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June 17, 2022

Investigation into cause of fire after man jumps from window of burning property

Police and fire staff are investigating the cause of a fire which saw a man jump from the window of a burning property in the Moorlands. The incident happened before 9pm last night (Thursday, June 16) in High Street, Cheadle.

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June 17, 2022

Man jumped from window of burning property

A man has been taken to hospital after jumping from a window of a burning property in the Moorlands. The incident happened just before 9pm last night (Thursday, June 16) in High Street, Cheadle.

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April 14, 2022

“Everything’s gone. It’s totally devastated”

Three brothers have launched an appeal for photographs featuring their family, after almost 60 years of memories were destroyed in a fire. Rita Halsey, aged 82, lost her home and all her belongings in the fire at Rocester, which spread through three properties in Abbey Road on March 31.

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December 16, 2021

Overheated phone charger causes bedroom blaze

A bedroom blaze that broke out at a property in the Moorlands is believed to have been accidentally caused by an overheated phone charger, emergency services say. Members of the Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to a home on Leek Road in Cheadle after receiving reports of a fire at the dwelling on Monday afternoon (December 13).

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July 29, 2021

Man remains in critical condition after fire at petrol station

A man who was seriously injured at a petrol station fire in the Moorlands remains in a critical condition in hospital. The incident happened on Tuesday (July 27) afternoon at the petrol station in Brookhouses, Cheadle.

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July 27, 2021

Man seriously injured at petrol station fire

A man has been seriously injured at a fire in a petrol station in the Moorlands. The incident happened today (Tuesday, July 27) at around 5pm at the petrol station in Brookhouses, Cheadle.

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May 5, 2021

Police appeal for eye witnesses after park fire

Police are appealing for eye witnesses to come forward after a blaze, which was started deliberately, in a town park. The fire, which threatened to damage nearby properties, happened at Cheadle Park on Monday, April 26.

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April 29, 2021

Arson attack on town park

Multiple fire crews tackled a large blaze in Cheadle this week – a fire which had been deliberate, according to the fire service. It is understood that several separate fires were deliberately lit on a piece of land off Park Lane, near to the town centre in the early evening of Monday (April 26).

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December 18, 2020

“I really cannot thank everyone enough”

A family has been overwhelmed by the support they have received from a Moorlands community following a house fire which destroyed most of the family's possessions. The fire at a property in Dovedale Close in Cheadle happened on Saturday, December 5 and saw many of Jen Marie and her children's possessions destroyed by the blaze.

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September 9, 2020

Fire at village public toilets

A council is having to use more than £1,000 in tax payers money to repair and clean up a public toilet facility after a fire broke out at the premises. The incident happened at the public toilets on New Road in Upper Tean on Saturday, August 29.

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March 12, 2020

“I’ve lost everything” – retired nurse says she is “devastated” after freak house fire

AN ELDERLY lady says she is “devastated” after a fire ripped through her home last month, leaving her having to find a temporary home. 83-year-old Margaret Keane, of Cheadle, was out shopping with her son on the afternoon of February 16 when her bungalow on Robina Drive caught fire, reportedly from lightning amidst Storm Dennis. The retired nurse of 37 years said she had just spent £1,800 of her savings on decorating the Your Housing property following what was supposed to be her “final move” in March 2019.

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May 30, 2019

Garden sheds and toilet block damaged by ‘mindless vandalism’

GARDEN sheds, fencing and a public toilet block have been damaged after 'mindless vandalism' caused a fire by a town's recreation grounds. The incident happened at around 7pm last Wednesday (May 22) at the back of the recreation grounds in Tean Road, Cheadle. Staffordshire Police have confirmed that they were called to a report of a shed fire on Mill Road, Cheadle at around 7.30pm on May 22.

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