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  • On-call firefighters needed for Pershore Fire Station

    Wednesday 04 May 2016

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is seeking to recruit additional on-call firefighters to provide cover during the week and at the weekend for Pershore Fire Station. The Service will be holding an awareness session at the station where anyone interested can find out more about the role.

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  • Fire Service supports Deaf Awareness Week

    Tuesday 03 May 2016

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) reaches out to deaf and hard of hearing people during Deaf Awareness Week (2 – 8 May to ensure they have effective smoke alarms in place.

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  • Get out, stay out and call 999

    Tuesday 03 May 2016

    It may be the last month of spring, but there is still time to squeeze in a final spring clean. As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is asking people to clear away any clutter that may be blocking escape routes, and to make sure their family, guests and loved ones know how to get out, stay out and call 999 in the event of a fire.

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  • Audit of accounts public inspection notice

    Wednesday 27 April 2016

    From 1 July to 11 August, between 9.00am and 5.00pm Mondays to Thursdays (4.00pm Fridays) on weekdays, any person may inspect the Fire Authorities accounts and related documents.

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  • Water safety advice for Drowning Prevention Week

    Monday 25 April 2016

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is joining with fire and rescue services across the UK in supporting the Chief Fire Officers Association's (CFOA's) Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week 2016, which is taking place from 25 April – 1 May 2016.

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  • Wake up to the deadly risk: smoking is the biggest fire killer

    Friday 08 April 2016

    Smokers are being warned that they must wake up to the deadly dangers of smoking - especially when tired - as Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) as part of the Fire Kills campaign, highlights that a third of all deaths in fires in the home are caused by cigarettes.

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  • New Chief Fire Officer for Hereford & Worcester

    Friday 01 April 2016

    Today (1 April), Nathan Travis BA (Hons), MPA (Warwick) has temporarily taken over the reins as Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service for a period of six months until a permanent chief is appointed later this year.

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  • Police and fire to co-locate assets at several locations

    Monday 21 March 2016

    Today (21 March 2016), the Policy and Resources Committee of Hereford & Worcester Fire Authority gave approval for officers to develop plans with West Mercia Police to co-locate police and fire assets at selected on-call (retained) fire stations.

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  • Firefighters take part in explosive training exercise

    Friday 18 March 2016

    Employees at Cargill's European poultry business in Hereford participated in a major training exercise alongside Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, the Environment Agency and Herefordshire Council's Emergency planning involving a simulated explosion and severe fire.

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  • Firefighters to make a splash at city fire station

    Wednesday 09 March 2016

    Worcestershire residents are being given the opportunity to support their local firefighters this weekend with a charity car wash taking place on Saturday (12th March) at Worcester Fire Station, McKenzie Way, Worcester.

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