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  • Young Firefighters get Water Smart

    Thursday 16 August 2018

    Members of the Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service Young Firefighters Association have been getting 'Water Smart', to develop their water safety skills and pilot a new initiative from the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK).

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  • Fire commander appeals for better bike safety after dashcam shows near-miss

    Monday 06 August 2018

    A fire officer from Hereford and Worcester Fire & Rescue Service is appealing for cycling awareness and safety after capturing a near-miss incident with a child cyclist.

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  • Safety warning in hot weather

    Monday 30 July 2018

    With this current spell of hot weather predicted to continue, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is issuing vital safety advice.

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  • Free ‘Biker Down’ course: Bromsgrove

    Thursday 26 July 2018

    Bikers across Worcestershire are invited to attend a free three-hour 'Biker Down' course, offering potentially life-saving skills. Bromsgrove: Friday 7th September (10am-1pm).

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  • Fire service issues water safety advice

    Wednesday 25 July 2018

    With temperatures set to rise this week, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is warning members of the public to be extra careful around rivers, quarries and lakes in the area and recognise the dangers of entering open water.

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  • Firefighters tackle crop fire near Worcester

    Tuesday 24 July 2018

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is currently tackling a standing crop fire at a farm at Severn Stoke, Worcestershire. The public are being asked to stay away from Severn Stoke and Croome Court to allow vehicle access down the narrow lanes, until the incident is over.

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  • Evesham Fire Station host NHS blood donation event

    Monday 23 July 2018

    On 20 July, Evesham Fire Station hosted a NHS blood donation event for the first time, which was deemed a great success.

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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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