has lent his support to the Fire Safety (Protection of Tenants) Bill, a Private Members’ Bill currently ...

Fire Fighters Attacked

When firefighters on Hanley’s targeted response vehicle were sent to a rubbish fire in Shelton last night they were attacked by a group of youth ...

Firefighters visit Edinburgh’s children’s hospital

Crew members from the Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service paid a visit to some of the patients at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edin...

Lichfield firefighters help make spoof music video an online hit

Firefighters in Lichfield have played their part in making a video an internet hit. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service launched their Push the B...

Firefighters tackle blaze at Lichfield factory

Fire crews from across the region have been tackling a blaze at a Lichfield factory. Around 50 people were evacuated from the IMI Norgen site at Ea...

Walton Bridge car crash causes traffic chaos

FIRE crews had to cut a person out of his car this morning after a crash on Walton Bridge. The person was freed after the smash involving three car...

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