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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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  • 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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  • On-call firefighters needed for Droitwich

    Wednesday 27 June 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is recruiting additional on-call firefighters at Droitwich Fire Station. Men and women aged 18+ are invited to an awareness session at Droitwich Fire Station from 12 noon on Sunday 1 July to earn more about the opportunity.

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  • ​Free P.S.A blood test for men aged 45+

    Wednesday 27 June 2018

    Following on from the success of the Prostate Cancer Awareness day at Droitwich Spa fire station in May, the Worcester Prostate Awareness Group has now arranged another testing day in Malvern on 30th June, to provide FREE PSA blood tests for men aged 45+.

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  • Fire service warns of risk of wild fires

    Tuesday 26 June 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is issuing important safety advice, as fire crews have attended a number of incidents involving fires in the open in the last week.

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  • MATES target business operating outside the law in Leominster

    Monday 25 June 2018

    Recently, as part of the ongoing work within the Multi Agency Targeted Enforcement Strategy (MATES) in Herefordshire, over 20 business premises were visited over the course of three days.

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