Arson Caused House Fire

Police are treating a house fire which left a man in hospital as arson. Staffordshire Fire & Rescue were called to an address in Burnaby Road, Sandyford on Tuesday evening (10th July).

A man, in his 30s, was treated for smoke inhalation before being taken to the Royal Stoke Hospital. An investigation into the incident […]

Park Fire at Sandyford

Residents are witnessing a fire on a local park area behind Sandy Road, Sandyford. Hedges behind the houses are a blaze and the fire brigade have been called to the scene.

No injuries have been reported but people are advised to keep their windows and doors closed due to the intensity of smoke.

It is […]

Smoke Alarm Saves Man’s Life After Chip Pan Fire

An elderly gentleman was saved after a chip pan caught fire at his address in Albany Street, Goldenhill.

It was reported the bungalow was severely damaged following the fire before Firefighters arrived at the scene before 9.00 p.m. last night.

The gentleman received no injuries, although the bungalows kitchen was badly damaged and the […]

Gino D’Acampo on Fire at Sandyford Fire Station

This Mornings’s Chef Gino D’Acampo took part in fire training execrcises at Sandyford Community Fire Station last week.

The show was shown on ITV’s This Morning programme yesterday where Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service Firefighters put the chef through his paces.

For more on the story, follow the link


Sandyford Firefighters come to the rescue of stranded drivers

Sandyford’s White Watch Firefighters came to the rescue of many motorists who were getting stranded on Reginald Mitchell Way, leading up to the Sandyford KFC roundabout.

The poor weather conditions came across the Sandyford and Goldenhill area late yesterday evening.

Our thanks go to the White Watch Crew who did us proud, well done!

For […]

Industrial Action Announced by Fire Brigades Union

The Fire Brigades Union have announced a period of industrial action for 4 days. It starts today, 31st October at 6.00 p.m. and finishes on the 4th November at 6.00 p.m.

Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service are urging residents to take extra care during this period of industrial action.

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House Fire in Shelford Road

Local fire station where the appliance engine attended from

On Sunday afternoon, 07.09.14 a fire started behind a fence at a property in Shelford Road, Sandyford.

The time of the fire was approximately 1.50 p.m. and within minutes the fire spread to a nearby shed and then onto a flat roof at the […]

Explosion Causes Disruption to Local Area

Picture taken by Paula Millward

An explosion to a substation in Burslem, caused disruption to Sandyford and Goldenhill in the early evening rush hour.

Houses and businesses in the area were without power for up to an hour. Staffordshire Fire & Rescue from Sandyford and Hanley attended the incident in Scotia Road, Burslem.


Fire Brigade Union Announces Further Industrial Action

Fire Brigade Union has announced further industrial action this weekend. Everyone is urged to take extra care during this period.

Strike action is planned for:

Friday 2nd May midday – 5 p.m.

Saturday 3rd May 2 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Sunday 4th May 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

For more inforation on fire safety follow […]

Street Games Session Cancelled

Unfortunately the “Street Games” Session planned for Friday 25th April at Goldenhill was canceled due to poor weather conditions.

The event which was planned between 5.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. was called off an hour and a half before it was due to begin because of continuous heavy rain.

The City Counil’s Street […]