Corporate Communications and Media

CFO Tom Capeling - Interview with members of the press
CFO Tom Capeling - Interview with Press

All press and media enquiries should be directed to our Corporate Communications & Media Team by e-mail or on 0191 444 1725/1542, during office hours, or out of office hours by contacting our Control Room on 0191 444 1069 and asking to speak to the Flexi Duty Officer. 

Our 24-hour Voicebank also provides details of key incidents that have occurred in the Tyne and Wear area. 

You can also complete the email form at the bottom of this page and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.  

Please note all enquiries go to the Corporate Communications & Media Team - any general enquiries or those relating to procurement and fire safety should go through the Contact Us page.

Additionally, all press releases issued by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service can be found within the Press Releases directory.  

Office Hours:

9:00 to 16:30 Monday to Thursday
9:00 to 16:00 Friday 

Jennie Whitell, Corporate Communications Manager
e-mail: jennie.whitell@twfire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 444 1542

Mike Chipchase, Corporate Communications Officer
e-mail: Michael.chipchase@twfire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 4441725

Out of Hours

Voicebank: +44 (0) 871 550 4041


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