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  • Shed Fire Sparks Safety Warning

    Monday 24 October 2011

     Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service firefighters were called at around 11:50pm on Saturday 22 October following reports of a shed fire in Abbeydore, Herefordshire. 

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  • Dishwasher Fire Ruins Kitchen

    Monday 24 October 2011

     Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called around 1:40pm on Sunday 23 October following reports of a dishwasher fire at a property in Benedict Close, Hereford, after a domestic smoke alarm was activated.

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  • School Saved From Fire

    Monday 24 October 2011

     Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called to Leominster Infants School shortly after 1:30pm on Friday 21 October after a member of staff smelt burning in one of the classrooms and activated the fire alarm. All classes were rapidly evacuated and both fire engines from Leominster Fire Station were promptly mobilised. 


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  • Throckmorton Fire

    Monday 24 October 2011

    Firefighters from across Herefordshire and Worcestershire attended a fire at the Throckmorton Landfill Site after 300 tonnes of recyclable garden waste caught light.

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  • Electric Blankets – Have You Checked Yours?

    Monday 24 October 2011

    People living in Herefordshire will be able to check the safety of their electric blankets at testing sessions which are taking place across the county.

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  • Keep Warm and Safe this Winter

    Friday 21 October 2011

    Firefighters are urging people to get their chimneys swept after they attended five chimney and woodburner fires in the last two days.

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  • Car on Railway Line

    Friday 21 October 2011

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called to Shaw Lane in Bromsgrove on Wednesday afternoon (18 October) after a car left the road and rolled approximately 30 feet down an embankment. Fortunately the driver had managed to exit the car unaided and helped raise the alarm.

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  • Diwali Fire Safety Message

    Thursday 20 October 2011

    With this year's Diwali, or 'festival of lights', starting next week, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is urging all those planning to celebrate to be vigilant and stay safe during their celebrations.

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  • Hedge Fire Spreads to Bungalow

    Thursday 20 October 2011

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a house fire in Charles Way, Malvern at around 10pm last night (Wednesday 19 October).

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  • Redditch Fire Station Bonfire Night Party

    Thursday 20 October 2011

    Firefighters are getting ready for their annual bonfire and firework display which will take place on Bonfire Night itself, Saturday 5 November, at Redditch Fire Station in Birmingham Road.

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