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Blackley fire station redevelopment

28th February 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Blackley fire station to receive ‘major overhaul’ as part of £38m investment across Manchester

Greater Manchester Combined Authority have announced plans to redevelop Blackley fire station as part of a £38 million investment. The new building will be enviromentally friendly and allow communities access to using the facilities.

7th February 2023 | By Elena John

Rise in faulty heaters leads to warning from Greater Manchester fire and rescue

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue have issued a warning to ensure the quality of your portable heater amidst a rise in fire call-outs during the cost of living crisis.


31st October 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Firefighter hero honoured for life-saving actions on his way home from shift

An off-duty firefighter has been given a special commendation after he saved a man’s life. Watch manager Karl Grindrod had finished a night shift at Withington fire...


28th February 2017 | By Jack Colwell

‘Cracker’ the hero sniffer dog paws-es for retirement from fire service

A  ‘Cracker’ at sniffing out evidence from burnt-out buildings is hanging up her paws for good following a decade-long career. Greater Manchester fire dog Lucy,...