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Archive for January 2013

  • Preparing for the Cold Spell

    Thursday 17 January 2013

    Firefighters are encouraging people across the two counties to follow some simple advice to ensure they stay safe during the cold spell and predicted snow fall.

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  • Fire safety advice at retirement roadshow

    Tuesday 15 January 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) will be offering fire safety advice from its stand at a retirement roadshow taking place in Worcester this weekend.

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  • Warning Following Heater Fire

    Monday 14 January 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) has issued a safety warning after attending a fire involving a night storage heater.

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  • Service re-issues chimney safety warning

    Monday 14 January 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is re-issuing its chimney safety advice to encourage all those with real fires or woodburning stoves to have their chimneys swept regularly.

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  • Warning Following Heater Fire

    Monday 14 January 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) has issued a safety warning after attending a fire involving a night storage heater.

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  • Service re-issues chimney safety warning

    Monday 14 January 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is re-issuing its chimney safety advice to encourage all those with real fires or woodburning stoves to have their chimneys swept regularly.

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  • Cold weather warning for motorists

    Friday 11 January 2013

    The Safer Roads Partnership in Warwickshire and West Mercia is warning motorists in the region to take extra care on the roads over the weekend as temperatures are set to plummet. The Met Office has forecast outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow across the West Midlands on Saturday followed by a rapid drop in temperature which will lead to a risk of icy and slippery roads.

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  • House fire, Alvechurch

    Wednesday 09 January 2013

    Fire crews were called to a house in Bear Hill in Alvechurch in the early hours of this morning after a woman was woken up by the sound of her smoke alarm activating.

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  • Electric Blanket Testing at Bromsgove

    Wednesday 09 January 2013

    Electric blanket users living in or near Bromsgrove can take their blankets along to be safety checked at a multi-agency event being held in the town later this month.

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  • Icy roads warning

    Wednesday 09 January 2013

    With forecasters predicting colder weather over the next few days, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is urging drivers to be extra cautious on the roads.

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