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  • Audit of accounts public inspection notice

    Tuesday 09 May 2017

    From 1 July to 11 August 2017, 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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  • What should you do if you hear a neighbour’s smoke alarm?

    Tuesday 09 May 2017

    Smoke alarms can be lifesavers, if they are working. In fact, you are seven times more likely to die in a fire in the home if you don't have any working smoke alarms.

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  • Great Spring Garden Event

    Monday 08 May 2017

    The Great Spring Garden Event organised by the Red Cross celebrated its 20th year anniversary recently (Wednesday 26 April). The event had various exhibitions including specialist plant nurseries and community engagement initiatives that took place throughout the day in the beautiful surroundings of Newport House, Herefordshire.

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  • House fire in Worcester

    Friday 05 May 2017

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) were called to reports of a house fire in Cranesbill Drive, Worcester at 07:28am on Friday 5 May 2017.

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  • A Spring clean could save your life!

    Tuesday 02 May 2017

    It may be the last month of Spring, but there is still time to squeeze in a final spring clean. Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) as part of the Fire Kills campaign, is asking people to clear the 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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  • ​Avoid a dangerous shock this Bank Holiday weekend

    Tuesday 25 April 2017

    Ahead of the May Bank Holiday weekend, Electrical Safety First is reminding gardeners of the importance of using an RCD outside. Research undertaken by the charity shows that one in ten people in the UK have experienced an electric shock or accident while using an electrical appliance in the garden.

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  • Be Water Aware during Water Safety and Drowning Prevention Week

    Friday 21 April 2017

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is joining fire and rescue services across the UK in supporting The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) Water Safety and Drowning Prevention Week – Be Water Aware, which is taking place from 24 April –30 April 2017.

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  • Large fire on Blackpole East Trading Estate in progress

    Thursday 20 April 2017

    Approximately 70 firefighters and 16 fire engines have been tackling a large fire at Blackpole East Trading Estate in Worcester.

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  • ​Commissioner welcomes police and fire collaboration

    Tuesday 11 April 2017

    Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion has welcomed the latest collaborative approach between West Mercia Police and Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS).

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  • Wake up to the Deadly Risk: SMOKING IS THE BIGGEST FIRE KILLER

    Tuesday 04 April 2017

    Smokers are being warned that they must wake up to the deadly dangers of smoking - especially when tired. 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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