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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service regularly issues press releases relating to incidents and matters relating to the Service. 

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2020

September

PR Fatal Fire Newbold Chesterfield pdf (246.46 KB) Added: 21/09/2020

August

PR Virtual Open Day 2020 pdf (497.92 KB) Added: 27/08/2020

PR Dangers Pebble Beach River Derwent pdf (282.39 KB) Added: 13/08/2020

PR Swing Rescues TikTok pdf (208.00 KB) Added: 07/08/2020

PR Our Year 2019 20 pdf (538.80 KB) Added: 06/08/2020

July

Press Release Long Eaton Fire 27 July pdf (267.22 KB) Added: 28/07/2020

PR KnowExactlyWhere in an emergency with what3words pdf (403.00 KB) Added: 27/07/2020

PR On Call Migration pdf (176.32 KB) Added: 24/07/2020

PR Masala Prosecution pdf (182.41 KB) Added: 22/07/2020

June

PR Stay Safe During Heatwave pdf (281.66 KB) Added: 23/06/2020

PR BLM CulturalNetwork Mtg pdf (175.53 KB) Added: 19/06/2020

PR Co-location at Shirebrook pdf (273.26 KB) Added: 18/06/2020

PR WFS Danielle Heathcote Award pdf (284.46 KB) Added: 18/06/2020

May

PR Bamford Moorland Update pdf (172.93 KB) Added: 31/05/2020

PR Bamford Moorland pdf (224.70 KB) Added: 30/05/2020

PR Church Broughton Road Barn Fire pdf (118.67 KB) Added: 30/05/2020

PR Warm Weather Safety 29May pdf (198.21 KB) Added: 29/05/2020

PR Long Eaton Fire pdf (262.17 KB) Added: 28/05/2020

PR Old Goods Wharf 26May FI Update pdf (266.37 KB) Added: 26/05/2020

PR Old Goods Wharf 26May pdf (267.17 KB) Added: 26/05/2020

PR Blue lagoon Harpur hill pdf (307.96 KB) Added: 22/05/2020

PR Tibshelf House Fire Update 22May pdf (226.73 KB) Added: 22/05/2020

Joint Statement On Visiting Derbyshire pdf (54.75 KB) Added: 22/05/2020

PR CFO Plea to Stay Safe Bank Holiday pdf (200.84 KB) Added: 21/05/2020

PR Tibshelf House Fire FI pdf (274.45 KB) Added: 20/05/2020

PR Tibshelf House Fire pdf (266.35 KB) Added: 18/05/2020

Press Release IDAHOBiT 2020 pdf (313.69 KB) Added: 15/05/2020

PR Water Safety exercise pdf (206.40 KB) Added: 15/05/2020

PR Sprinkler Week 2020 pdf (242.52 KB) Added: 15/05/2020

DFRS RDH prescription deliveries pdf (209.78 KB) Added: 19/05/2020

COVID-19 Patients In Derbyshire Among First To Take Part In Urgent Research Study pdf (725.58 KB) Added: 06/05/2020

DFRS Derbyshire Garden Fire Pledge PR pdf (309.90 KB) Added: 01/05/2020

April

PR RakesMoss Update.Day8 FireOut pdf (256.74 KB) Added: 30/04/2020

PR RakesMoss Update.Day7 pdf (254.53 KB) Added: 29/04/2020

PR RakesMoss Update.Day6 pdf (308.00 KB) Added: 28/04/2020

PR BeWaterAware RiverSafety pdf (266.38 KB) Added: 24/04/2020

Rakes Moss Update pdf (308.93 KB) Added: 24/04/2020

PR Moorlands Fire Rakes Moss Update pdf (206.15 KB) Added: 24/04/2020

Ramadan Press Release 2020 pdf (82.92 KB) Added: 24/04/2020

Fire Service To Support Chesterfield Royal Hospital Delivering Prescriptions pdf (258.12 KB) Added: 23/04/2020

