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  • ​How many smoke alarms do you have?

    Thursday 02 March 2017

    Latest fire statistics reveal that one smoke alarm may not be enough to provide you with the best chance of escaping a fire in the home.

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  • Dying to use your phone at the wheel?

    Tuesday 28 February 2017

    Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are urging motorists to avoid deadly distractions at the wheel, through a targeted mobile phone enforcement and education campaign which is running this week to crack down on people who continue to flout the law.

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  • BBC H&W breakfast presenters visit Worcester Fire Station

    Monday 27 February 2017

    BBC H&W breakfast presenters, Elliott and Toni, became firefighters for the day when they recently visited Worcester Fire Station. The visit was hosted by Worcester RDS who took the time to come in especially for the event. Crew Commander Steph Vincent and Firefighter Dan Hollings gave fantastic interviews and shared their experiences as on-call firefighters in a bid to promote recruitment.

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  • RTC training day at Fire Service College

    Monday 27 February 2017

    On Saturday 18 February crews from Pebworth, Pershore, Upton-Upon-Severn and Kidderminster attended the Fire Service College to take part in some realistic RTC training that involved live casualties and authentic scenarios.

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  • Firefighters called to 64 incidents during Storm Doris

    Friday 24 February 2017

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue attended 64 incidents yesterday (23 February) when Storm Doris swept the nation.

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  • ​Fire Service issues tumble dryer safety advice

    Friday 24 February 2017

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is issuing safety advice on the use of tumble dryers after Whirlpool have given new advice about the safety of their products.

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  • Worcester Cathedral rope rescue

    Tuesday 14 February 2017

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS), and ambulance crews attended a specialised rescue at height from Worcester Cathedral bell tower.

    Two crews from Worcester and a specialist Rope Rescue team from Malvern were called to assist the ambulance service at 16:57pm on 11 February 2017.

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  • A recipe for disaster

    Tuesday 14 February 2017

    We have all heard the kitchen tale of "a watched pot never boils!" More to the point an ignored pan catches fire! Please be careful in the kitchen this Valentine's Day not to follow Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Services simple recipe for disaster.

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  • House fire in Worcester

    Monday 13 February 2017

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS), police and ambulance crews attended a house fire in Cherry Tree Walk, Worcester on 11 February 2017.

    HWFRS received an initial emergency call at 08:34am, followed by numerous further calls, reporting a significant fire in a three storey terraced property. In total 5 fire appliances and an aerial appliance were deployed to the incident.

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  • Success at Service Exercise Market Garden

    Friday 10 February 2017

    On the evening of Tuesday 7 February, firefighters from North Worcestershire took part in a significant water-related training exercise with colleagues from Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) .

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