Private landlords will be able to claim free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors for rented properties at Cannock Fire Station later.
From 1st October 2015 landlords across the country will be required to install and check smoke alarms in a bid to prevent fire deaths and injuries.
The event, where landlords will be able to find out about the new government regulations, is on between 11am and 1pm.
An investigation is underway into a major fire at an industrial park in Cotgrave in Nottinghamshire yesterday evening.Read the full story ›
Two people were led to saved by firefighters from a severe fire in a flat above a shop in the Black Country.
The blaze started in the living area above the retail unit in Messenger Road, Smethwick, during the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The living room was completely gutted and firefighters using breath apparatus helped rescue the pair. The flat was gutted by flames and filled with thick smoke.
About 20 firefighters from Smethwick, Ladywood, Handsworth and West Bromwich were at the scene.
The cause of the fire is not yet known and there are no know injuries.
Firefighters are dealing with a large factory fire in Derbyshire.
Eight fire engines are currently at the scene on Sawpit Lane in Tibshelf, just off junction 28 of the M1.
Drivers are being warned to expect reduced visibility.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire began at a block of flats in Winslow Close, Redditch.
The fire which was reported at 7pm on Saturday caused around sixty residents to be evacuated from their homes.
One person required hospital treatment for smoke inhalation and several others have been re-housed in temporary accommodation due to smoke damage.
It is believed that the fire started at a property in the middle of the block but fortunately the fire was contained and did not cause any major damage.
Investigations have not been able to begin on establishing how a major fire that completely destroyed a building at the University of Nottingham started because the site is too dangerous to examine.
The fire ripped through the building on the University's Jubilee Campus on Friday night. It was still under construction due to be new chemistry facilities and part funded by the pharmaceuticals firm Glaxo Smith Kline.
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue have been working continuously at the scene since Friday and still have one crew there.
Crews from Atherstone, Bedworth, Polesworth, Hinckley and Nuneaton as well crews from West Midlands Fire Service have been working to put a fire out in the Wilkinson homeware store in Nuneaton town centre.
Fire at Premier inn Solihull is in an electrical sub station at rear of hotel No Persons have been injured. multi agency working in progress
Crews are currently tackling a sever fire at premier inn Solihull. possible traffic delays in area. updates to follow.
Firefighters dealt with a fire at a pizza outlet in Leamington Spa in the early hours of today.
They were called to the blaze in the kitchen at Tuscano's Pizza in Bath street at 12.15am.
Two crews spent an hour at the premises.