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  • CDDFRS top team pledge support to Road Safety Campaign

    Chief Fire Officer Stuart Errington, Deputy Chief Fire Officer Colin Bage and Head of Corporate Resources Tony Hope have pledged County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service’s support for BRAKE Road Safety Week which launches today and runs until 26th November. 

    This year’s message is Speed Down Saves Lives, CDDFRS crews will be getting out and about in our area to spread the message.

  • Durham Remembrance Parade 2017

    County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) will mark Remembrance Sunday by taking part in Durham City’s Remembrance Parade this weekend.

    On Sunday (12 November) operational and support staff will join the military and other emergency services colleagues to pay respects to the fallen and remember those brave men and women from the military and auxiliary fire services who gave their lives protecting communities.

  • CDDFRS host children's safety event for tenth year in a row

    Chief Fire Officer Stuart Errington and Durham's Police, Crime and Victim's Commisioner Ron Hogg formally launched the annual County Durham and Darlington Children’s Safety Carousel earlier today. Hosted by CDDFRS for the tenth year in a row, it is hoped over 3,000 school children will pass through its doors over the next five weeks.

  • Have a #BetterBonfire Night this year

    As Bonfire Night approaches County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) is issuing advice about how to stay safe this year through a social media campaign called #BetterBonfire

    Bonfires and Fireworks can seriously injure and scar people for life if they are not treated with care. It is important that they meet safety standards and they should also be used and stored properly.

  • Trial of Body Worn Cameras underway

    A new piece of kit is being trialled for the next three weeks to give our firefighters a more complete picture of incidents.

    Our Officers In Charge (OICs) in Durham, Peterlee and Darlington will be fitted with either Body Worn or Helmet Cameras which will record video and audio at all incidents in these three areas.

  • Home Fire Safety Week 2017

    This week is Home Fire Safety Week – look out for safety messages, hints and tips across social media to make your home safer!

    As part of Home Fire Safety Week 2017, we are reminding our residents to register their electricals online with the aim of reducing the risk of fires in the home.

  • Dying to work campaign

    CDDFRS has today become the first organisation in the North East to pledge their support to terminally ill employees.

    Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Stuart Errington signed up the TUC’s ‘Dying to work’ campaign which means CDDFRS have pledged to protect and support employees following the diagnosis of a terminal illness.

  • Coffee morning at High Handenhold fire station

     at High Handenhold fire station on Saturday 23 September 2017 10:30am - 1:30pm. Come and join us for a coffee and a natter.

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