PR Springfield Mill Fire Update 23April 11-15 pdf (231.26 KB) Added: 23/04/2020

PR SpringfieldMill Update 22April 9.15PM pdf (249.96 KB) Added: 22/04/2020

Springfield Mill Fire - Update 17:00 Hours pdf (311.96 KB) Added: 22/04/2020

PR SpringfieldMill Update 22April pdf (199.46 KB) Added: 22/04/2020

PR SpringfieldMill Fire Update pdf (258.17 KB) Added: 21/04/2020

PR SpringfieldMill Fire pdf (198.88 KB) Added: 21/04/2020

Joint EMAS DFRS Support pdf (471.13 KB) Added: 20/04/2020

PR BeWaterAware 2020 pdf (276.83 KB) Added: 19/04/2020

PR Moorland Fires During-Covid19 pdf (207.17 KB) Added: 17/04/2020

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service Is Ready Willing And Able To Support Its Communities pdf (276.15 KB) Added: 15/04/2020

Take Extra Care Over The Lockdown Bank Holiday pdf (280.93 KB) Added: 09/04/2020

DFRS To Support Community Response pdf (271.33 KB) Added: 01/04/2020

March

New Gold Coloured Fire Kit For Derbyshire Crews pdf (283.35 KB) Added: 24/03/2020

Stay Safe In Your Home PR pdf (278.20 KB) Added: 18/03/2020

Restaurant Operator And Owners Guilty Of Offences Against Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 PR pdf (274.00 KB) Added: 11/03/2020

DCFO Appointment Rick Roberts pdf (393.13 KB) Added: 10/03/2020

International Womens Day pdf (323.67 KB) Added: 06/03/2020

February

Pr emergency calls storm Dennis pdf (329.07 KB) Added: 14/02/2020

Businessman Guilty Of Offences Against Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 pdf (307.02 KB) Added: 13/02/2020

High Sheriff of Derbyshire visits Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service pdf (1,697.76 KB) Added: 11/02/2020

Stonewall regional awards 2020 pdf (443.15 KB) Added: 10/02/2020

Cooking Fire Safety Month pdf (291.87 KB) Added: 04/02/2020

January

2019

December

Former Chief Fire Officer Honoured in New Year's Honours List pdf (300.45 KB) Added: 27/12/2019

PR Rose Hill Street pdf (185.86 KB) Added: 26/12/2019

Derbyshire Rated as Good by HMICFRS Inspection pdf (257.25 KB) Added: 17/12/2019

PR Our Plan 2020-23 Consultation pdf (186.02 KB) Added: 12/12/2019

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service Voted Emergency Service of the Year pdf (214.77 KB) Added: 09/12/2019

Don’t Let Fire Ruin Festive Cheer this Christmas pdf (226.37 KB) Added: 06/12/2019

