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  • Firefighters tackle large wild fire in Kidderminster

    Friday 20 July 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) were called to a large wild fire at Axborough Wood, Stourbridge Road, Kidderminster at approximately 2.34pm yesterday afternoon (19 July). Eight fire engines and a number of specialist vehicles were deployed to the incident and on arrival firefighters were faced with a fire that involved a number of fields and a wood.

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  • Peterchurch & Ewyas Harold Fire Station Open Day

    Thursday 12 July 2018

    Peterchurch Fire Station on Valley View Road will be opening its doors to the public this Saturday (14 July) from 11am – 4:30pm for its combined annual open day with Ewyas Harold Fire Station.

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  • Fire Service adopts ‘Graded Response’ Procedure

    Wednesday 11 July 2018

    Following a Health and Safety led review of all operational and non-operational driving related policies and with public safety in mind, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) has now adopted a new Graded Response Procedure to be used when responding to incidents.

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  • On-call firefighters needed at Pebworth

    Wednesday 11 July 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is recruiting additional on-call firefighters at Pebworth Fire Station. Men and women aged 18+ are invited to an awareness session at Pebworth Fire Station from 1830hrs on Monday 16 July.

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  • Firefighters currently fighting fire on Hartlebury Common

    Wednesday 11 July 2018

    Firefighters from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) are currently dealing with a fire on Hartlebury Common, which began yesterday (10 July) at approximately 19:05.

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  • Safety First for Summer Cooking

    Wednesday 11 July 2018

    With the school summer holidays fast approaching, many children across the two counties will be spending more time in the kitchen. But whether they're lending a hand or simply seeking a snack, it's important to make sure that they know the hazards of a hot hob.

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  • Fire service issue warning about use of sky lanterns

    Wednesday 11 July 2018

    With the end of school approaching and various summer celebrations taking place across the two counties, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) would like to warn people about the dangers of using sky lanterns to celebrate.

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  • Comment on the Malvern Hills wildfire

    Thursday 05 July 2018

    We continue to issue warnings about wildfires, asking people to be extra vigilant and take steps to reduce the risk of wildfires and also to remind the public that BBQs are not permitted on the Malvern Hills at any time

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  • Disposable BBQ is probable cause of Malvern Hills fire

    Tuesday 03 July 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) has confirmed that a discarded disposable barbeque was the most likely cause of the fire around Earnslaw Quarry on the Malvern Hills which started yesterday (Monday) afternoon.

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  • Multiple crews attending fire on Malvern Hills – public asked to stay away

    Monday 02 July 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called at 15:22 on Monday 2 July 2018 to attend an established fire in a difficult location around Earnslaw Quarry on the Malvern Hills.

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