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  • Firefighters promote water safety in Arrow Valley Country Park

    Thursday 16 April 2015

    Just over a year ago, 15-year-old Richard Fellows drowned after swimming with friends in Paper Mill Weir in Arrow Valley Country Park. This week, Redditch firefighters have been promoting water safety in this area and speaking to the public about how they can stay safe.

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  • Audit of Fire Authority's accounts notice

    Thursday 16 April 2015

    Hereford & Worcester Fire Authority's accounts are subject to external audit by Grant Thornton UK LLP, Colmore Plaza, 20 Colmore Circus, Birmingham, West Midlands B4 6AT. Members of the public and local government electors have certain rights in the audit process.

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  • Chemical Spill in Droitwich

    Wednesday 15 April 2015

    On 14th April at 9.24pm, Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) were called to reports of a chemical spill from a lorry on Kidderminster Road, Droitwich.

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  • Water safety warning

    Monday 13 April 2015

    With summer around the corner, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is urging people to take extra care near open water such as the counties' rivers, quarries and canals.

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  • Test your smoke alarms as you change your clocks

    Tuesday 24 March 2015

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is urging residents across the two counties to test their smoke alarms as they change their clocks over the weekend of 28 and 29 March.

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  • Fatal Road Traffic Collision

    Tuesday 17 March 2015

    At approximately 2:28pm today (17 March) firefighters from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service were called to a serious road traffic collision in Redditch in which a man died.

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  • National Fire Sprinkler Week 2015

    Tuesday 17 March 2015

    It's Fire Sprinkler Week 2015 (16-22 March) and Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service wants to raise awareness of the benefits that sprinklers have for businesses, especially those with higher-risk premises, through a series of seminars.

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  • Man injured in road traffic collision on A38

    Friday 13 March 2015

    On 13th March at 07:54, two appliances from Droitwich Spa Fire Station were called to reports of a road traffic collision on the A38, Roman Way.

    On arrival crews found two cars that had been involved in a significant impact with the male driver trapped in his vehicle. Working alongside West Midlands Ambulance

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  • Crewing system trial at Hereford & Worcester fire stations

    Thursday 12 March 2015

    The Fire and Rescue Authority has approved the trial a different crewing arrangement for the second fire engines at both Hereford and Worcester fire stations.

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  • Aerosol cans cause explosion in Offenham home

    Wednesday 11 March 2015

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) were called to reports of a bedroom fire in Station Road, Offenham at approximately 9pm on Sunday 7th March.

    Crew from Evesham attended the incident which involved a small fire that had started by a candle being positioned too close to two aerosols; a bottle dry shampoo and a nail hardener. These aerosols later exploded and caused structural damage to the property.

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