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  • Service holding large scale training exercise

    Monday 11 March 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is giving advance notice of a large scale training exercise being held in Worcestershire this weekend, to avoid undue concern if people notice fire engines and other specialist equipment heading to the sites involved.

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  • Charity car wash

    Friday 08 March 2013

    Firefighters from White Watch, Worcester are holding a charity car wash at the station next weekend in aid of the Fire Fighters Charity.

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  • National No Smoking Day - 13 March 2013

    Thursday 07 March 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is supporting this year’s National No Smoking Day which takes place on Wednesday 13 March.

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  • Workshop fire

    Monday 04 March 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) was called to Hanley Road in Welland at 8.35pm on Saturday night (2 March) following reports of a fire in a unit on the Merebrook Industrial Estate.

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  • Concern as Two Thirds of Homes Without Alarm

    Monday 04 March 2013

    A Community Safety Advisor from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) has expressed concern at how many homes do not have working smoke alarms.

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  • Chimney fires

    Monday 04 March 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is re-issuing its chimney safety advice after being called to eight incidents over the weekend involving real fires or woodburning stoves.

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  • Local MP visits fire station

    Monday 04 March 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) welcomed Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch County, at the fire station in Birmingham Road in Redditch at the end of last week (Friday 1 March).

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  • Smoke alarm reminder as couple and their dog have lucky escape

    Friday 01 March 2013

    Firefighters say that a couple and their dog were exceptionally lucky to escape unharmed from a fire at their home in Hagley earlier this week.

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  • Young Firefighters Association Open Evening - Droitwich

    Friday 01 March 2013

    If you have a son or daughter aged between 13 and 17, why not encourage them to come along to an open evening at Droitwich Fire Station next Wednesday to find out more about becoming a Young Firefighter?

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  • 'On-Call' Firefighters Needed

    Friday 01 March 2013

    Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is looking to recruit additional on call firefighters to work out of some of its fire stations across the two counties, and will be holding awareness sessions over the next two weeks where potential applicants can find out more about the role.

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