Making Derbyshire Safer Together pdf (251.07 KB) Added: 04/12/2019

PR AndrewsDrive Fatal Fire pdf (183.85 KB) Added: 04/12/2019

PR Web Site-Launch pdf (362.11 KB) Added: 02/12/2019

PR Harriet Street pdf (371.86 KB) Added: 02/12/2019

November

OnCall Passout Nov 2019 pdf (211.99 KB) Added: 27/11/2019

Flooding Advice links pdf (275.05 KB) Added: 27/11/2019

PR Flooding November 2019 pdf (136.64 KB) Added: 27/11/2019

Fire and Rescue Exercise in Derby City Centre pdf (361.29 KB) Added: 27/11/2019

International Control Room Week PR Final pdf (201.80 KB) Added: 27/11/2019

September

PR BSW2019 pdf (266.72 KB) Added: 25/09/2019

Annual Awards PR 2019 pdf (871.29 KB) Added: 25/09/2019

July

PR Water Throwlines pdf (589.05 KB) Added: 29/07/2019

PR On-Call Pass Out July 19 pdf (1,129.61 KB) Added: 29/07/2019

PR Our Year 2018 19 pdf (262.75 KB) Added: 05/07/2019

PR Joint Control pdf (193.94 KB) Added: 01/07/2019

June

PR warm weather weekend pdf (279.46 KB) Added: 27/06/2019

PR Chemical Spill pdf (323.39 KB) Added: 17/06/2019

PR HarrietSt FI Result pdf (153.66 KB) Added: 17/06/2019

PR Train fire pdf (143.84 KB) Added: 17/06/2019

Crofton Sponsor BATeam pdf (930.71 KB) Added: 17/06/2019

Mitchell Terrace Ilkeston pdf (363.74 KB) Added: 17/06/2019

TDoR 2018 Statement of Support pdf (8.63 KB) Added: 17/06/2019

PR ON CALL FIRE ENGINES pdf (856.55 KB) Added: 17/06/2019

PR Enterprise Way Fire Investigation Update pdf (358.51 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR Hoax Call Prosecution pdf (364.88 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR Biker Down Launch pdf (372.30 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR New Wholetime Recruits Jan19 pdf (936.24 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

On-Call Fire Engines pdf (856.55 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

VPS LTD Prosecution pdf (380.94 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR OnCall Passout pdf (1,754.95 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR Duckmanton Fire pdf (360.38 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

Fire - Pool Street Church Gresley pdf (359.78 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

Train fire pdf (143.84 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR-Draycott Grass Fire pdf (146.57 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

Summer Heatwave FireSafety pdf (156.78 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

Tickets To Attend Derbyshire Extrication Event pdf (149.71 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR Moorland Fire May pdf (845.99 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

Harriet St FI Result pdf (153.66 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

Chemical Spill - Heanor pdf (323.39 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

PR Matlock Public Consultation public events pdf (120.92 KB) Added: 04/06/2019

May

PR Large Fire Church Gresley pdf (133.39 KB) Added: 28/05/2019

PR New Firefighters Pass Out Of Training pdf (212.87 KB) Added: 28/05/2019

PR Sprinkler Week 2019 pdf (187.09 KB) Added: 20/05/2019

Electric Vehicles pdf (445.33 KB) Added: 07/05/2019

EV Press Release May 2019 pdf (445.33 KB) Added: 07/05/2019

PR Bank Holiday Weekend pdf (343.07 KB) Added: 03/05/2019

April

PR Be Water Aware pdf (264.48 KB) Added: 29/04/2019

Body Worn Cameras Trial pdf (288.70 KB) Added: 25/04/2019

PR Fatal Fire inquest pdf (279.15 KB) Added: 16/04/2019

Assault of Two Firefighters pdf (260.90 KB) Added: 15/04/2019

PR Attack on crews pdf (260.90 KB) Added: 15/04/2019

PR Glossop Hadfield pdf (254.89 KB) Added: 08/04/2019

Reassurance Following Fatal House Fire - Hadfield, Glossop pdf (254.89 KB) Added: 08/04/2019

PR On-Call Pass Out March 19 pdf (469.78 KB) Added: 01/04/2019

March

PR Smoke Alarm Research 006 pdf (265.22 KB) Added: 28/03/2019

Fatal Fire Mundy Street pdf (325.30 KB) Added: 28/03/2019

PR Fatal Fire Mundy Street pdf (325.30 KB) Added: 28/03/2019

February

PR Chinese New Year 2019 pdf (196.01 KB) Added: 04/02/2019

January

PR Winter Warning To Dog Owners pdf (342.50 KB) Added: 31/01/2019

PR Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service leaps 140 places in Stonewall ranking pdf (228.03 KB) Added: 21/01/2019

