October 2020 eNewsletter - FiRELiNK

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Welcome to the October edition of the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service e-Newsletter.

Annual Report 2020


Cheshire Fire Authority has published its 2020 Annual Report.  


The Annual Report sets out how the Service has performed over the last 12 months, looks at some notable achievements and it also takes a look at what the future might hold for Cheshire
Fire and Rescue Service. 

Read the Annual Report

Cheshire’s Fire Chief rewarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List


Cheshire’s Chief Fire Officer has been awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal after almost 31 years in fire and rescue.

Mark Cashin has been recognised in the 2020 Birthday Honours list for the profound contribution he has made to fire prevention, keeping people healthy and safe from fire.

Read the full story - Cheshire’s Fire Chief rewarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Congleton man urges others to learn from dishwasher fire at his home

Never leave domestic appliances on when you go out.

That is the message from a 34-year-old man following a fire at his Congleton home.

Graham Cooper put his dishwasher on before leaving for work at around 7am on Thursday 24 September.

Around half-an-hour later a neighbour called him to say that smoke was coming out of his bedroom window.

The neighbour also called firefighters, who broke into Graham’s coach house style apartment in Bath Vale, rescued his beloved dog and extinguished a fire involving the dishwasher.

Read the full story - Congleton man urges others to learn from dishwasher fire at his home

Chester Fire Station completion date on track for January 2021


Chester Fire Station’s completion date is back on track despite the original delays incurred due to COVID-19.

The measures that were put in place by the contractor teams, along with strategic alterations to the project, has allowed the construction teams at ISG to make significant progress despite the pandemic.

The new station will have modern training facilities such as a new training tower, breathing apparatus building and road traffic collision training area. There will also be a better working environment for all staff and more space and improved facilities for community engagement.

It will be more cost-effective to run and maintain, environmentally friendly and have improved accessibility.

new community station will give firefighters in the city a more comfortable working environment that is better suited to the practical needs of a modern fire service.

Read the full story - Chester Fire Station completion date on track for January 2021
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