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  • Fire Service supports Student Fire Safety Week

    Thursday 20 October 2016

    With new students settling in to their new homes and new routines and returning students getting back in to the swing of all things university, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS), as part of the Fire Kills Campaign, is encouraging all students to have a think about their fire safety during Student Fire Safety Week (24 – 30 October).

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  • Fire Service and the Canal & River Trust team up to make Diglis Weir safer

    Wednesday 19 October 2016

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) has teamed up with the Canal & River Trust to reposition the boom (water safety barrier) in the Diglis Weir, which will now make it easier for rescue teams to reach any stranded boats in the area.

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  • Fire Service supports Candle Fire Safety Week

    Monday 17 October 2016

    Fire and Rescue Services across the country are asking people to take care this Candle Fire Safety Week (17 – 23 October) and snuff out the risk of fire in their homes.
    Candle fires result in around 350 casualties each year, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is urging people to take extra care with candles this winter - over 40% of all fires started by candles result in a death or injury.

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