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be water aware this easter
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) are joining forces with their local partners to help keep people safe this spring. With the arrival of the Easter holidays and the warmer spring weather, many people are likely to be out with family and friends at waterside locations within County Durham and Darlington. 
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Talk Teach Time
The Arson Reduction Campaign, ‘Talk, Teach, Time,’ aimed at tackling the trend of deliberate fires has been relaunched today by County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS), in the lead up to the Easter holidays, when traditionally they see a spike in deliberate fires. Durham’s east coast along with certain areas of Darlington have seen an increase of arson over the past few years, with deliberate fires set in rubbish and grasslands as well as back alleys, damaging our local environmental resources, and harming our communities.
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6 CSI's
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) have joined forces with Durham Constabulary to train six Crime Scene Investigators as Fire Scene Investigators in a bid...
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Spennymoor Blues with Barnaby the dog
Meet Barnaby the dog who had a lucky escape last week after getting stuck in the River Wear at Shincliffe after going in after his ball. Instinctively his...
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Ryan Tipping Rowing the Atlantic
Firefighter Ryan Tipping who has just landed back in the UK after rowing the Atlantic! Ryan, along with a small team of rowers began their journey in Gran Canaria on the 22nd of December and after 59 days and 3000 miles they arrived in Barbados on Sunday the 20th of February.