PR First On-Call Recruits Course 2019 pdf (537.00 KB) Added: 11/01/2019

On-Call awareness week press release pdf (440.78 KB) Added: 02/01/2019

2018

November

PR Solvay Fire Engine amendsSolvay pdf (387.72 KB) Added: 23/11/2018

PR Oxcroft Lane Fire pdf (261.87 KB) Added: 16/11/2018

Fire - Twyford Street Derby Update2 pdf (174.82 KB) Added: 12/11/2018

Fire - Twyford Street Derby pdf (201.05 KB) Added: 12/11/2018

Fire - Twyford Street Derby Update pdf (196.33 KB) Added: 12/11/2018

International Mens Day 2018 FINAL pdf (610.77 KB) Added: 07/11/2018

Diwali Safety pdf (281.01 KB) Added: 02/11/2018

PR ShawStreetWest HouseFire Results pdf (313.88 KB) Added: 01/11/2018

Shaw Street West HouseFire Results pdf (313.88 KB) Added: 01/11/2018

Bonfire Night Fire Safety Advice pdf (279.89 KB) Added: 01/11/2018

October

PR Halloween pdf (278.44 KB) Added: 30/10/2018

PR House Fire Barlow pdf (330.86 KB) Added: 29/10/2018

PR Shaw Street West HouseFire pdf (232.64 KB) Added: 29/10/2018

PR ShawStreetWest HouseFire pdf (232.64 KB) Added: 29/10/2018

PR Shaw Street West HouseFire pdf (232.64 KB) Added: 29/10/2018

PR Shaw Street West House Fire Update pdf (180.19 KB) Added: 29/10/2018

PR Shaw Street West House Fire Update pdf (180.19 KB) Added: 29/10/2018

PR Restart a Heart pdf (341.20 KB) Added: 15/10/2018

Hope Valley pdf (277.80 KB) Added: 09/10/2018

BSL Charter pdf (418.06 KB) Added: 05/10/2018

September

19 New Firefighters Pass Out in Derbyshire pdf (460.95 KB) Added: 25/09/2018

PR Wholetime PassOut Sept 18 pdf (460.95 KB) Added: 25/09/2018

Annual Awards PR 2018 pdf (712.27 KB) Added: 10/09/2018

August

PR Pallet Fire Swadlincote pdf (233.73 KB) Added: 07/08/2018

Line Up Confirmed for First Ever Joint Fire and Police Open Day pdf (304.10 KB) Added: 01/08/2018

PR Final Line Up pdf (304.10 KB) Added: 01/08/2018

July

June

PR Open Day Final pdf (234.96 KB) Added: 29/06/2018

PR Arnfield Moor2 pdf (401.03 KB) Added: 28/06/2018

Arnfield Moor Fire - Update pdf (401.03 KB) Added: 28/06/2018

PR Arnfield Moor pdf (264.23 KB) Added: 28/06/2018

Arnfield Moor Fire pdf (264.23 KB) Added: 28/06/2018

PR R Homes pdf (544.00 KB) Added: 22/06/2018

PR Derelict pdf (275.06 KB) Added: 21/06/2018

PR Solvay Sponsor pdf (256.43 KB) Added: 13/06/2018

Stay Safe Outdoors this Summer pdf (438.82 KB) Added: 08/06/2018

PR Summer Safety 2018 pdf (438.82 KB) Added: 08/06/2018

Fire in Derby City - Norman House pdf (210.00 KB) Added: 05/06/2018

PR Fire Derby City UPDATE pdf (210.00 KB) Added: 05/06/2018

ALP Water Rescue Consultation pdf (201.71 KB) Added: 05/06/2018

PR ALP WaterRescue Consultation pdf (201.71 KB) Added: 05/06/2018

May

DFRS Launch memory Diaries Initiative with Help from Gas Network Cadent pdf (537.47 KB) Added: 29/05/2018

PR Dementia Diaries Launch May 18 pdf (537.47 KB) Added: 29/05/2018

Audit of Accounts 2017-2018 Notice of Public Rights pdf (67.24 KB) Added: 22/05/2018

Baslow Moorland Fire pdf (318.18 KB) Added: 21/05/2018

PR Baslow Moorland Fire pdf (318.18 KB) Added: 21/05/2018

Serious House Fire - Oakwood pdf (317.88 KB) Added: 18/05/2018

PR Oakwood House Fire 2018 pdf (317.88 KB) Added: 18/05/2018

PR IDAHOT pdf (271.31 KB) Added: 18/05/2018

DFRS Pledging Its Support on Idahot 2018 pdf (271.31 KB) Added: 18/05/2018

PR Ramadan May 18 pdf (288.63 KB) Added: 15/05/2018

DFRS Highlight the Importance of Staying Safe During Ramadan pdf (288.63 KB) Added: 15/05/2018

