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New Stone Training Facility Opened by Royalty

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service’s headquarters in Stone has had a new training complex unveiled by The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO. Friday September 8, HRH officially opened the Villa Training Centre after being given a tour of the innovative facility, which will provide improved training opportunities and contribute to the safety of Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent residents and firefighters. From the ...

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Man charged following hospital arson incident

Royal Stoke Hospital Fire

Staffordshire Police have charged a 39-year-old man with arson following deliberately started fires at the Royal Stoke University Hospital and Staffordshire University on the evening of Wednesday 7th June 2017. The charged man has been named as Thomas Ashcroft, of Musgrave Crescent, Sheffield, and he has been charged with two counts of committing arson with intent to endanger life. As ...

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Royal Stoke Hospital fire caused by arson

Royal Stoke Hospital Fire

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed that a fire at Royal Stoke University Hospital on June 7 was started deliberately The Service was called to the hospital at 5.59pm to a fire in the main building and the crews used one breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. At the height of the incident there ...

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Stone Firefighter Receives Long Service Award

A Stone Firefighter was recognised by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service for his long service on February 28 2017, along with 13 others from the Staffordshire region. Firefighter James Williams, from Stone Community Fire station, received his medal from Vice Lord Lieutenant Graham Stow CBE DL, and certificate from Councillor Stephen Sweeney, Chairman of the Stoke-On-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority ...

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Stone woken by M6 explosions this morning

M6 lorry fire

Some residents in Stone this morning were rudely awakened by explosions following a lorry fire on the northbound M6 Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out to deal with the lorry blaze at around 5:13am with three fire engines attending from Stafford, Stone and Eccleshall.  A further water carrier vehicle came over from Cannock to assist with the fire ...

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‘Think before you park’ call to motorists

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has urged motorists to think before they park to make sure they don’t block emergency vehicles. The Service is reminding motorists to park sensibly to allow enough space for a fire appliance or ambulance to get past. The warning comes after a fire appliance couldn’t get through streets in the Stonefield area of Stone last ...

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Spate of electrical fires sparks safety warning

A spate of electrical fires across Staffordshire involving white goods has sparked a safety warning. Six separate incidents, three involving tumble dryers, and one each involving a dishwasher, washing machine and fridge-freezer, occurred during the month of August. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is now urging people to be vigilant while using similar electrical items in the wake of the ...

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