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Archive for February 2012

  • Fire Authority Approve Budget

    Wednesday 15 February 2012

    For the second year running the Council Tax for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Authority has been frozen and the charge remains at just £73.64 for a Band D Council Taxpayer.

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  • Woman Rescued from River Avon

    Wednesday 15 February 2012

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was called to the River Avon at Evesham last night, following reports of a female in the water.

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  • On Call Firefighters Needed

    Tuesday 14 February 2012

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is seeking to recruit additional on call firefighters on the retained duty system at a number of Fire Stations across both counties.

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  • Shed Fire in Ashperton

    Monday 13 February 2012

    Firefighters were called to reports of a shed fire in Ashperton, near Ledbury, late last night (Sunday 12 February).

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  • Mayor and Mayoress of Ledbury Promote Fire Safety

    Monday 13 February 2012

    The Mayor and Mayoress of Ledbury are helping to promote fire safety across the county, encouraging local people to get smoke alarms fitted in their homes and to sign up for a Home Fire Safety Check

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  • Chimney fires

    Wednesday 08 February 2012

    Following five call-outs to chimney fires in just five hours yesterday evening (Tuesday 7 February), Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is re-issuing its chimney safety advice, urging people with real fires or wood-burners to act now to avoid a fire in their own chimney.

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  • Series of Chimney and Woodburner fires follow cold snap

    Monday 06 February 2012

    Firefighters received a series of calls reporting chimney and woodburner fires after cold weather set in last weekend.

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  • Warning after high number of road traffic collisions

    Monday 06 February 2012

    Firefighters were called to assist at 12 separate road traffic collisions across the two counties over the weekend, two of which involved the removal of car roofs to reach the injured occupants inside the vehicles.

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  • Spate of Burst Pipes Follow Cold Snap

    Monday 06 February 2012

    A spate of calls to the Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service followed the cold snap as businesses and residents suffered flooding to their premises last weekend.

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  • Barn fire in Badsey

    Monday 06 February 2012

    A barn in Badsey, near Evesham. was completely destroyed by fire at the weekend.

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