Bank Holiday Safety Reminder May 18 pdf (349.11 KB) Added: 04/05/2018

PR Bank Holiday Safety May 18 pdf (349.11 KB) Added: 04/05/2018

PR Escape Routes May 18 pdf (284.29 KB) Added: 03/05/2018

Blocked Escape Routes Put Lives at Risk pdf (284.29 KB) Added: 03/05/2018

Coop FFC Donation pdf (369.04 KB) Added: 01/05/2018

The Co-op Donate £30,000 to Fire Fighters Charity with help from DFRS Watch Manager pdf (369.04 KB) Added: 01/05/2018

April

PR AshStreetBuxton April 18 pdf (286.39 KB) Added: 30/04/2018

Firefighters Issue Warning After Aerosol Can Causes Explosion in House in Buxton pdf (286.39 KB) Added: 30/04/2018

NFCC Water Safety Week pdf (339.50 KB) Added: 20/04/2018

DFRS Encouraging People to 'Be Water Aware' pdf (339.50 KB) Added: 20/04/2018

PR SMOKING April 18 pdf (287.37 KB) Added: 06/04/2018

Smokers Reminded of Dangers of Cigarette and E-Cigarette Fires pdf (287.37 KB) Added: 06/04/2018

March

19 New On-call Firefighters Pass Out in Derbyshire pdf (510.57 KB) Added: 26/03/2018

PR On Call Pass Out March 18 pdf (510.57 KB) Added: 26/03/2018

Fire & rescue Authority Approve Changes to Duty Systems at Matlock and Glossop Fire Stations pdf (272.32 KB) Added: 22/03/2018

PR Matlock Glossop Post FA Outcome pdf (272.32 KB) Added: 22/03/2018

DFRS Raising Money for Dronfield Firefighter pdf (293.84 KB) Added: 22/03/2018

DFRS Commit to Tuc's Dying to Work Charter pdf (484.49 KB) Added: 09/03/2018

Dying to Work Charter Signing pdf (484.49 KB) Added: 09/03/2018

He-For-She Campaign pdf (270.51 KB) Added: 08/03/2018

February

PR DFRS Awarded Leader Status Feb 18 pdf (282.50 KB) Added: 19/02/2018

DFRS Awarded Disability Confident Leader Status pdf (282.50 KB) Added: 19/02/2018

PR Specials Review pdf (188.16 KB) Added: 16/02/2018

FRA Specialist Appliance review pdf (188.16 KB) Added: 16/02/2018

PR Chinese New Year Feb 18 pdf (289.00 KB) Added: 12/02/2018

Celebrate Chinese New Year Safely pdf (289.00 KB) Added: 12/02/2018

A New Fire and Ambulance Station for Swadlincote pdf (189.50 KB) Added: 09/02/2018

PR Swadlincote Station pdf (189.50 KB) Added: 09/02/2018

Cooking Fire Safety pdf (288.14 KB) Added: 02/02/2018

PR Cooking Fire Safety Feb 18 pdf (288.14 KB) Added: 02/02/2018

January

PR Fatal Fire Alvaston Cause pdf (275.51 KB) Added: 26/01/2018

PR Fatal Fire Alvaston pdf (270.47 KB) Added: 26/01/2018

DERBYSHIRE FIRE RESCUE SERVICE TO HOST TWO HOUR LIVE QA SESSION VIA SOCIAL MEDIA pdf (263.31 KB) Added: 23/01/2018

1PR Reg My App Jan 18 pdf (265.41 KB) Added: 16/01/2018

Wholetime Recruitment 2018 pdf (181.92 KB) Added: 15/01/2018

PR New Years Resolution Jan 18 pdf (342.45 KB) Added: 05/01/2018

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