Friday 27 January 2017
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a fire in a residential apartment building on Princes Drive, Worcester at approximately 8.15pm on Thursday evening (26 January).
Three fire engines from Worcester Fire Station arrived swiftly at the scene and on arrival the crews were faced with a fire within the communal stairwell of a two-storey building. The staircase itself was heavily smoke-logged.
Thursday 26 January 2017
Warwickshire Police, West Mercia Police and the Safer Roads Partnership are supporting the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) mobile phone week of action this week, by reminding motorists to avoid deadly distractions at the wheel and continuing to crack down on anyone who breaks the law.
Monday 16 January 2017
An exciting opportunity has recently arisen for 13-17 year olds to join the Young Firefighters Association (YFA), which helps young people challenge themselves, make new friends, learn exciting firefighting skills and help their communities.
Friday 13 January 2017
A HWFRS specialist water rescue team from Droitwich Fire Station and a Tactical Advisor have been sent to Norfolk to prepare for expected flooding this weekend.
Friday 06 January 2017
With the New Year underway, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service as part of the Fire Kills campaign are asking people to make testing their smoke alarms weekly one of their New Year's resolutions.
Wednesday 21 December 2016
Malvern Fire Station has recently had a community access defibrillator installed by Heartstart Malvern. The charity's aim is to increase the chance of surviving a cardiac arrest in Malvern by installing Public Access Defibrillator's and by providing free training on how to use them.
The defibrillator is the first one to be installed by the charity and the first within Malvern Link. Heartstart Malvern is hoping to install 50 defibrillators at key locations within Malvern during 2017.
Monday 19 December 2016
The Christmas holidays are upon us once more, and we will soon find ourselves surrounded by friends, family, food and festivities. Christmas trees, decorations and presents will fill our homes, ready for the big day, and soon everyone will be flocking around the Christmas dinner table.
Wednesday 14 December 2016
Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there's lots to think about this Christmas. But one thing...
Monday 12 December 2016
This morning (12th December), Evesham firefighters moved into their new and improved fire station in Abbey Road, which has taken just under 11 months to build.
Friday 02 December 2016
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is re-issuing its chimney safety advice after Fire crews have attended a number of chimney/wood burner fires over the two counties in the last few weeks.